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.

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.

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Portraits

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

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Still Life

July 24@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Story Telling

July 31@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.

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Portraits

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

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Still Life

July 24@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Pop-up Photography Workshop: Story Telling

July 31@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.

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.

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 W. Sigety, cabi Fashion Stylist.

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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