Art Studio

Our art studio set-up follows a TAB (Teaching Artistic Behavior) model and offers five different media centers, books and art starters to explore! These centers follow monthly themes. The Studio offers something for all ages and stages of art!
Family Paint Night

Make a date with your family at the museum for a fun- filled night of painting!

Date:  Thursday, November 29
Time:  6:00-7:30 pm
Cost: $30 for members, $35 for non-members, includes admission for 1 adult and 1 child


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Free Programming - Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stop by the Art Studio each week for FREE programming designed around a topic or technique.


September: The Art of Space

Saturday, September 15: Spray Paint Galaxy. 

Experiment with different materials to create your own planet and add it to our Art Studio Galaxy.  


Saturday, September 29: Starry Night Printmaking. 

Artists have always been inspired by the mystery of space and the night sky. Join with us as we explore printmaking inspired by Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”.


October: Crazy Cubism

Saturday, October 13: Roll-A-Picasso. 

Join us in the Art Studio for a game in which we will channel our inner cubist artist and collaborate on a large-scale piece of art.

Saturday October 27:  Cubist Faces. 

Learn about the characteristics of Cubism as we build sculptural portraits inspired by the masters!


November: Art in Board Games

Saturday, November 3: Jose Posada Prints. 

Explore a method of printmaking to create Jose Posada inspired masterpieces.


Saturday, November 17: Giant Chutes and Ladders. 

Become a game piece in a giant game of Chutes and Ladders as we work together to build a beautiful, collaborative game board to play on.


December: Blizzards in Winter

Saturday, December 8: Watercolor Winter. 

Step into our Art Studio winter wonderland and learn watercolor painting techniques to bring a winter forest landscape to life!


Saturday, December 22: Sparkly Snow Painting. 

Imagine your own dazzling winter night sky while exploring a very different kind of painting!