Gallery Activities and Tours

Free Introductory Tours
Art of the Americas
October 17, 2016
3:00 pm4:00 pm
Occurs every weekday except Oct 10, Nov 23, and Nov 24.

One-hour tours feature masterpieces from the Art of the Americas collection

Woman sketches from Idea of North paintings

Studio Art Class

Drawing
D2-F
Drawing (Galleries)
October 18, 2016
10:15 am12:45 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Drawing exclusively in the galleries, this course will concentrate on practicing the basic fundamentals of line, gesture, shading, texture, color,...

Student uses oil paint to recreate a still life in a studio art class

Studio Art Class

Painting
P6-F
Still Life Oil Painting Intensive
October 18, 2016
10:15 am3:15 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Make commonplace objects come to life through oil painting! Emphasis is placed on paint technique, color, and composition. Each student is taught at...

Studio Art Class

S1-F
Iron Wire Sculpture
October 18, 2016
10:15 am12:45 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Experience the joys of working in 3D great for students who are just beginning to explore working in sculpture. Learn simple and more complex...

Studio Art Class

Drawing
D3-F
Pen and Ink
October 18, 2016
10:15 am12:45 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Learn to draw in pen and ink. Using dip pen or a reservoir pen, discover the fluid quality and wonderful effects one can achieve with ink....

Studio Art Class

Painting
W1-F
Watercolor
October 18, 2016
10:15 am12:45 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Beginners discover the potential of the medium while exploring color, composition, form, and light. Advanced students work from still life, landscape...

Student draws from still life in studio class

Studio Art Class

Drawing
D4-F
Drawing
October 18, 2016
10:15 am12:45 pm
Occurs every week every Tuesday.

Using a variety of drawing materials such as graphite, ink and colored pencils develop your own personal interests in drawing. Techniques in line,...

Gallery Activities and Tours

Free Introductory Tours
Highlights of the Museum Collections
October 18, 2016
10:30 am11:30 am
Occurs every day except Oct 10, Nov 23, Nov 24, and Dec 25.

One-hour tours feature masterpieces from the collections

George Bright, Desk and bookcase, about 1770–85

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
The American Revolution in Art and Society
A Republic of Letters: Writing, Virtue, and the Forging of an...
October 18, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

The formal writing desk was a new form of furniture in the 17th and 18th centuries. Learn how this form of furniture evolved in America and explore...

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