Book-making, painting, collage, and more! LACMA offers art classes for kids, teens, and families on a variety of topics. Classes include active learning in the galleries, looking at original works of art, and creating studio projects.
During school breaks, sign up for Summer and Winter Art Camps. Scholarships available for youth ages 6 and up.
Get inspired by works of art from the museum's collection and exhibitions! Kids’ classes include drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and more and are designed for children ages 6–9 and 10–13. Young artists under the age of 6 are invited to join family classes.
Family art classes are designed for the whole family! Engage in lively discussions through observation activities and art-making. Work with practicing artists and educators, and create your own expressive art!
Classes for young artists ages 3 1/2–5 and their family members or caregivers include storytelling, observation activities, exploration of materials, and sparked curiosity. Families make art side-by-side or work on collaborative pieces.
Classes for kids ages 5 and up and their family members or caregivers give everyone the opportunity to share experiences around art. Discover the museum, explore techniques, and experiment with materials together.
Designed for students ages 13–17, teen classes encourage teens to experiment and develop their own personal style. Teens ages 16 and older with previous art experience may also join adult classes.
Imaginations soar as kids spend a week being inspired by LACMA’s diverse collection of art. Led by a team of creative museum educators and artists, campers are introduced to a wide variety of materials and techniques to express themselves. Each day includes gallery activities, viewing of original works of art, a one-hour lunch break to play, and stimulating studio projects. The week culminates with a camp art show!
The perfect gift! Do you know someone who would love to take an art class but haven’t taken the leap? Get them started by gifting them a class! You can even take a class together. Gift certificates can be used toward any studio or gallery class, from one-day workshops to five-week sessions.
Gift certificates can be purchased at either Ticket Office or over the phone at 323 857-6010.
Gift certificates may not be redeemed for cash and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Pre-registration is required for enrollment.
Need-based scholarships are available for students ages 6–17. For further information, please call 323 857-6139.
To apply for a scholarship, complete and mail the application form to:
Art Class Scholarship
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036