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Art Classes for All Ages

Ignite your creativity, learn a new skill, or unlock a hidden talent with an art class or workshop at the Hunterdon Art Museum.

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Art Classes & Workshops in Hunterdon County

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Build It & Burn It! Pit-firing Workshop at the Takaezu Studios

Soft, cool, sensual clay, and dancing fire. If this is your jam, come join us!  Sound like fun? We promise you it is! Pit firing is the oldest known method for the firing of pottery. Examples...

SPRING - 767
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Karin Abromaitis
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Date(s): June 4, 5, 11, & 12
Tuition: $450 member, $500 non-member, plus a $140 firing & materials fee to be paid to the Toshiko Takaezu Studios on the 1st day via check or cash (The survey coupon code does not apply to this workshop.)

Comic Book Creation (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Students will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone with a camera, microphone and internet access for using the Zoom meeting...

SUMMER – 410
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Doug Baron
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Cut, Paste, Print: Printmaking

In this session geared towards kids 5-9, collage meets printmaking as we explore the art of the collagraph. Throughout the week, campers will experiment with creating their own uniquely textured...

SUMMER – 408A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Karen Benvenuti
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 1: June 20-24
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Cut, Paste, Print: Printmaking

In this session geared towards kids 5-9, collage meets printmaking as we explore the art of the collagraph. Throughout the week, campers will experiment with creating their own uniquely textured...

SUMMER – 408B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Lily Worster
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 5: July 18-22
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Cut, Paste, Print: Printmaking (2 SPOTS LEFT)

In this session geared towards kids 5-9, collage meets printmaking as we explore the art of the collagraph. Throughout the week, campers will experiment with creating their own uniquely textured...

SUMMER - 408C
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kristen Brinkman
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Design, Sculpt, Build

Have fun turning ordinary materials into extraordinary two and three-dimensional creations, with various media! Students will be encouraged to express their own vision in this fun, open-ended camp....

SUMMER – 446
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Lily Worster
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11-15
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Go Green: Upcycled Art

Use your imagination to turn unexpected objects into amazing art. Working with mixed media, recycled, and repurposed materials, kids in this session will create upcycled art while experimenting with...

SUMMER – 448
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Green Things: Drawing

Nature comes alive in this session inspired by HAM’s surroundings. We’ll think about aspects of nature, such as water, birds, fish, plant life, and more, as we work with a variety of tools and...

SUMMER - 479A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Jane Biron
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 3: July 5 – 8 (no camp on July 4)
Tuition: $205 member, $225 non-member

Green Things: Drawing (2 SPOTS LEFT)

Nature comes alive in this session inspired by HAM’s surroundings. We’ll think about aspects of nature, such as water, birds, fish, plant life, and more, as we work with a variety of tools and...

SUMMER – 479B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Barbara Kaiser
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 9: August 15-19
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Intro to Illustration

In this session, we’ll focus on the power of images to tell stories and learn how to plan, design, and paint or draw a complete illustration that conveys ideas and...

SUMMER – 432A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Patrick Smith
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 1: June 20-24
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Intro to Illustration

In this session, we’ll focus on the power of images to tell stories and learn how to plan, design, and paint or draw a complete illustration that conveys ideas and...

SUMMER – 432B
Age: 10-15
Instructor: HAM Faculty
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

It’s the Little Things: Drawing

Zoom in on the details in this session for kids 10 and up. Throughout the week, we’ll consider the ways in which the act of drawing can help us look more closely and, working with different tools,...

SUMMER – 436A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Karen Fuchs
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 3: July 5-8 (no camp on July 4)
Tuition: $205 member, $225 non-member

It’s the Little Things: Drawing

Focus on the details in this session for kids 10-15. Throughout the week, we’ll consider the ways in which the act of drawing can help us look more closely and, working with different mediums,...

SUMMER – 436B
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Kristen Brinkman
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 9: August 15-19
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Japanese Anime and Cartooning (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM. Students will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone with a camera,...

