Studio Second Saturday

During Fall to Spring

These monthly two-hour classes include a docent-led tour of current exhibitions followed by a related art-making activity

ages 5- 12

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

$10 members, member-only sibling price $8.00

$20 not- yet members


2018 – 2019 Schedule

October 13 – “Tri Try Again”

Write, illustrate, and paint your Montana Story, based on the Montana Triennial  exhibition. (registration opens Friday, October 5)

November 10 – “Looney You”

Use pencil, sharpie marker, and watercolors to depict a favorite dream or story in a style inspired by James Todd’s Looney Toones. (registration opens Friday, November 2)

December 8 – “It Starts With U”

Start with words.  End with a print.  Collaborative printmaking influenced by dictionary-derived screen-prints from the Elizabeth Dove: It Started with Aardvark exhibition. (registration opens Friday, November 30)

January 12, 2019- “Scroll it Out”

Imagine and design a new animal or vehicle to get you from here to there then create art on a scroll, the DeWeesian way.  Influenced by the work of Gennie DeWeese in Boundless Visions(registration opens Friday, January 4)

February 9, 2019-“Not Just Clay”

Use clay and more to transform your favorite everyday object while exploring 3D sculpture.  Inspired by the work in YAM’S Art Auction 51. (registration opens Friday, February 1)

March 9, 2019 – Art at the Vault

This is your chance to tour art, architecture, and creative spaces in the Vault and then create art in the YAM’s Visible Vault. (registration opens Friday, March 1)

April 13, 2019- McDonald Family Free Day

Visit our imagination station to create soft sculpture from fiber, felt, and more.  Based off Sharon Kagan’s  String Theory.  This event is free and for the whole family.

May 11, 2019-“How Do You Feel?”

Take inspiration from the emotions in the Michel Desroches exhibition.  Express your feelings with warm and cool colors using paints, ink, and fine point markers. (registration opens Friday, May 3)