Kids Studio

Visit VMFA’s Art Education Center for innovative art projects that foster creativity, critical thinking, and fun! Explore the museum’s world-renowned collection of fine art, experiment with a range of materials, and learn from expert instructors. Studio programs are tailored to specific age groups and correlate with the SOLs for Virginia Public Schools. Register online or phone 804.340.1405.

For kids 5 – 12 years.

A group of children sitting on the floor in the African Art gallery, listening to an instructor speak about the objects on view.

After School Art Club

Ages 5 – 8
Thursdays, 4:15 – 6 pm

Let your imagination soar in the studio as you make original works of art inspired by objects in the museum. Sign up for one or more of these fun and creative workshops led by Lori Valente Coffey.

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Children creating art in the studio

Kids Discover

Ages 6 – 9
Select Saturdays, 1 – 4 pm

Explore a variety of materials and subject matter while discovering new techniques and styles from around the world.

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Children drawing in a gallery

Foundations in Art

Ages 9  – 12
Thursdays (three sessions), 4:15 – 6 pm

Imagine, create, and grow as an emerging young artist while making original artworks inspired by gallery observations and innovative materials.

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