Studio Second Saturday, previously known as Docent Second Saturday, is a great time for kids to tour the museum and participate in an artmaking activity. These classes will be led by staff and docents, the tour and activity will change to align with our current exhibitions.
Write, illustrate, and paint your Montana Story, based on the Montana Triennial exhibition. (registration opens Friday, October 5)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Visit our imagination station to create soft sculpture from fiber, felt, and more. Based off Sharon Kagan’s String Theory. (registration opens Friday, April 5)