Art Classes & Camp

LACMA art classes provide unique opportunities to learn about art through studio activities, discussion sessions, and visits to the galleries. Art classes are taught by a dedicated faculty of experienced artists and art educators.

Art Classes

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.

Printmaking: Studio Session Starts January 16 | $
Drawing and Mindfulness Meditation: Gallery and Outdoor Session Starts January 17 | $
Acrylic Painting: Studio Session Starts January 17 | $

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. Check back for future classes.

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. Unless otherwise specified, the minimum age requirement for children's classes is 6 years old. Check back for future classes.

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.

Art Time: Family Class for Ages 3-4 Starts January 16 | $

Art Camp

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. 

Winter Art Camp 2015 will happen the weeks of December 21 and 28. 

Learn More about Winter Art Camp 2015


LACMA Teachers

LACMA Art Classes and Camps are taught by working artists and arts educators. 

Meet our Art Class Faculty

Gift Certificates

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
Education Department
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Scholarship Application English (PDF 33kb) | Spanish (PDF 45kb)