Artsy Infants

my-first-camp_360x175It’s never too soon to introduce your infant to art! Led by Lori Valente Coffey, this unique studio program fosters sensory stimulation during the early stages of growth and development. Enjoy inspirational stroller tours, playtime learning, and experimenting with art supplies (safe for babies).

To determine if this class is developmentally suited for your child, please contact Lori Valente Coffey at 804.340.1343.

Class Schedule


Let's Make Music [PA8]

Wed, Apr 16 or 23, 11 am– noon | Art Education Center
Ages 3 – 15 months | Watch what happens when your baby experiments with new sounds. Stroll through the galleries to see musical instruments in art, and then return to the studio and enjoy the experience of creating a musically inspired work of your own. 
$10 per baby/adult pair ($8 members)

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My Face, Your Face [PA9]

Wed, May 14 or 21, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center
Ages 16 – 30 months | As babies develop, they become more communicative. View expressive portraits during your gallery tour and then in the studio, make faces with each other to express different emotions.
$10 per baby/adult pair ($8 members)

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Bright Ideas [PA1]

Thu, Jun 19, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center
Ages 3 – 15 months | Discuss your baby’s developing senses, observe works of art that emphasize light and color, and then explore vibrant colors in the studio.
$10 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $8)

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Movin' & Groovin' [PA2]

Thu, Jul 17, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center
Ages 3 – 15 months | Focus on the importance of tummy time and movement in art. Twist, swish, and groove through the galleries in this interactive infant class.
$10 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $8)

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Color Me Glad! [PA3]

Thu, Aug 21, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center
Ages 3 – 15 months | Learn why bright colors are better than pretty pastels for your baby’s eyes. Play with colored instruments, view vibrant paintings in the galleries, and create a colorful work of art.
$10 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $8)

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