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.

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.

Education Classes and Camps

Youth Studio Class: Drawing from History

Sketch, paint, sculpt, and write your way through history, drawing inspiration from the artworks in the Museum's Collection and the exhibition Portrait of Milwaukee.

Schedule: Thurs October 17-31, Nov 14-21
Time: 4:30–6 p.m.
Ages: Ages 6–10, 11–15
Price: $140/$95 Members

Registration for Ages 6-10 Registration for Ages 11-15

Youth Studio Class: Modern Painting

Create paintings inspired by Modern masters. See different styles of painting in the feature exhibition A Modern Vision, then try them out for yourself. Use paint in thick and chunky layers, share your feelings through color, explore and learn to understand abstraction.

Schedule: Thurs, Jan 23–Feb 27 (no class Feb 6)
Time: 4:30–6 p.m.
Ages: 6–10, 11–15
Price: $140/$95 Members

Registration for Ages 6-10 Registration for Ages 11-15

Adult Class: Looking at Art: Collections

Discover some of the extraordinary collections that have been generously gifted to the Museum over the decades during facilitated dialogues with Museum educator Brigid Globensky. This four-session class will help you gain confidence in your ability to discuss and interpret works of art.

Schedule: Tues, Oct 15-Nov 5
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Price: Cost: $90/$60 Members

Registration for Looking at Art

Class Information

For questions regarding class registration, 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 fifty 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!