After School Art Club

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

Ages 58
Thursdays, 4:156 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 Tiffany Glass Ferreira.

Special Offer
Receive a $2 discount per class when you register for six or more After School Art Club classes! Available only by phone at 804.340.1405. Note: Classes are nonrefundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Be sure to mark your calendars.”

 

Class Schedule


[CA16] Form & Sculpture

Thu, Feb 11, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Find inspiration from sculptures in Rodin: Evolution of a Genius and learn to hand build a small-scale sculpture with air-dry clay.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA17] Animal Explorers

Thu, Feb 18, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Discuss the habitats, basic needs, and characteristics of animals while drawing in the galleries. Learn how adding details and textures can enhance your drawings.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA18] Winter Wonderland

Thu, Feb 25, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Collage a wintery landscape with mixed-media materials like metallic paints and decorative papers in cool color combinations.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA19] Sketchbook Starter

Thu, Mar 3, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Get all the materials to start your own sketchbook! Learn how to use drawing tools and techniques such as outlining, shading, and pencil handling.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA20] Inspired by Stained Glass

Thu, Mar 10, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Be motivated -- and illuminated -- by stunning stained-glass objects while learning about color and light to help you create designs with similar effects.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA21] Go Green

Thu, Mar 17, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Get creative with recyclables and learn how to turn ordinary objects into stunning works of art!
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA22] Designs to Prints

Thu, Mar 24, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Focus on the geometric shapes and motifs in artifacts from Africa. Draw similar designs and patterns to create relief prints in the studio.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA23] Shape Shifters

Thu, Apr 7, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Practice symmetry by shifting around different shapes and patterns, and learn how to transform these puzzle-like designs into mathematical tessellations.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA24] Sketch It Out

Thu, Apr 14, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Build on drawing techniques and learn proportion through blind contour line drawings and gestural figure drawings of your fellow artists.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA25] Still Lifes with Style

Thu, Apr 21, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Explore still-life compositions and painting styles by well-known artists in VMFA's collections. Learn about contrast and use complementary colors to paint a vibrant still life of your own.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA26] Wearable Art

Thu, Apr 28, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Fashion your own wearable art creations inspired by the handcrafted buckles and brooches in the Art Nouveau gallery!
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA27] Land of Illustrators

Thu, May 5, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Focus on landscape elements in favorite children's books to inspire illustrated scenes from your own imagination.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA28] The Egyptian Painter

Thu, May 12, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Paint like an Egyptian in this special portraiture lesson while discussing the history and fascinating stories of this ancient civilization.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA29] Mini Masterpieces

Thu, May 19, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Create miniature versions of your favorite masterpieces in VMFA's collections by drawing replications on plastic shrink paper. Be amazed by the results.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA30] Paint Party

Thu, May 26, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Learn about Abstract Expressionism and make your mark by originating your own "action" painting.
$20 (VMFA members $18)