SUMMER – 418
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Doug Baron
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Junior Architects

Learn to draw and paint architectural structures, both real and imaginary. Students will use wet and dry media to create two-dimensional representations of buildings from direct observation as well...

SUMMER – 486A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Rebecca Kelly
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11-15
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Junior Architects

Learn to draw and paint architectural structures, both real and imaginary. Students will use wet and dry media to create two-dimensional representations of buildings from direct observation as well...

SUMMER – 486B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Rebecca Kelly
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 6: July 25-29
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Let’s Get Messy with Abstract Painting (SOLD OUT)

Campers will discover their own unique creative talent in a no pressure environment that encourages play and experimentation. Let’s Get Messy will be a week of expressing one’s feelings through...

SUMMER – 491
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Lily Worster
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 6: July 25-29
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452A
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 1: June 20-24
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452G
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452F
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452D
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 5: July 18-22
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452E
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 6: July 25-29
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452C
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11 - 15
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER - 464
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 3: July 5 – 8 (no camp on July 4)
Tuition: $40

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452B
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 2: June 27 – July 1
Tuition: $50

Lunch with the Bunch

We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers in-between, before, or after their camp sessions. LWTB is directed by camp staff and volunteers. Activities include games, drawing with chalk, and...

SUMMER – 452H
Age: 5-15
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Week 9: August 15-19
Tuition: $50

Mix it Up: Clay, Paint, Fiber

Mix it up! Explore two and three dimensional art with paint and clay, plus soft materials such as felt, fabrics, and stuffing. Make a masterpiece or create your own plush toy while you learn...

SUMMER – 412A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Karen Benvenuti
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 1: June 20-24
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Mix it Up: Clay, Paint, Fiber (SOLD OUT)

Mix it up! Explore two and three dimensional art with paint and clay, plus soft materials such as felt, fabrics, and stuffing. Make a masterpiece or create your own plush toy while you learn...

SUMMER – 412B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Monday Nights On the Terrace: Paint Party Wine & Design

Gather your friends for paint party madness! Try your artistic hand at still life and landscape painting in our scenic terrace. This is an outdoor class underneath one of our tents. From beginners to...

SUMMER - 488
Age: 21 & up
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Date(s): Monday, July 11
Tuition: $55 member, $65 non-member

Nature’s Gallery

Discover the art and design possibilities found in nature! Experiment with activities such as painting, clay sculpting, making sun prints, nature sketching, and...

SUMMER - 449
Age: 6-10
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 3: July 5-8 (no camp on July 4)
Tuition: $205 member, $255 non-member

Paint the Modern Landscape

We will be working on learning how to see differently, understand what's important (this may surprise you), simplify what's there, and understand color and how it creates depth and drama. This...

SUMMER - 480A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Maureen Chatfield
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, July 16
Tuition: $85 member, $100 non-member

Painting Portraits

Explore both traditional and nontraditional approaches to portraiture in this painting-driven program. Whether thinking about how to approach the details that make up a subject’s face or the ways...

SUMMER – 416
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11-15
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Painting: Process + Possibilities

In this session, we’ll experiment with watercolor and acrylic painting processes and the possibilities of subjects including landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. Styles such as impressionism,...

SUMMER – 419
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Patrick Smith
Time: 9 a.m - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 2: June 27 – July 1
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Pen & Ink Techniques

Explore pen and ink in this one day workshop to create bold and vibrant drawings. Delve into traditional and contemporary pen and ink applications as you learn and experiment with a variety of...

SPRING – 783
Age: 16 & up
Instructor: Margaret Fanning
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Sunday, June 12
Tuition: $85 member, $100 non-member

Pet Projects: Animals in Art

Purrrfect for young artists who love all kinds of pets. This session will bring art and animals together and include sculpting and painting using a variety of...

SUMMER – 456
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11-15
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Photography Boot Camp (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Campers will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone with a camera, microphone and internet access for using the Zoom meeting...

