Saturday, April 25, 2020

Registration is open for MAM Virtual Art classes!

virtual art classes at MAM

MAM Virtual Art Classes

Looking for engaging art opportunities while you're at home? MAM's Virtual Art Classes go live the week of May 11 and there are classes for all ages!

We will help you keep creative in the summer too! More information about SummerArt Camps and classes for kids, teens, and adults coming soon.

studio explorers: critter Creatures virtual art class at MAM

Studio Explorers: Critter Creations

Ages 6–8
Instructor: Shannon Anderson

Get creative and join a MAM Art Educator in making amazing animal artworks from your own home in our virtual studio lessons! Students will have fun exploring a variety of techniques to create cute critters using recycled materials and basic art supplies, inspired by the exhibition Federico Uribe: Animalia.

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet or phone with internet and access to Zoom. Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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digital art virtual art class at MAM

Digital Art

Ages 9–12
Instructor: Raul Barcelona

This online class guides students through the use of readily available digital production tools, such as smartphones, apps and free open-source computer programs, to bring to life a variety of original Digital Art projects.  First, students create their own original digital drawings before practicing basic image manipulation and photomontage techniques in producing an original graphic design.  Building on these skills, students explore audiovisual storytelling in their production of a Photo Roman, a short narrative film consisting of multiple manipulated still images and sound. 

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom. Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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Fab Lab: Artful Animals MAM virtual art calsses

Fab Lab: Artful Animals

Ages 9–12
Instructor: Dan Fenelon

Expand your creative skills and develop new art-making techniques in this online mixed media class inspired by the exhibition Federico Uribe: Animalia. Create unique animal sculptures using common household items, recycled materials, and basic art supplies in these guided lessons with a MAM Art Educator. Class concentrates on encouraging individual creativity combined with hands-on learning to create one-of-a kind artworks.

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom.  Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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drawing virtual art class at MAM

Drawing

Teens Ages 12–15
Instructor: Julian Tejera

Take your drawing to the next level in this virtual studio class and develop work for your art portfolio. Working from observation and reference, explore a variety of mark making techniques and the fundamental elements of line, value, proportion and composition through online guided instruction.

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom. Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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intermediate landscape oil painting virtual art class at MAM

Intermediate Landscape Oil Painting

Adult (Age 16+)
Instructor: Gary Godbee

Learn landscape painting techniques in this virtual studio class and receive individual guidance to express your own unique style. Apply atmospheric effects of light and shade with tonal values uniting into a balanced composition. This class is not for beginners.

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom. Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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Introduction to American Art History virtual art class at MAM

Introduction to American Art History

Adult (Age 16+)
Instructor: Jennifer Rittner

This 4-part online series draws on works from MAM’s permanent collection to explore themes such as art and the natural world, representations of the human form, reflections on social issues, and historic innovations in the use of materials. Students will develop visual thinking skills that will be useful as they continue their lifelong experience in looking at art. Grab a beverage of your choice and connect with other art lovers in this lecture and conversation series. Register by the day, or for all 4 classes!

This class is online. Students will need to have a computer, tablet, or phone with internet and access to Zoom. Students will also need to have class specific art materials that are listed here.

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To apply a prior registration or class credit, please contact Susan Cancro, Customer Relations and Program Coordinator: scancro@montclairartmuseum.org or 973-259-5139.

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