Expand your experience of the works in the Collection galleries through a variety of gallery-based classes. Our team of nationally recognized educators brings art history to life in dynamic art appreciation classes, and our studio artists are ready to equip you with the techniques used to create some of your favorite works of art—all while inspiring you to develop your own artistic style. There’s something to engage all ages and interests.

The Museum offers Youth Studio Classes in fall, winter, and spring, and Summer Art Camps Summer Art Camps beginning in June.

Youth Studio Classes

Youth Studio Class: Discovering Design

Inspired by the imaginative works in Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America, create your own designs. Make models of your sketches, and sew something for your home using fabric printed with a pattern that you invented. Register at 414-224-3803. Scholarships are available.

Schedule: 5 Thursdays: Oct 11–25, Nov 8–15 (no class Nov 1)
Time: 4:30–6 p.m.
Ages: 6–10, 11–15
Price: $95 members; $140 non-members

Youth Studio Class: Painting

Explore the tradition of painting through the portraits and scenes in the exhibition Bouguereau & America and the galleries. Learn to stretch a canvas, mix paint colors, and more.

Schedule: 5 Thursdays: Jan 31–Feb 28
Time: 4:30–6 p.m.
Ages: 6-10; 11-15
Price: $95 for Members; $140 for Non-Members

Sue Dunham Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarships are available for school-age students interested in pursuing art who are in need of financial assistance. Download the Sue Dunham Memorial Scholarship Fund application or call 414-224-3803 for details.

Summer Art Camps

Ages 6–10: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. $150/$100 Member
Ages 11–15: 1:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. $200/$150 Member

Class Registration

To register for classes, call 414-224-3803. Class fees include supplies, unless otherwise noted, as well as admission to the Museum’s galleries on the day of each session. Registration closes five working days prior to class start date. If you cancel 24 hours prior to the first session of class, there is a cancellation fee of 50 percent of the price of the class. No refunds after class starts. Save on registration by becoming a Milwaukee Art Museum Member!

Join the Milwaukee Art Museum

Museum Membership includes free admission for one full year, discounts in the Museum Store and on all classes, and much more! Class gift certificates are now available to purchase. Call 414-224-3803 for details.