Studio Second Saturday

During Fall to Spring

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. 

ages 5- 12

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

$8 members/$10 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(registration opens Friday, April 5)