Art Classes & Workshops

Registration Information

Registration for winter/spring 2023 programs begins at 8 am on November 15 for current VMFA members and November 22 for non-members.

The Studio School offers adults (16+) year-round art classes and workshops in drawing, painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, mixed media, creative writing, and design. Yoga classes are also available.

Drawing and Painting Classes at VMFA Studio School

Drawing + Painting

The Studio School offers a wide variety of drawing and painting classes and workshops geared for the beginning student through the experienced artist.

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Photography Classes at VMFA Studio School


Courses in digital, traditional and alternative photography processes are offered each semester at the Studio School.

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Pottery Classes at VMFA Studio School


Ceramic sculpture, hand-building, wheel-throwing, and glazing are all techniques taught in the Studio School’s pottery courses.

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Creative Writing Class at VMFA Studio School

Creative Writing

Memoir, poetry, short story and playwriting courses are some of the creative writing offerings at the VMFA Studio School.

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Yoga Classes at VMFA Studio School

Mind, Body + Spirit

Beginning Hatha Yoga classes incorporate stretching, strengthening, and breathing exercises to reduce stress and promote well-being.

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