The Museum’s hands-on workshops provide a wonderful opportunity for students to explore the Museum’s collections, learn innovative art techniques and make new friends.

Participants will enhance their critical thinking, communication, and visual literacy skills as they explore the galleries and complete a hands-on art project each month. This program is designed specifically for aspiring homeschool artists ages 5-12.

Spring 2024

  • Workshops take place from 1 – 3:30 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
  • Please register at least one week in advance to ensure material availability. 

Price Per Workshop

  • Individual Classes: Members $20 / Non-members $22

Monthly Themes

  • February 13: Etching Landscapes
    • Learn about 20th century printmaker Norma Morgan and her sense of space and landscape in her prints. Then, make your own Styrofoam landscape print.
  • March 12: Kinetic Art
    • Take inspiration from sculptor and kinetic artist Leo Jensen. Learn about different ways art can move before you make a movable marionette.
  • NO APRIL HOMESCHOOL DAY: Stay Tuned for April Break Programs
  • May 14: Local Scenes
    • Celebrate the works of Beatrice Cuming, landscape artist and one of the early employees of the Lyman Allyn education programs! Make a Diorama celebrating a local scene.

Are you interested in coordinating a private program for your homeschool group? Learn more about onsite group visits here.


Please email Sophia Gipstein Scirico, Learning and Engagement Coordinator, at [email protected].

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