Art Classes & Camp
Adult Art Classes
Studio art classes include lively discussion sessions in the galleries and studio time to complete drawing and painting projects. Gallery classes emphasize drawing in LACMA’s permanent collection galleries as a way to learn about composition, color, technique and personal expression. Adults may also participate in intergenerational classes held for students ages 5 and up.
Drawing and Painting | $ | Starts February 18
Bon Vivant Studio: One-Day Workshop | $ | February 26
Sketching: Focus on Sculpture | $ | Starts February 27
Drawing from Dreams and Objects | $ | Starts February 28
Costumed Figure Drawing | $ | Starts March 1
LACMA’s Adult Art Classes are supported in part by the Dorothy Schick Endowment Fund.
Kids Art Classes
Children's art classes emphasize creative problem-solving and experimentation and instruction in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and mixed media. Classes also include gallery activities and a chance to look at original works of art from the museum's permanent collection and special exhibitions. Unless otherwise specified, the minimum age requirement for children's classes is 6 years old, and teen classes
Art Around the World: Kids Class Ages 6–9 | $ | Starts February 28
Setting The (Tiny) Stage: Kids Class for Ages 10–13 | $ | Starts February 28
Family Art Classes
Family activities are perfect for children, parents, and grandparents; learn about and make art together. Classes for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 and their family members include storytelling, observation activities, and art-making. Intergenerational classes provide an opportunity for students age 5 and up to learn about art and make art at the museum together.
Teen Art Classes
Classes are designed just for teens and present a wide variety of ways to approach art. Students focus on a variety of techniques and develop their own personal style. Unless otherwise specified, the age requirement for teen classes is ages 13 through 17.
Photography for Teens: Book Project | $ | Starts February 27
Spend an exciting week with paint, clay, found objects and more! Campers have adventurous experiences looking at, talking about, and making art with a team of fun and creative museum educators and artists.
Summer Art Camp 2016 information will be coming soon.
LACMA Art Classes and Camps are taught by working artists and arts educators.
The Perfect Gift!
LACMA art classes provide unique opportunities to learn about art through studio activities, discussion sessions, and visits to the galleries. Classes focus on artworks in the museum's permanent collection or in special exhibitions.
Gift certificates can be purchased on-site at the museum's ticket offices or over the phone at 323 857-6010.Gift certificates may not be redeemed for cash and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Preregistration is required for enrollment.
Financial assistance for art classes and art camp is available for children and teens. For further information, please call 323-857-6139.
To apply for a scholarship, complete and mail the form to:
Art Class Scholarship
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036