Class Offerings

Art at the Heart of Education

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The Michener Art Museum offers the only art classes in Bucks County where kids, teens, and adults experience Museum exhibitions as an integral part of their arts education. 

Art Classes & Workshops

Conversations, observations, and discoveries in the galleries inspire students to create original drawings, paintings, prints, photographs collages, sculptures, and more. Explore all that we have to offer and experience some of the best art classes in Bucks County.

For Kids

Learning to Look and Listen

Students join an adult caregiver in this popular intergenerational program with Museum-inspired lessons and art activities that inspire verbal development, visual awareness, dynamic conversation, imagination, creativity, and self-expression.

KindergARTen Art Class

Enrich your child’s kindergarten education with a morning or afternoon art class, featuring Museum lessons and art-making experiences that are certain to educate, excite, and inspire.

Learning to Look and Listen | Tuesday afternoons

January 22@1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

KindergARTen Art Class | Wednesday mornings

January 23@10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

KindergARTen Art Class | Wednesday afternoons

January 23@1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

Learning to Look and Listen | Thursday mornings

January 24@10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Learning to Look and Listen | Thursday afternoons

January 24@1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Learning to Look and Listen | Tuesday mornings

January 29@10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Discover Art: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Mixed Media Classes

Young artists combine skills in drawing and painting with new discoveries in a variety of arts media and arts processes. They also visit Michener galleries weekly in our Discover Art Series.

Discover Art: Draw, Paint, Print, Collage | Saturday mornings

January 26@10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Discover Art: Draw, Paint, Print, Collage | Saturday afternoons

January 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Explore Art: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Mixed Media Classes

Students learn new drawing and painting skills, explore a variety of art materials, and visit Michener galleries weekly in our Explore Art series.

New! Anime Workshops

Join us for our new one-day Anime workshops. Learn and improve drawing skills, create a finished work of art that you are able to take home that day, and meet others who love Anime. Each workshop will have a different focus, and students may choose to register for all three. Students of all ability levels are welcome, and will be challenged accordingly.

Explore Art: Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking

January 26@10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Anime Workshop | Creating a Unique Character

March 10@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop | One Page Manga

April 7@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

For Teens

Aspiring Artists 2D and 3D Workshops: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture Classes

Middle and high school students develop and expand their drawing and painting skills, find new challenges, and discover new avenues for inspiration. They visit the Michener galleries weekly to learn from artists in our exhibitions.

Teen Drawing and Painting Classes

High school student artists will learn techniques, develop skills, and cultivate the creativity that is at the cornerstone of growth in the arts. This class is a perfect fit for students looking to explore the arts for pleasure as well as for students interested in building a successful college portfolio.

New! Anime Workshops

Join us for our new one-day Anime workshops. Learn and improve drawing skills, create a finished work of art that you are able to take home that day, and meet others who love Anime. Each workshop will have a different focus, and students may choose to register for all three. Students of all ability levels are welcome, and will be challenged accordingly.

Teen Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media

January 26@9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Aspiring Artists 2D: Draw, Paint, and Print

January 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Anime Workshop | Creating a Unique Character

March 10@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop | One Page Manga

April 7@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

For Adults

Daytime Art Classes

Adult students of all ages and abilities are invited to join our series of informal, inspiring, and informative hands-on art classes. Opportunities for individualized instruction, observation, practice, experimentation, and the development of a personal style are at the core of all of our adult art classes. Museum admission, gallery visits, and all art supplies are included in the program fee.

Color and Design: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

January 22@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019

Color and Design: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

January 23@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 13, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | January

January 24@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 15, 2019

Saturday Drawing Workshop for Adults

January 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Printmaking: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

February 26@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

Printmaking: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

February 27@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | February

February 28@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Saturday Drawing Workshops for Adults

March 16@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 18, 2019

Mixed Media: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

April 2@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Mixed Media: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

April 3@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | April

April 4@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019

Portrait Drawing: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

May 7@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 4, 2019

Portrait Drawing: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

May 8@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | May

May 9@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

Ink Drawing: Workshop for Adults

June 15@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Macro Painting: Workshop for Adults

July 13@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Watercolor Painting: Workshop for Adults

August 10@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Evening Drawing Workshops

Adult students of all ages and abilities are invited to join our series of hands-on drawing workshops. Changing themes each season provide a unique focus to engage in Museum-based art education and creative exploration. As with all of the museum’s adult art classes, evening drawing workshops provide opportunities for individualized instruction, observation, practice, experimentation, and the development of a personal style. Museum admission, gallery visits, and all art supplies are included in the program fee.

Evening Drawing Workshop for Adults | April

April 4@6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019

Evening Drawing Workshop for Adults | May

May 9@6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

Ladies Night Out

Women of all ages are welcome to attend our seasonal evening workshops, appropriate for beginners and experienced artists alike. Evenings begin with refreshments, then a discussion-based Museum tour focus on the themes and arts processes of the evening. The bulk of the evening is spent in the art studio, with demonstrations and guests artists for inspiration!

Ladies Night Out is sponsored by Penn Management Group at UBS Financial Services Inc. and Virginia Sigety, Independent cabi Stylist

Ladies Night Out: Foil Relief

March 8@6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

Ladies Night Out: Canvas Relief Painting

May 10@6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

For More Information

For specific information about courses, instructors, or course content, please call 215.340.9800 x115 or e-mail Andrea Thompson.

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