Art Classes

Art Start: Meet the Masters (ages 3 1/2 – 6)

806 Art Start: Meet the Masters
Meet a new artist each day from Matisse to Calder to Cassatt, while you explore paint, clay, sculpture, collage and more – an ideal beginning art class.  Lessons are adapted for new and returning students, and individual skill level .  Please come with a box to bring home your creations. All students must be toilet trained.

Art Start: Winter Wonderland (ages 3 1/2 – 6)

805 Art Start: Winter Wonderland
Bring sparkle and fun into the blustery days ahead as you explore the beauty of nature during the winter months. Drawing, painting, and sculpture will be covered. Lessons adapted for new and returning students, and individual skill level. Please come with a smock, and a box to bring home your creations. All students must be toilet trained.

Tuesday Night Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman

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Tuesday Night Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman
(new name, same open studio class)

Pick your favorite medium and set aside your Tuesday evenings for building your drawing and painting skills. In this relaxed, intimate class, beginning and intermediate students are encouraged to work at their own pace with guidance from the instructor on a variety of subjects including still-lifes and photographs. Projects are adapted to each […]

Comics, Manga, Animé (Ages 7 – 15)

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Comics, Manga, Animé
POW! WHAM! BAP! This action-packed comics class covers everything from Daredevil to Dragon Ball Z. Learn how to draw classic comics and Japanese Manga and Animé. Games, trivia and much more will make you feel like a superhero! 

WINTER – 810

SPRING – 710


Drawing & Painting for Teens (Ages 14 – 17)

Drawing & Painting for Teens
Here’s a terrific class for teens interested in learning how to draw or building upon their skills. Discover how to draw and paint from observation using the fundamental elements of design: line, color, form, texture, shape, value and scale. Learn tips and tricks, and experiment with dry and wet media such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, ink, and acrylics. 
FALL – 908


Glass Fusing (Ages 8 & Up)

Glass Fusing
Each week you will design and create a different piece of fused glass art while learning how to use a variety of materials, tools, and techniques.  You will also be taught how to cut and break glass safely. Create one of a kind works of art, gain insight into important techniques of color and design, and learn the science behind the art of […]

Intro to Oils with Lena Shiffman

Intro to Oils with Lena Shiffman

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Materials List: Intro to Oils with Lena Shiffman

Learn to use oil paints in a relaxed and fun class. Instructor Lena Shiffman will demonstrate the steps used in oil painting to create beautiful art. Proper use of materials, canvas preparation, composition, mixing colors and brushwork, will be covered in this class. Students will […]

SPRING BREAK: Lunch with the Bunch

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764A /764B Lunch with the Bunch
We offer supervised lunchtime during Spring Break Mini-Camp, Tuesday and Wednesday. LWTB is directed by HAM staff and volunteers; activities include games and playing outside on the Museum’s terrace (weather permitting).  Please bring a nut-free bag lunch.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply.


Painting Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

885 Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

Time: 10:00 am -12:30 pm
8 Wednesdays – January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4
Tuition: $210; Member: $190
Instructor: Bascha Mon

This is not your conventional painting course! Challenging traditional notions of painting, this class ignores the usual “rules” of painting and gives imaginations a chance to soar by applying new methods to […]