Get Art Smart! The Art School offers a wide array of classes and workshops for adults and children of all ages, including summer camps for children.

Museum members get discounts on registration fees. Click here to join today!

Please note that pre-registration is required for all programs and fees are nonrefundable. Register early as class sizes are small for individualized attention.

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WednesdayFebruary 4
Gladys' Gang: Love Bugs10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys' Gang: Love Bugs
Find Gladys in the CMA Galleries! Then hop back to the studios and make someone a special valentine! Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions discover art through the introduction of elementary art term such as color, line, shape and texture during the Gladys’ Gang series.


  • Free.
SundayApril 12
Passport to Art: Quite the Impression!Noon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Quite the Impression!
Come get your Passport to Art and make an impression—impressionistic painting that is—before viewing the Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal exhibition. This free drop-in studio program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. After spending time in our open studios, explore our galleries at your own leisure or join us for the family tour at 1:00 p.m.


  • Free.
WednesdayMay 6
Gladys’ Gang: Magical May10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys’ Gang: Magical May
Join us for this popular series! Gladys’ Gang is a free, early childhood arts and literacy program for ages 2-5 that focuses on preparing children for kindergarten. Using art as a guide, children and their adult caregivers enjoy story time in the galleries followed by a hands-on art project in the CMA studios. The program is held the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. This month visit the Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal exhibition and create a May flower inspired salt painting in the studio. Registration required as space is limited.


  • Free.