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Academy 2018-04-16T21:06:43+00:00

The Huntsville Museum of Art’s Museum Academy has offered creative and engaging hands-on art classes for over 40 years. The Academy’s programs are held in two classrooms on the Plaza Level in the Museum overlooking Big Spring Park. Our schedule includes classes for preschoolers through adults. The Academy offers workshops and classes in a variety of media year round. Find something to suit your interests whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist.

Students will have the opportunity to visit the Stender Family Interactive Education Galleries – ART LAB and A Walk Through Time during the art classes. ART LAB provides hands-on activities, which instruct on the basic elements of art. A Walk Through Time takes students on a journey through major events in art history and includes replicas of famous works of art.

All materials are provided for the children’s classes. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 256.535.4350 ext. 215 or register online by selecting the desired class. Fee covers the date(s) listed with each class.  Spark your imagination and discover a lifelong interest with art!  Space is limited, so REGISTER NOW! 

Classes are taught by experienced instructors and teaching artists who use the Museum – working in the studios to the galleries – as an expanded classroom.  See Instructors’ Bios on our website.

WAITING LISTS: If you wish to register for a class/workshop that is full, your name will be placed on a waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis. Should space become available, you will be notified. Please email your name and phone number to Laura E. Smith, Director of Education/Museum Academy at [email protected] to be added to the wait list.

One of the benefits of membership in the Museum is a discount on art classes and workshops, so become a member today!

The Academy entrance is below the colored awnings to the right of Pane e Vino.

Classes & Programs Offered:

Artsy Tots!
Drop-in & CREATE
Parent & Child
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Pre-School
High School & Adult
Homeschooled Students
Master Artist Workshops