Afternoon Art Club for Kids « Monterey Museum of Art

Afternoon Art Club for Kids

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Afternoon Art Club is a weekly creative outlet for children at the Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street. Afternoon Art Clubs are 8-week session classes on Friday afternoons for children in grades 1st – 4th. Kids will create art of all media, work together on collaborative projects, and express themselves in a laid-back learning environment with our experienced museum educators. All supplies are provided. Bring a healthy snack, a bottle of water, wear old clothes or bring an apron, and let’s get creative!

Afternoon Art Club sessions run fall through spring. All sessions are held Fridays, 3:30–5:00 pm at the Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street, 559 Pacific Street, Monterey. Drop off is between 3:15 pm and 3:30 pm.

How to Register: Please call (831) 372-5477×128 to register and for further details. Each 8-week session is $180 for MMA Members and $200 for non-members. Discounts are available for multiple camp and sibling registrations. Space is limited to 15 participants per class.

Join the MMA at the $125 Contributor Membership level to receive a discounted price per class and MMA member benefits for one year.

Ocean Grove Charter School parents will play for Museum Membership separately from school funds.

Refund Policy: Refunds can be given if Monterey Museum of Art is notified at least 72 hours before the event begins. A 25% service charge will be assessed to each event cancellation. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 72 hours before the event begins. Full refunds will be given if event is cancelled by MMA. Classes may be canceled if there is low enrollment. You will be contacted within one week of the class if this is the case.

Transfer Policy: MMA will transfer your payment from one class to another (of the same price) if the transfer request is received at least 72 hours before the class begins.


Session 1 – Back to Basics
August 19, 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7
Drop off: 3:15-3:30, Class: 3:30 – 5:00

In this session students will explore the basic elements of art (color, line, shape, form, texture and value) through fun art projects.  This class is a great way for young artists to be introduced to the elements of art or to brush up on their skills.

Session 2 – Mini Masterpieces
October 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16
Drop off: 3:15-3:30, Class: 3:30 – 5:00

Inspired by our Miniatures exhibition, this session will explore a wide variety of art making techniques. Using both traditional and non-traditional materials students will create their own original works of miniature art.

Session 3 – Figure it Out!
January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24
Drop off: 3:15-3:30, Class: 3:30 – 5:00

Figure out how to make figures such as people, animals, bugs and even monsters!  We will explore figurative art in the galleries, and learn art techniques to create our own figures. This class will stimulate, challenge, and delight our students as they explore how to express their ideas and experiment with interesting materials.

Session 4 – Light & Shadow
March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28
Drop off: 3:15-3:30, Class: 3:30 – 5:00

Light is a key element in all aspects of art. We will explore how light is used in photography, painting, and sculpture, and how science and art can work together to create masterpieces.  Our students will learn how to look, create, and interpret light and shadow from works of art in the galleries and the world around them.

Museum Educators

Roxanne O’Weger has been teaching kids and adults about art for the past 5 years, and has been working in museums since 2012. Roxanne is dedicated to reaching the community through art education.

Lauren Docter is obtaining her bachelors degree in environmental education at California State University Monterey Bay. She has over 7 years of experience working with children in various environments including summer camps, after school programs, and museum programs.

Ocean Grover Charter School students: contact your Education specialist to officially sign up

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