Family Studio

The whole family will learn exciting new art techniques, while collaborating on creative projects and working with specialized materials.

Family Studio


[F1] Dessert Still Life

Fri, Sep 20,  5–7 pm | Art Education Center
Tiffany Glass Ferreira

Recommended for children ages 5–12, accompanied by an adult |  Nothing sweeter than this painting class! Brushstrokes, color mixing, and composition will be our focus, but dessert will be our muse.

$25 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $20)


[F2] Creative Quilts

Fri, Oct 18, 5–7 pm | Art Education Center
Heidi Field-Alvarez

Recommended for children ages 5–12, accompanied by an adult | Be inspired by the African American quiltmakers of Gee's Bend! Kids and caregivers learn basic sewing techniques to stitch their own quilt block.

$25 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $20)


[F3] Plaster Productions

Fri, Nov 15, 5–7 pm | Art Education Center
Dan Kaczka

Recommended for children ages 5–12, accompanied by an adult | Be prepared to get creative (and a little messy)! Find inspiration from animals in our collection then sculpt your own creatures using recycled materials and plaster gauze. 

$25 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $20)


[F4] Gingerbread Houses

Fri, Dec 13, 5–7 pm | Art Education Center
VMFA Staff

Recommended for children ages 5–12, accompanied by an adult | Build a beautiful–and delectable–architectural structure out of gingerbread, royal icing, and many colorful candies.

$25 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $20)


[F5] Gingerbread Houses - NEW, ADDITIONAL DATE!

Sat, Dec 14, 11 am–1 pm | Art Education Center
VMFA Staff

Recommended for children ages 5–12, accompanied by an adult | Build a beautiful–and delectable–architectural structure out of gingerbread, royal icing, and many colorful candies.

$25 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $20)