Classes are led by professionals in the field who use the Museum’s exhibitions and collection as a catalyst for exploring and creating works of art.
Join teaching artist Janell Walker Smalls as she explores abstract art, inspired by Romare Bearden: Abstractions. In this session, students will learn about Chris Riggs and create artwork inspired by his unique abstract style and great message of love. Students will layer cut paper, paint, and oil p...LEARN MORE
Join teaching artist Martha Criscuolo for an art lesson inspired by Romare Bearden: Abstractions. Martha will provide a lesson plan and detailed instructions along with hands-on demonstration for you to add this dynamic activity into your classroom. Class participation includes admission to the Gibb...LEARN MORE
This workshop will explore how color can function as both shape and light. Students will work with both paper collage and oil paint through an analysis and transcription of Master paintings. By seeing how a painting is constructed from spots of color, and by training the eye to work from the general...LEARN MORE
Start your holiday break at the Gibbes with four days of artmaking and festive cheer! All materials are included, but campers do need to bring a bagged lunch, water bottle, and 2 snacks (recommended). All campers are required to wear a face covering while inside.LEARN MORE