Get Art Smart! The Art School offers a wide array of classes and workshops for adults and children of all ages, including summer camps for children.

Museum members get discounts on registration fees. Click here to join today!

Please note that pre-registration is required for all programs and fees are nonrefundable. Register early as class sizes are small for individualized attention.

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WednesdayOctober 1
Gladys' Gang: Twisted Trees10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Gladys' Gang: Twisted Trees
Join us for this popular series! Gladys’ Gang is a free, early childhood arts and literacy program for ages 2-5 that focuses on preparing children for kindergarten. Using art as a guide, children and their adult caregivers enjoy story time in the galleries followed by a hands-on art project in the CMA studios. The program is held the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. This month’s theme is trees! Enjoy story time in our galleries and then create your own 3-D trees in the studios. Registration required as space is limited. Free.
SundayOctober 12
Passport to Art: Monster MasksNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Monster Masks
Come get your Passport to Art and create your own spooky monster mask! This free drop-in studio program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. After spending time in our open studios, explore our galleries at your own leisure or join us for the family tour at 1:00 p.m. Free.

    Cost:

  • Free
WednesdayNovember 5
Gladys’ Gang: Picture Perfect10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys’ Gang: Picture Perfect
Explore the CMA’s temporary exhibition, Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera and then re-create one of your favorite memories. Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape and texture during the Gladys’ Gang series. This program includes story time and a creative studio activity.
SundayNovember 9
Passport to Art: The Boy's (or Girl's) LifeNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: The Boy's (or Girl's) Life
Come get your Passport to Art and design your own magazine cover like Norman Rockwell using mixed media collage. This free drop-in studio program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. After spending time in our open studios, explore the galleries at your own leisure or join us for the guided family tour at 1:00 p.m.

    Cost:

  • Free.
WednesdayJanuary 7
Gladys’ Gang: Family Tree10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys’ Gang: Family Tree
Inspired by the CMA’s temporary exhibit, Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera, this month’s Gladys’ Gang is all about family. This educational program includes theme based gallery visit, story time and creative studio activity designed for participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions.
SundayJanuary 11
Passport to Art: Fabulous 1950'sNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Fabulous 1950's
Come get your Passport to Art and create a 50s inspired masterpiece like you see in the exhibition Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera. This free drop-in studio program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. After spending time in our open studios, explore our galleries at your own leisure or join us for the family tour at 1:00 p.m.

    Cost:

  • Free.
WednesdayFebruary 4
Gladys' Gang: Love Bugs10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys' Gang: Love Bugs
Find Gladys in the CMA Galleries! Then hop back to the studios and make someone a special valentine! Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions discover art through the introduction of elementary art term such as color, line, shape and texture during the Gladys’ Gang series.

    Cost:

  • Free.