THE NELSON-ATKINS
Youth Studio Classes

Create with Kindness 

One Session class, 120 minute sessions
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
February 11, 2023 (Friday)
Classroom 3
$100 public | $80 Members Adult/Child pair
Youth 6+ years

Share the love this season by creating a hand-bound sketchbook to keep and one to donate to others in need. Supplies provided. 

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Start in Art

Series of 6 classes, 90 minute sessions
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
March 25 – April 29, 2023
Classroom 3
$250 public | $200 Members
Youth 3-5 years

Nurture a child’s creativityYoung children explore art concepts by working with paint, collage and clayVisits to the galleries contain age-appropriate activities that allow students to see and talk about art as a group. Students should feel comfortable without a parent or guardian. Supplies provided. 

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Sketches to Sculptures

Series of 6 classes, 120 minute sessions
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
March 25 – April 29, 2023 (Saturdays)
Classroom 3
$300 public | $240 Members
Youth 912 years

Explore sculptures throughout the Museum including those in the featured exhibition, Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure. Then turn sketches into 3D works of art in the studio classroom. Supplies provided.

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Creative Creatures

One Session class, 90 minute sessions
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
March 25 – April 29, 2023
Classroom 3
$250 public | $200 Members
Youth 6-8 years

The Museum is full of curious creatures like dragons, mermaids, and chimeras. Search for them in the galleries, then create your own creature collection using clay, collage, and more! Supplies provided. 

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Art Experiment

One Session class, 120 minute sessions
April 1, 15, and 29, 2023 (Saturdays)
Classroom 3
$50 | $40 Members
Youth 7-10 years

The Museum is full of curious creatures like dragons, mermaids, and chimeras. Search for them in the galleries, then create your own creature collection using clay, collage, and more! Supplies provided.

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Play with Patterns

One Session class, 120 minute sessions
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
April 1,15, and 29, 2023 (Saturdays)
Classroom 5
$50 public | $40 Members
Youth 6-8 years

Patterns are all around! Look for patterns in a new gallery each week, then use shapes, lines, and colors to create patterns to take home. Each class offers a new lesson, so choose whether to join for one or all three. Supplies provided. 

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Create with Kindness 2

One Session class, 120 minute sessions
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
March 31, 2023 (Friday)
Classroom 5
$100 public | $80 Members
Youth 6+ years

Foster a love for creativity while caring for the community! Adult/child pairs are invited to create a hand-bound sketchbook to keep and one to donate to others in need. Supplies provided. 

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A limited number of need-based studio class scholarships are available. To apply, please complete the scholarship form. If you have questions, please contact scholarships@nelson-atkins.org for more information.


Cancellations made five business days prior to a class may be refunded, less a $15 processing fee per enrollment. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than five business days prior, due to absence, or after a class begins. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, your enrollment fee will be refunded in full. We do not issue credits toward future classes or workshops if you cancel your enrollment or miss a class. There are no make-up classes due to absence. Switching enrollment from one class/workshop to another will result in a $10 transfer fee on a per student/per class basis.