Young @ Art

young-art_360x175Innovative, hour-long art lessons inspire your child’s imagination and creativity. Join Ms. Lori for hands-on activities (new activities introduced weekly), along with age-appropriate gallery tours, entertaining stories, exploratory puzzles, movement games, and more!

Young @ Art has a new time: 11 am!

Class Schedule


Young @ Art: Art in Motion [YA5]

Tue, Jan 13, 20, 27 or Wed, Jan 14, 21, 28, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Get groovin’ with lines, patterns, and brush strokes and discover techniques artists use to show movement in their work.  
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: Marks Like the Masters [YA6]

Tue, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 or Wed, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | From dots to splatters to thick brushstrokes, be inspired by the painting techniques of master artists to create a colorful work of your own.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: Shape it up! [YA7]

Tue, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 or Wed, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Join us as we explore shapes—from searching for circles, squares, and triangles in the galleries, to art movements like Cubism, to “shapely” art projects in the studio! 
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: Colorful Flowers [YA8]

Tue, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28 or Wed, Apr 8, 15, 22, 29, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Let paintings by artists like Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse help teach the art of the flower and basic color theory before creating vibrant works in the studio.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: Artsy Animals [YA9]

Tue, May 5, 12, 19 or Wed, May 6, 13, 20, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Investigate animal characteristics and habitats while you paint, sculpt, and draw your way through the animal kingdom.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)