Museum School

The Mississippi Museum of Art is pleased to offer The Museum School, an educational program offering a variety of art opportunities for young children, teens, and adults during the Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring. Be inspired to create in our unique environment! The Museum School draws inspiration from our exhibitions and permanent installations. Revitalize your creativity and join a class today!

Members receive 15% off class registrations.

Museum School Classes

Studio I (ages 11-14) Ceramics and Hand Building

June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students work with clay to learn coil and slab hand building techniques. Students create both small and more involved sculptural pieces, spanning multiple days. Projects include making vessels as well

Internal Narratives: Printmaking & Painting (ages 11 – 14)

July 10, 2017 to July 14, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

For this themed course, students will spend a week investigating emotions and narrative story-telling through drawing, collage, painting, and printmaking. Each lesson will begin with the close viewing of artworks

Little Masters (ages 5 – 7) C

July 10, 2017 to July 14, 2017

9 AM - noon

During the week of Little Masters, children explore the visual arts through various practices to gain experience in collage and watercolor techniques, as well as the fundamentals of expressive abstraction.

Young Artists: Art & Nature (ages 8 – 10)

July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students spend a week investigating the connections between art and nature through the mediums of sculpture, drawing, painting, and installation art as well as through the close interpretation of works

Introduction to Printmaking Practices (ages 11-14)

July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students will learn what exactly “printmaking” is and why it may be an artist’s medium of choice. Three basic printmaking techniques will be introduced, including monoprints, linocuts, and collagraphs.

Mini Matisse (Ages 3 - 4)

July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017

10-11:30 AM

Museum Classrooms

Monday - Friday, 10 - 11:30 AM Introduce your budding artist to the Museum and the world of art through age appropriate gallery activities, hands on art projects, art games, and art

Little Masters (ages 5 – 7) D

July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017

9 AM - noon

During the week of Little Masters, children explore the visual arts through various practices to gain experience in collage and watercolor techniques, as well as the fundamentals of expressive abstraction.

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