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


Intro to Painting [CA1]

Thu, Oct 1, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Learn basic painting techniques, such as how to hold a brush, mix colors, and apply textures. Then apply what you’ve learned by painting on canvas.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Studio Explorations [CA2]

Thu, Oct 8, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Get to know the art studio and explore a wide range of materials and tools. Multisensory activities promote creative thinking and learning through experience. 
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Beginning Drawing [CA3]

Thu, Oct 15, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Learn about fundamental drawing techniques! Practice sketching and shading, while experimenting with different drawing media.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Greek Creations [CA4]

Thu, Oct 22, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Using a centuries-old Greek amphora as inspiration, create your own original vase with air-dry clay and paint.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Mini Masterpieces [CA5]

Thu, Oct 29, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Draw masterpieces, using colors and styles similar to the artists who originally created them, on shrink plastic—a revolutionary material that shrinks, hardens, and preserves your work. Turn these works of art into jewelry pendants, fridge magnets, and much more.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Architectural Elements [CA6]

Thu, Nov 5, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Focus on lines, shapes, and perspective while exploring and then sketching the architectural and landscape elements found on the museum grounds. 
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Illuminated Lanterns [CA7]

Thu, Nov 12, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Discover the cultural significance of lanterns from around the world, and make your own paper lantern to light at the end of class. 
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Art of the Americas [CA8]

Thu, Nov 19, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Appreciate the skill and artistry of the first peoples of America as you learn how to make functional objects similar to works seen in the galleries. 
$20 (VMFA members $18)


2D or Not 2D? [CA9]

Thu, Dec 3, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Considering form, material, and texture, determine what makes 3D art different from 2D. Learn to apply these elements in constructing abstract sculptures using everyday materials. 
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Posters and Prints [CA10]

Thu, Dec 10, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Check out the poster designs in the Art Deco galleries and learn about traditional methods of printmaking by designing your own graphics and prints.
$20 (VMFA members $18)


Mixed-Media Mania [CA11]

Thu, Dec 17, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira
Ages 5 – 8 | Push the limits in your own work after observing works of art that incorporate paint, drawing media, and other materials.
$20 (VMFA members $18)