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Youth: Gallery/Studio Program

Registration for spring 2018 classes is now closed. Check out our Summer Camp, for ages 8–13.

The Gallery/Studio Program offers fun and challenging studio art courses. Be inspired and guided by professional teaching artists and create your own art with new and traditional materials. All levels of experience welcome!

Spring 2018 Courses

Ages 6–7
Glam, Sparkle, and Shine
Saturdays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Explore a glittering world of music and fashion in this class based on the exhibition David Bowie is. Learn new mixed-media techniques with tinsel, rhinestones, and collage. Use “stardust” to create an artwork that expresses your inner pop star.

Paint, Rattle, and Roll
Sundays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Groove to your favorite songs as you improve your drawing and painting skills. Play with color, shape, and texture and let the music set the mood for your painting. Discover new tunes from British pop to Brazilian bossa nova, and create a visual melody.

Ages 8–10
Robot Sculptures from Mars
Saturdays, 10:30 am–12:30 am

Study the basics of 3D design and build a sculpture that is out of this world. Draw your prototype, experiment with building techniques, and use wire, cardboard, and repurposed electronics to construct your extraterrestrial sculpture.

Painting: Myths and Dreamscapes
Sundays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Unleash your creativity and imagination as you develop foundational painting skills with acrylic paints and watercolors. Learn about ancient myths from Egypt, Asia, and Latin America, and then travel space and time as you create a fantasy world of your own.

Ages 11–13
Drawing: Style File
Saturdays, 1:30–3:30 pm
Expand your illustration skills and draw the human figure in a variety of poses and styles. Learn new drawing techniques with colored pencils, pastel, and india ink. Find your muse in David Bowie and study the relationship between art and fashion.

Sculpture: Bodies in Power
Sundays, 1:30–3:30 pm
Classic techniques meet radical ideas in this class inspired by Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze. Experiment with clay and plaster. Build a mold, make a cast, and morph your creation into an entirely new object representing your views on power, identity, and the world.

Spring 2018 Schedule
Saturdays: March 3–May 12 (no class March 31)
Sundays: March 4–May 13 (no class April 1)

All classes are two hours long.

Course fees
Members: $265; non-Members: $285
Members receive a discount on all courses. Email, or call 718.501.6326, for your required Membership promotional code.

Scholarships are available for all youth and teen classes. Completed applications may be submitted to the Museum in person or by mail. Applications must be received by January 21.

Parking is available for Gallery/Studio Program students and families. After the free 15-minute drop-off period, the hourly rate applies.

We also offer classes for teens and adults.

Questions? Email us.