Artsy Infants

Ages 3-13 months, accompanied by an adult
Select Mondays, 12:30-1:30 pm
Art Education Center
$18 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $15)
Enrollment limit: 12 infants
Advance registration required

It’s never too early to introduce your child to art. This innovative program engages both baby and caregiver through the gallery visits and safe art projects.

To determine if this class is developmentally suited for your child, please contact Lori Valente Coffey at 804.340.1343.

Note: Classes are nonrefundable and cannot be transferred to another class. Be sure to mark your calendars

We offer weekend infant classes also!
Check out Wee-Kids Workshops on select Saturdays of each month.

Class Schedule


[EA1] Bright, Light and Beautiful

Mon, Sep 16, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 313 months | Experience eye-catching and illuminated art projects while discussing infants' budding senses.

$18 per baby/adult pair, per class (VMFA members $15)


[EA2] Speak It, Baby!

Mon, Sep 23, 12:30--1:30 pm | Classroom, Art Education Center

Ages 313 months, accompanied by an adult | Tour Cosmologies from the Tree of Life and discuss themes of self-determination, persistence, assemblage, and abstraction.

$18 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $15)


[EA3] Color Me Glad

Mon, Oct 14, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 313 months, accompanied by an adult | Babies will delight at viewing large paintings with vivid colors and joining in color-focused play and art activities.

$18 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $15)


[EA4] Fuzzy Friends

Mon, Oct 28, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 3–13 months, accompanied by an adult | Enjoy animal sounds, songs, stories, and sensory art activities while viewing animals depicted in VMFA's collection.

$18 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $15)


[EA5] Stay with Me

Mon, Nov 11, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 3–13 months, accompanied by an adult | Visit Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, with a focus on ideas of place, travel and attachment.

$18 per baby/adult pair (VMFA members $15)


[EA6] Musical Me

Mon, Nov 18, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 313 months, accompanied by an adult | Make some noise with bells, drums, and shakers! Discover musically themed works of art and participate in tempo-related art experiences.

$18 per baby/adult pair, per class (VMFA members $15)


[EA7] Fun with Faces

Mon, Dec 9, 12:30–1:30 pm | Art Education Center, Classroom

Ages 313 months, accompanied by an adult | Explore portraits and facial expressions through songs and games and watch your baby's enthusiastic responses.

$18 per baby/adult pair, per class (VMFA members $15)