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.

Registration for Winter 2020 youth art classes will open on Tuesday, November 12. Adult registration is open now.

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.

Fall Session! Learning to Look and Listen | Tuesday mornings

October 22@10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

Fall Session! Learning to Look and Listen | Tuesday afternoons

October 22@1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

Fall Session! KindergARTen Art Class | Wednesday mornings

October 23@10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 13, 2019

Fall Session! KindergARTen Art Class | Wednesday afternoons

October 23@1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 13, 2019

Fall Session! Learning to Look and Listen | Thursday mornings

October 24@10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 14, 2019

Fall Session! Learning to Look and Listen | Thursday afternoons

October 24@1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 14, 2019

KindergARTen Open House: September 25, October 16, November 6

November 6@10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Holiday Gift Workshop

December 7@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

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.

Fall Session! Discover Art: Drawing and Painting | Saturday mornings

October 26@10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Fall Session! Discover Art: Drawing and Painting | Saturday afternoons

October 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Holiday Gift Workshop

December 7@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

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.

Anime Workshop: Drawing the Body

October 20@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Fall Session! Explore Art: Drawing and Painting | Saturday mornings

October 26@10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Anime Workshop: Putting Things in Perspective

November 10@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Holiday Gift Workshop

December 7@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Anime Workshop: Clothing, Uniforms, Armor, and More

February 9, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Anime Workshop: Designing a Unique Character

March 15, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop: Characters in Motion

April 5, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop: One Page Manga

May 3, 2020@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.

Anime Workshop: Drawing the Body

October 20@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Teen Drawing and Painting | Saturday Mornings

October 26@9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Fall Session! Aspiring Artists 2D: Drawing and Painting Workshop | Saturday afternoons

October 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Anime Workshop: Putting Things in Perspective

November 10@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Stained Glass Workshops | For Teens and Adults | Sundays

December 1@12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Stained Glass Workshops | For Teens and Adults | Wednesdays

December 4@9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Holiday Gift Workshop

December 7@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Anime Workshop: Clothing, Uniforms, Armor, and More

February 9, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Anime Workshop: Designing a Unique Character

March 15, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop: Characters in Motion

April 5, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Anime Workshop: One Page Manga

May 3, 2020@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.

Painting: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

October 22@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Painting: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

October 23@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Studio Art Class for People with Parkinson’s Disease

October 23@1:45 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | October

October 24@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Saturday Drawing Workshop for Adults

October 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Watercolor II Workshop for Adults

October 26@1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Stained Glass Workshops | For Teens and Adults | Sundays

December 1@12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Stained Glass Workshops | For Teens and Adults | Wednesdays

December 4@9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | December

December 5@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Color and Design: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

January 14, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 11, 2020

Color and Design: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

January 15, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 12, 2020

Morning Open Studio: Art Class for Adults

January 16, 2020@9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on April 9, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 14, 2020 at 9:30 am

Open Studio: Art Class for Adults | January

January 16, 2020@1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 13, 2020

Printmaking: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

February 25, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Printmaking: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

February 26, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Pastel I: Art Class for Adults

February 26, 2020@2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Mixed Media: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

April 7, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

Mixed Media: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

April 8, 2020@10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Collage Art: Art Class for Adults

April 8, 2020@2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Watercolor Painting: Art Class for Adults | Tuesdays

May 12, 2020@8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

Watercolor Painting: Art Class for Adults | Wednesdays

May 13, 2020@8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 10, 2020

Colored Pencil Art: Art Class for Adults

May 13, 2020@2:00 pm - 4:00 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: Art Class for Adults | October

October 24@6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Evening Drawing Workshop for Adults | April

April 9, 2020@6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 7, 2020

Evening Drawing Workshop for Adults | May

May 14, 2020@6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 11, 2020

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.

Ladies Night Out: Sensational Scarves

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

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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