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


[CA1] Beginning Painting

Thu, Sep 22, 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)


[CA2] Studio Explorations

Thu, Sep 29, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 58 | Get to know the art studio and explore a wide range of materials, tools, and multisensory activities that promote creative thinking and learning through experience.

$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA3] Drawing Fun-damentals

Thu, Oct 6, 4:15 – 6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 5–8 | Have fun learning basic drawing techniques! Practice sketching and shading, while experimenting with different drawing tools.

$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA4] Greek Creations

Thu, Oct 13, 4:15–6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 5–8 | Be inspired by a centuries-old Greek amphora and build your own vase with air-dry clay and paint.

$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA5] Mini Masterpieces

Thu, Oct 27, 4:15–6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 5–8 | Draw masterpieces, using styles similar to the artists who originally created them, on shrink plastic - a fun and innovative material that shrinks, hardens, and preserves your work!

$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA6] Architectural Elements

Thu, Nov 3, 4:156 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 58 | 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)


[CA7] Art of the Americas

Thu, Nov 10, 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)


[CA8] Painting with Style

Thu, Nov 17, 4:15–6 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Ages 5–8 | Be inspired by the art of Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch! Learn what it means to be an Expressionist, and create unique paintings that show mood and emotion.

Educational programming for Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss, and the Cycle of Life is generously supported by the Robert Lehman Foundation. 

$20 (VMFA members $18)


[CA9] 2D or Not 2D?

Thu, Dec 1, 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)


[CA10] Posters & Prints

Thu, Dec 8, 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)


[CA11] Mixed-Media Mania

Thu, Dec 15, 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)