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


2019-2020 Schedule

October 12 – “Buggin-Out”

Create you own butterfly or insect from recycled computer parts (courtesy of Yellowstone E-waste). Influenced by The Thing Itself exhibition of art made from everyday objects from our permanent collection.(registration opens Friday, October 4)

November 9 – “Paint it Think”

Discover new ways to create super-thick layered paintings. Inspired by the swirl textured art of Jill Krutick: Metamorphosis(registration opens Friday, November 1)

December 14- “101 Things”

Build a sculpture out of 101 things (or less- or more) after exploring the range of artistic expression in Bill Stockton: Grass Roots Modernist. “…In my life I have done one hundred and one things.” Bill Stockton (registration opens Friday,December 6)

January 11, 2020-  “Get a Move on”

Design and create a horse or any animal with jointed pieces to create something that moves. Inspired by the work of Will James and Deborah Butterfield (registration opens Friday, January 3)

February 8, 2020- “What If…a Gif?

Sculpt a character, collaborate, and create a gif. We’ll share the gif afterwards. Inspired by the YAM’s Artists-in-Residence. (registration opens Friday, January 31)

March 14, 2020 – “Piece-By-Piece”

Create a clay sculpture one piece at a time. Inspired by The Thing Itself exhibition.              (registration opens Friday, March 6)

Canceled-April 11, 2020-  “Find-a-Face”

Find and sketch a face in the gallery from Neltje’s Dialogue of My Mind exhibition. Paint you own alter ego (happy/sad, hero/villain) with bright colors. (registration opens Friday, April 3)

May 9, 2020- “Multicolored Monoprints” on ZOOM!

Learn a fun printmaking technique at home using a cookie sheet and paint!

Create multi-colored, multi-layered monoprints, inspired by Neltje’s exhibition, Tell Me, Why Flowers?. 

What you will need:
• Acrylic paint, washable kids paint or craft paint
• Paper
• A cookie sheet or aluminum foil taped to a table
• Brush
• Paper towel
• Cup for water

*Register here!

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