Class Offerings

Art at the Heart of Education

Class Offerings 2018-04-10T09:39:45+00:00

Art Classes & Workshops

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. Conversations, observations, and discoveries in the galleries inspire students to create original drawings, paintings, prints, photographs collages, sculptures, and more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Student Curators

Serious students of art and history age 13 and older are invited to work with Michener curatorial and education staff to create our first-ever fully student-curated exhibition.

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.

Working with Landscape: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

May 29@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 29, 2018

Working with Landscape: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

May 30@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Open Studio Session: Art Class for Adults

May 31@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 31, 2018

Three Dimensional Drawing: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

June 5@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 19, 2018

Three Dimensional Drawing: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

June 6@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 20, 2018

Open Studio Session: Art Class for Adults

June 7@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 21, 2018

Textural Painting: Workshop for Adults

July 14@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Pastel Drawing: Workshop for Adults

August 11@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

May 31@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 31, 2018

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

For More Information

For specific information about courses, instructors, or course content, please call 215.340.9800 ext. 126 or e-mail Ruth Anderson.

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