Tween Workshops (Grades 7–9)

These drawing workshops provide the opportunity to focus deeply on a topic in the Gallery’s collection through close looking, sketching, and conversation.

Teens enrolled in grades 7 through 9 are invited to participate. Taught by artists and museum educators, each two-and-a-half-hour workshop consists of conversation and hands-on drawing instruction in the galleries. All workshops begin in the Founders Room, located adjacent to the West Building Rotunda. Participants must be dropped off and picked up by a designated parent or guardian. Workshops are free, but preregistration is required. See the schedule below for program topics, times, dates, and online registration form.

Sign Language

Sign language interpretation is available for Tween Workshops. Please request this service in the comments field on the online registration form.

Winter 2016 Workshop Schedule

Registration for all winter workshops begins at noon on Wednesday, January 13. At that time, a link to the registration page will appear here. If you do not see the link, remember to refresh your Internet browser.

From Lines to Landscapes
Explore American landscape paintings with vast skies, grand mountain peaks, and sparkling rivers. Then, experiment with foundational drawing techniques including horizon line, perspective, and scale to capture the beauty of nature. This program is offered five times; please choose one session to attend:

Sunday, January 24, 1:00–3:30
Sunday, January 31, 1:00–3:30
Sunday, February 7, 1:00–3:30
Sunday, February 21, 1:00–3:30
Sunday, February 28, 1:00–3:30

When all workshop spaces are full, please add your name to the waiting list here.

Family Programs

Check out programs for younger siblings.


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