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.


Ages

5-12

Sessions

Please see below

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 artsuitcase@artmuseum.org

July 16: Animals in Art on Facebook Live at 10:00 a.m.

Explore the many ways artists portray animals in their art then create your own animal based artwork.  Inspired by the YAM’s new exhibition Matriarchs of Modernism. See you on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. to create your animal.

Ages 5-12

Live online.  No registration required.

Home supplies:

  • Watercolor Paint
  • Ink, Sharpie, waterproof permanent marker
  • Paint brush
  • Water cup

July 23:Clay Cup Characters on Zoom at 10:00 a.m.

 Craft a cup from clay, change your cup into a creative character.

Register on Zoom and then pick up your art supply packet at the YAM by Wednesday, July 22nd.

$8 for members and not-yet-members. (Pay when you pick up your packet.)

Your Packet includes:

  • Clay
  • Scoring Tool
  • Plastic Knife
  • Sponge
  • Display board

At home you will need:

  • A small water cup with water
  • Clay clothes

When: Jul 23, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdO2sqzwrEtNQZJZMM2dhE9d5PMOOfCB9

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

July 30 : Crazy Printmaking on Zoom at 10:00 a.m.

Learn to print using found objects to create a one of a kind artwork

Register on Zoom and then pick up your art supply packet at the YAM by Wednesday, July 29th.

$8 for members and not-yet-members. (Pay when you pick up your packet.)

Materials included in the packet:

  • A bag of surprise crazy found objects for printing
  • Paint
  • A paper plate
  • Paper towels
  • Paper
  • Gloves

At home you will need

  • Paint Brush
  • Water cup and water

*Printmaking can get a bit messy, be sure to wear paint clothes or an apron and to cover your work space.

When: Jul 30, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrc-igrjssGd2TJFHOYTVZ9UxGGTNLnCMg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

June 11 – Share Your Art with Us!

9:00 A.M. on Facebook Live

Say hello and share your art! Meet us and your artist friends on Facebook Live, and create art outdoors.  We miss you!  Email your art to Carrie at outreach@artmuseum.org in advance and we will share it.

Free.  No registration required. Donations to education at the YAM are appreciated.  https://www.artmuseum.org/membership-support/donate/

June 18 – Crazy Big Portraits  9:00 – 9:45 a.m. on Facebook Live

Join us on Facebook live to create some CRAZY BIG portraits! Inspired by the larger than life portraits by artist Kristi Hager, make a crazy big head of your own at home. 

At home you will need:

  • a piece of cardboard – the largest you can find! (Let us know in advance if you need a crazy big piece of cardboard.)
  • a pencil 
  • markers or paint for adding color
  • scissors (and possibly an adult to help you cut out your head)

Free.  No Registration required. Donations to education at the YAM are appreciated.  https://www.artmuseum.org/membership-support/donate/

June 25 – Soft Sculpture 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. on Zoom

Sketch it, stuff it, sculpt it.  Turn you favorite household object into a soft sculpture. 

Art supply packet includes:

  • Fabric to create your sculpture
  • Stuffing
  • 5 fabric markers  

At home you will need 

  • Hot glue (if available & with supervision), tacky glue or fabric glue
  • Scissors 
  • A pencil 

$8 for members and not-yet-members. (Pay when you pick up your packet.)

Register on Zoom and then pick up your art supply packet at the YAM by Wednesday, June 24th.  

 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqf-mprT8qGt0DWd4xjJ_su0D-vxQzOzqR

July 9: “Purely Paint”

10:00 A.M. on Facebook Live

Learn new techniques and go. Inspired by the permanent collection.

Supplies for Purely Paint

  •  Something to paint on (Canvas, thick paper, cardboard, etc.)
  • A paint brush
  • Water cup (yogurt container, jar, etc.)
  • Paint – red, blue, yellow, black and white
  • Paper towel
  • Paper plate or something to put your paint on
  • Pencil

 

Optional supplies

  • tissue paper
  • colored sand
  • glitter
  • string
  • anything else you might want to add into your painting.
  • plastic fork or knife 

Free.  No Registration required. Donations to education at the YAM are appreciated.  https://www.artmuseum.org/membership-support/donate/