Enjoy learning about art together!
Families and children are invited to participate in a range of programs especially designed with younger visitors in mind. The Family Programs offer fun, interactive art making activities for families with children ages 3 and up that will sure to spark one’s creativity! Activities are recommended for children ages 3 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
No registration is required – drop-in, make and take a fantastic work of art home with you.
The art activities program will be held in the Stender Family Interactive Education Galleries and is appropriate for the entire family.
ART LAB provides hands-on activities, which instruct on the basic elements of art. A Walk Through Time takes visitors on a journey through major events in art history and includes replicas of famous works of art.
March 15 – Youth ARTrageous Month!
Discover the elements of art (color, line, shape and texture) by creating a drawing using crayons and colored pencils.
April 12 – ARTful Floral Hats!
Explore the artwork of Adrián Villeta and the floral displays in the Women’s Guild of the Huntsville Museum of Art – Art in Bloom program. Make your very own artful hat using art papers, tissue, pipe cleaners, color foam and glue.
May 10 – Luminous ARTlifes
After looking at the artwork of Janet Fish, create your own colorful masterpiece using drawing paper, vellum (parchment paper) and colored pencils.
In the Museum Academy – Art classes are offered weekdays and Saturdays for children ages 3 and up. No prior experience is necessary to enroll, and all materials are provided for the children’s classes. High School and adult art classes and workshops are also available. See the following Museum Academy schedules.