Wee-Kids Workshops

What to Know Before Coming to Class


Ages 3 months–5 years accompanied by an adult
Select Saturdays, 10:30–11:45
Art Education Center
$18 per child/adult pair (VMFA members $15)
Enrollment limit: 5 children
Advance registration required

Foster an early appreciation for VMFA’s campus and the arts, through play, movement activities, stories and age-appropriate experiential art projects.

*Programs vary depending on age and developmental level. Sign up for the class that best fits the age of your child.

*In order for Early Childhood Education programs to be accessible to the general public, individuals are not permitted to purchase more than six tickets per class. 

Questions? Phone 804.340.1343.

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

Class Schedule


[EW7] Outdoor Adventures - Infants

Sat, May 8, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 3–13 months | Enjoy water play in the fountains, adventures under the trees, and gathering materials to make a nature-based work of your own.

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


[EW8] Outdoor Adventures - Toddlers

Sat, May 8, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 14–30 months | Enjoy water play in the fountains, adventures under the trees, and gathering materials to make a nature-based work of your own.

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


[EW9] Outdoor Adventures - Preschoolers

Sat, May 15, 10:30–11:55 am | Art Education Center

Ages 2 1/2–5 years | Enjoy water play in the fountains, adventures under the trees, and gathering materials to make a nature-based work of your own.

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


[EW1] Discover, Make, Tinker, and Play - Infants

Sat, Jul 10, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 3–14 months, accompanied by an adult | Explore the colors of the summer through color experiments, works of art in the galleries, and colorful art materials in the studio. 

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


[EW2] Discover, Make, Tinker, and Play - Toddlers

Sat, Jul 10, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 15-30 months, accompanied by an adult | Explore the colors of the summer through color experiments, works of art in the galleries, and colorful art materials in the studio. 

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


[EW3] Discover, Make, Tinker, and Play - Preschoolers

Sat, Jul 24, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 2 1/2 - 5 years, accompanied by an adult | Explore the colors of the summer through color experiments, works of art in the galleries, and colorful art materials in the studio. 

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


[EW4] Splash, Slither, & Swim - Infants

Sat, Aug 7, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 3–14 months, accompanied by an adult | Use your senses to enjoy water play, investigations of rocks, sand, insects, and mixed-media art making. 

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


[EW5] Splash, Slither, & Swim - Toddlers

Sat, Aug 7, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 15–30 months, accompanied by an adult | Use your senses to enjoy water play, investigations of rocks, sand, insects, and mixed-media art making.

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


[EW6] Splash, Slither, & Swim - Preschoolers

Sat, Aug 21, 10:30–11:15 am | Art Education Center

Ages 2 1/2–5 years, accompanied by an adult | Use your senses to enjoy water play, investigations of rocks, sand, insects, and mixed-media art making.

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