Summer Art Studio

Students tour, explore and learn to create art using a variety of art media with a focus on a specific exhibition at each weekly class.




Morning Session: 10-12 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 1-3 p.m.

Admission Fees

$10 for YAM Members and
$20 for not-yet members.
$8.00 Members only sibling price: 

Summer 2020 Schedule 

Register by calling our Education Program Coordinator at 406-256-6804 x232 or email

June 11: “Get Your Glow On” Use under paint and a transparent layer to create atmospheric glow, similar to the style of Russell Chatham.

June 18: “Crazy Big Portraits” Larger than life cardboard portraits.  Create a crazy big head of your own, inspired by the portraits of Kristi Hager.

June 25: “Soft Sculpture” Sketch it, Stuff it, Sculpt it.

July 9: “Purely Paint” Learn new techniques and go.  This is your chance to just paint.  Inspired by the permanent collection.

July 16: “Animals in Art” Explore the many different ways artists portray animals in their art then create your own animal based artwork inspired by the YAM’s permanent collection.

July 23:“Clay Cup Characters” Craft a cup from clay, change your cup into a creative character.

July 30: “Block Printing” Use block printing techniques to design, carve and pull your own prints.