Youth Art Classes

At the Rahr-West Art Museum, we have a passion for the important role visual arts plays in education. We offer weekly classes for both home school students, as well as after school classes for students aged 5-12 years. Our knowledgeable instructors provide students with inspiration and tools to make the process of creating art fun and educational.

Home School Young Artists
Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00pm

Afterschool Picassos
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm

Ages 5-12 years

Both the Home School Young Artists and Afterschool Picassos classes complete the same lessons monthly.

Register online or call (920) 686-3090.
Please call if you wish to register on a monthly basis.


Monthly Fee: $30 RWAM Members/$60 Nonmembers
Session Fee (Jan & Feb): $40 RWAM Members/$80 NonmembersChagall

January: The Myth & Magic of Marc Chagall
This class is based on the Rahr-West's exhibit of Marc Chagall's dream-like colorful images. Students will be inspired to convey their own story in this mixed media project.

February: Pour Painting
Pour painting is a fascinating fluid painting technique. Students will learn color theory and experiment with a variety of techniques to achieve amazing results. And they don't even need a paintbrush.


Monthly Fee: $30 RWAM Members/$60 Nonmembers
Session Fee (March-May): $60 RWAM Members/$120 NonmembersWomen Artists

March: Women Artists
Celebrate Women's History Month and create art based upon two artists, Mary Cassatt and Georgia O'Keeffe.

April: Clay
Clay is probably the most versatile for expressing three-dimensional forms. Students will learn hand-built techniques, which will allow them to express their ideas, then glaze them with colors of their choice.

Stolen SistersMay: Stolen Sisters & Geo Rutherford
Throughout the month of May, students will explore the Stolen Sisters and Geo Rutherford exhibits. Students will create their own pieces inspired by the works on exhibit.