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: 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)


Young @ Art: World Travelers [YA1]

Tue, Jun 2, 9, or 16 or Wed, Jun 3, 10 or 17, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Travel around the world at VMFA! Explore different cultures and the art from those cultures while using artifacts to inspire your own works.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: I Spy the Sea and Sky [YA2]

Tue, Jul 7, 14, or 21 or Wed, Jul 8, 15, or 22, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Delve into underwater adventures and aquatic animal life while painting seascapes.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)


Young @ Art: The View from Here [YA3]

Tue, Aug 4, 11 or 18 or Wed, Aug 5, 12 or 19, 11 am – noon | Art Education Center 
Ages 2 ½ – 5 | Observe how objects look from up high and down low as well as from a normal perspective. Participate in spatially themed movement activities and songs, and then create works of art that really pop.
$10 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $8)