children's classes

summer art studio classes 2022

Register for our Thursday classes where you can tour, explore, and learn to create art. Every week focuses on a different exhibition and technique.

When: Thursdays: June 16, 23, & 30, July 7, 14, 21, & 28

Ages: 5 – 12

Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Members: $10 | YAM Member Additional Child: $8 | Not-Yet Members: $20

Register by calling the Museum Art Educator at 406-256-6804 x238 or email

June 16 | Living Large
Explore the work of Sean Chandler in the Un-Homecoming of Uncle Dirty and Jimmy Cardell exhibition and tell your own story using multiple mediums on a large-scale canvas.

June 23 | Set the Scene
Be the Star of your own collage. Create artwork inspired by the I Refuse to be Invisible exhibition. 

June 30 | Ceramic Stories
Use storytelling to create a ceramic vessel based on work by Jessie Albrecht in the Un-Homecoming of Uncle Dirty and Jimmy Cardell exhibition.

July 7 | Sculp-loration
Try different 3D techniques based on sculptures in the YAM’s permanent collection.

July 14 | Letter by Letter
Explore typography and create a work of art using words inspired by Glenn Ligon’s I Am Somebody.

July 21 | Abstract Dreamscapes
Combine multiple techniques to create abstract dreamscapes based on work by Robert Royhl in the Voids and Blooms exhibition.

July 28 | Paint a Face
Inspired by the work of Michael Haykin in the exhibition Painting a Pandemic, use negative space to create a self portrait.

For more information, contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238