Young @ Art

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Innovative art lessons inspire imagination, individuality, and creativity! Join us for hands-on experiential play and arts activities, exciting gallery tours, and entertaining stories. Monthly themes; different lessons weekly.

Note: Classes are nonrefundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Be sure to mark your calendars

Class Schedule


[EY1] Fabulous Fabric

Tue, Sep 20, 27, or Wed, Sep 21, 28, 11 am–noon | Art Education Center 

Ages 2 ½–5 | Discover textiles, and the creative ways that artists use fabric. In the art studio, combine felt, fur, and fun to make your own fiber art.

$15 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $13)
Advance registration required.


[EY2] Paper Capers

Tue, Oct 4, 11, 25, or Wed, Oct 5, 12, 26, 11 am–noon | Art Education Center

Ages 2 ½–5 | From papyrus to papier-mâché, explore VMFA to learn the history of paper. Enjoy paper-play activities, and experiment with paper marbling and other pulp-based projects.

$15 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $13)
Advance registration required.


[EY3] Sensation Inspiration

Tue, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, or Wed, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, 11 am–noon | Art Education Center 

Ages 2 ½–5 | Stimulate your senses as you explore the sights, sounds, and smells depicted in art. Create sensational, sensory-driven art works of your own.

$15 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $13)
Advance registration required.


[EY4] Jewels Rule

Tue, Dec 6, 13, or Wed, Dec 7, 14, 11 am–noon | Art Education Center 

Ages 2 ½–5 | Discover sparkling objects and master craftsmanship while visiting VMFA’s new Fabergé gallery. Diamonds, rubies, and sapphires will dazzle your eyes and inspire your own bejeweled treasures.

$15 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $13)
Advance registration required.