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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. Click a circle below to register.


All materials are provided for the children’s classes. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 256.535.6372 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! (If a program is full, you may request to be added to a waiting list).


Classes are taught by experienced instructors and teaching artists who use the Museum – working in the studios to the galleries – as an expanded classroom. Click on the Instructor Bios link below. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Huntsville Museum of Art actively follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Businesses and Employers Guidelines, in addition to the guidelines from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and City of Huntsville and Madison County with regard to holding workshops, classes and camps at the Museum. We are currently taking registrations for fall workshops, camps and classes. We will have a limited number of participants and in alignment with guidelines outlined by Governor Kay Ivey. 

Huntsville Museum of Art – Museum Academy

Please take a moment to review our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Measures.

  • Entry to the Museum is not permitted if you have a fever or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
  • In addition to the rules laid out by the State, the Museum will require all visitors to wear a mask or facial covering.
  • All Museum Academy Staff, Instructors and Students (children and adults) are required to wear masks during camps and classes until further notice.
  • Children’s Camp/Class: A staff member equipped with PPE gear will be taking your child’s temperature with a no contact infrared thermometer at check-in until further notice. In accordance with current CDC and ADPH guidelines, any child with a temperature elevated to 100.4 or higher will not be admitted at the Museum Academy.
  • Camp/Class Check-In: Instructions will be emailed one week prior to the camp/class to each parent/guardian regarding arrival and pick-up of students. There will be a limited number of students per classroom to allow for social distancing
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. CDC signage is located in all restrooms and classrooms.
  • Restrooms, high-traffic areas, hands-on exhibits and classrooms are thoroughly cleaned frequently throughout the day.
  • The Museum Academy is equipped with hand sanitizer containing an alcohol-based formula that kills 99.99% of the most common germs that may cause illness.

Signage is posted outside the Museum Academy regarding the Coronavirus Safety Measures.

For more information about what the Museum is doing to help limit the spread of disease, visit hsvmuseum.org






Registration for the Winter 2021 Museum Academy Schedule of Master Artist Workshops, Classes for Adults, Children and Teens is available now. Classes begin in mid-January through early March.






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