Teen Studio (Grades 10–12)

Through the combination of art history and studio perspectives, these immersive workshops aim to expand creating thinking.

Teens enrolled in grades 10 through 12 are invited to participate. Led by artists and museum educators, each five-hour workshop includes an interactive tour in the galleries, group conversation, art instruction, and open studio time to experiment with materials and techniques. Lunch and all materials are provided. This program is free, but preregistration is required. See the schedule below for program topics, times, dates, and registration information. Each workshop topic is offered twice; participants must choose one date to attend.

2014–2015 Schedule

Drawing: Anthony Van Dyck
February 21 and March 14 ǀ 10 am–3:30 pm

Learn about Van Dyck’s courtly paintings and his approach to portraiture. Then learn techniques to create a self-portrait. Registration begins here at noon on Wednesday, February 11.

To register for February 21, please click here.

To register for March 14, please click her

Past Workshops

Watercolor: Andrew Wyeth
October 11 and 18 ǀ 10 am–3:30 pm

Visit the exhibition Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In and experiment with color-mixing techniques.

Printmaking: Hudson River School
November 8 and 15 ǀ 10 am–3:30 pm

Discover the landscapes and ideas of Hudson River school artists, then create autumnal monotype prints.

Painting: El Greco
January 17 and 24 ǀ 10 am–3:30 pm

Investigate El Greco’s paintings through the eyes of an art conservator.

Writing: American Art
January 31 and February 14 ǀ 10 am–3:30 pm

Explore different perspectives on American paintings through drama and creative-writing activities led by a playwright. 

Family Programs

Check out programs for younger siblings.


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