Young @ Art

Registration Information

Summer 2023 Classes & Programs

Registration for VMFA Members & Non-members is currently underway online, by phone, and in person.

Questions: 804.340.1405

Explore the summer 2023 Classes & Programs Brochure

Fall 2023 Classes & Programs

Registration for VMFA Members

To accommodate the high volume of enrollment, members-only registration for the following categories will begin as noted below:

Tue, Aug 8 | 8 am (online)
Studio School and Art History Classes (ages 16+)

Wed, Aug 9 | 8 am (online)
Early Childhood Classes & Camps (age 5 and under), Kids Studio Classes (ages 5–12), and Teen Summer Classes (ages 13–17)

VMFA members have the first chance to register for classes. Not a member? Join today.

Registration for Non-members

Tue, Aug 15 at 8 am (online)
Non-member registration for all classes begins

In need of assistance? Visitor Services is available by phone 804.340.1405 starting at 8 am
or in-person at the museum starting at 10 am on registration days.

Ages 2 1/2–5 years, accompanied by an adult

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

What to Know Before Coming to Class


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


Class Schedule

Ages 2 1/2–5, accompanied by an adult
Wednesdays, 10:30–11:30 am
Monthly themes | Different lessons weekly
Art Education Center
Enrollment limit: 6 children
Advance registration required


[EY1] Creative Creatures

Wednesdays, Jun 7 or 14, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Discover birds, bugs, and other living things in works of art. Get ready for feathers, fur, and fun!

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


[EY2] Creative Creatures

Fridays, Jun 9 or 16, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Discover birds, bugs, and other living things in works of art. Get ready for feathers, fur, and fun!

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


[EY3] Parts of Art

Wednesdays, Jul 5, 12, 19 or 26, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Explore the elements of art: color, line, shape, and texture in works of art including Benjamin Wigfall and Communications Village.

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


[EY4] Parts of Art

Fridays, Jul 7, 14, 21 or 28, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Explore the elements of art: color, line, shape, and texture in works of art including Benjamin Wigfall and Communications Village.

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


[EY5] World Full of Wonder

Wednesdays, Aug 2 or 9, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Go on an ‘around the world’ art adventure at VMFA! Travel through the galleries and find inspiration in art from around the globe.

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)


[EY6] World Full of Wonder

Friday, Aug 4 or 11, 10:30–11:30 am | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 2 1/2–5, with an adult | Go on an ‘around the world’ art adventure at VMFA! Travel through the galleries and find inspiration in art from around the globe.

$22 per toddler/adult pair (VMFA members $18)