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.

2015–2016 Schedule

Narrative: Journaling in the Museum
October 10 and 31 ǀ 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore highlights from the permanent collection and document the experience using creative journaling and sketching techniques.

Abstract: Investigating Sculpture
January 9 and 23 ǀ 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Investigate the variety of materials and ideas that shape contemporary sculpture.

Figure: Capturing Gesture
February 13 and 27 ǀ 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Discover the dramatic narrative of an Italian baroque painting, and then learn techniques for figure drawing while sketching from a live model.

Click here to register for February 13.

Click here to register for February 27.

Landscape: Illuminating Nature
March 5 and 12 ǀ 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Examine 19th-century landscape paintings and explore how American artists used light to enliven the landscape.

Click here to register for March 5.

Click here to register for March 12.

Family Programs

Check out programs for younger siblings.


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