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Youth: Gallery/Studio Program

Registration for the fall semester is now open. Members receive a discount. For the Member code, email with your full name and Membership ID.

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!

Fall 2018 Courses

Ages 6–7
Mixed Media: Picture This
Saturdays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Learn to make something new out of something old during this mixed-media photo-collage class. Bring in your old toys and photograph them to create a visual story. Cut, glue, paint, and bedazzle your photos into your own special artistic treasures.

Painting: Imagine That
Sundays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Let your imagination run wild in this introductory painting class. Get to know the Brooklyn Museum as you paint mythical creatures and fantasy lands with tempera, watercolor, and acrylic paints.

Ages 8–10
Sculpture: Culture Clash!
Saturdays, 10:30 am–12:30 am
Study world cultures past and present, and imagine those of the future. See how artists have drawn from earlier artworks and artistic traditions while fashioning new creations. Learn new sculpting skills and use clay and found materials to combine different cultures in your own unique works of art.

Comic Books: Drawn and Printed
Sundays, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Develop your very own comic book from concept to final product and share it with your friends! Sharpen your drawing skills as you design characters, and learn printmaking techniques to make multiples.

Ages 11–13
Portfolio Development: Drawing
Saturdays, 1:30–3:30 pm
Take your drawing skills to the next level and learn what it takes to get into art-focused schools. Work with pencil, pastel, and ink to build portfolio pieces inspired by the Museum’s collection. Open to all levels of experience.

Animation: Reimagined Heroes
Sundays, 1:30–3:30 pm
What makes a hero? See how artists like Emory Douglas make iconic portraits of ordinary people. Then, learn the basic principles of animation and stop-motion techniques to tell stories that reimagine how we think of heroes.

Fall 2018 Schedule
Saturdays: October 6–December 15 (no class November 24)
Sundays: October 7–December 16 (no class November 25)

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 September 14.

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.

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