Classes


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


Spring Youth Studio Class: Exploring Landscapes
Sketch and experiment with painting techniques as you explore scenes close to home, far away, and in the realm of the imagination. Students will learn to stretch a canvas and will take inspiration from paintings in the exhibition Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England and the Museum’s Collection.
Schedule: 6 Thursdays: February 15, 22, March 1–22, 4:30–6 p.m.
Ages: Ages 6–10, 11–15

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.

Youth Summer Camps


Calling all young art enthusiasts! Build on your love of art and making things, in Museum summer camps. Be inspired by the works of art at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Explore the exhibitions during fun-filled, interactive tours, and make your own creations in hands-on projects in the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio. Each class has a different focus and includes time for drawing in a personalized sketchbook. Sign up for one camp—or the entire series!

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

June 18–21: Portraiture
June 25–28: Photographing Nature
July 9–12: Drawing in Motion
July 16–19: Painting: Beyond the Brush
July 23–26: Exploring Printmaking
July 30–Aug 2: Creating with Clay

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.

Adult Classes


Behind-the-Scenes at the Museum
Join museum educator Brigid Globensky and discover what happens behind the gallery walls as you learn about art conservation, storage, framing and exhibition design. Each of the four sessions is spent in a different area of the curatorial and design departments, not accessible to the public, learning from staff experts on what it takes to care for a world-class art collection.

Schedule: 4 Tuesdays: Mar 14 - Apr 4, 2-3 pm
Pricing: $90/$60 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.