SUMMER – 435
Age: 11-16
Instructor: Nancy Ori
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 4: July 11-15
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Plein Air Watercolor Painting on the Terrace

Join illustrator and instructor Lena Shiffman for a plein air watercolor workshop on the HAM terrace this summer. During this four hour program, participants will explore composition, color, and...

SUMMER - 493
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, June 25
Tuition: $110 member, $125 non-member

Printmaking for Young Artists

As part of our Young Artists Workshop Series, students will make colorful eco-prints on silk using veggies, leaves and...

SPRING - 520A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Rebecca Kelly
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, June 4
Tuition: $40 member, $55 non-member

Prints: Art as Social Practice

This camp session will experiment with various forms of printmaking and explore ways in which the arts can bring people together, raise awareness, and encourage...

SUMMER – 428A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Martha Kelshaw
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 1: June 20-24
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Prints: Art as Social Practice

This camp session will experiment with various forms of printmaking and explore ways in which the arts can bring people together, raise awareness, and encourage...

SUMMER – 428B
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Beth Krumholz
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Puppet Design

Creativity knows no bounds in puppetry! Campers will create one-of-a-kind mixed media puppets out of materials ranging from fabric to recycled materials. As a group, they’ll also develop characters...

SUMMER – 411
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Tricia Hurley
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 6: July 25-29
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Re-Mix: Mixed Media

In this program, participants will make a series of truly unique mixed media works as we put a new spin on classic materials through processes that involve altering, mixing, and combining....

SUMMER - 421A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Rebecca Kelly
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 3: July 5 – 8 (no camp on July 4)
Tuition: $205 member, $225 non-member

Re-Mix: Mixed Media

In this program, participants will make a series of truly unique mixed media works as we put a new spin on classic materials through processes that involve altering, mixing, and combining....

SUMMER – 421B
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Rebecca Kelly
Time: 1- 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 9: August 15-19
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

River Life: Sketch + Paint

Nature comes alive in this course inspired by our local river. Birds, fish, turtles, kayaks, and plant life will provide the spark for art projects in this...

SUMMER – 490A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Martha Kelshaw
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 6: July 25- 29
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

River Life: Sketch + Paint

Nature comes alive in this course inspired by our local river. Birds, fish, turtles, kayaks, and plant life will provide the spark for art projects in this...

SUMMER – 490B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Barbara Kaiser
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 9: August 15-19
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Shape Meets Sound: Art + Music

Two art forms come together in this program for kids 5-9. Throughout the week, we’ll look at artworks directly inspired by music and explore connections between color, shape, line, sound, and mood...

SUMMER – 450A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 2: June 27 – July 1
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Shape Meets Sound: Art + Music

Two art forms come together in this program for kids 5-9. Throughout the week, we’ll look at artworks directly inspired by music and explore connections between color, shape, line, sound, and mood...

SUMMER – 450B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Site-Specific: Sculpture

In this session, campers will explore the possibilities of creating artwork with specific sites in mind. We’ll work with a variety of materials and focus on contemporary approaches to sculpture,...

SUMMER – 460A
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Beth Krumholz
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 2: June 27 – July 1
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Site-specific: Sculpture

In this session, campers will explore the possibilities of creating artwork with specific sites in mind. We’ll work with a variety of materials and focus on contemporary approaches to sculpture,...

SUMMER – 460B
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 5: July 18-22
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Sketching in Watercolor

Join illustrator Lena Shiffman for a fun and relaxing watercolor workshop. Learn how to sketch with your watercolors, forgetting about pencil lines and instead becoming loose and free with your...

SPRING – 776
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, June 11
Tuition: $110 member, $125 non-member

Sketching in Watercolor on the Terrace

Join illustrator Lena Shiffman for a fun and relaxing watercolor workshop outdoors under a tent on the HAM terrace. Learn how to sketch with your watercolors, forgetting about pencil lines and...

SUMMER - 495
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, July 9
Tuition: $110 member, $125 non-member

Spaces and Places: Sculpture

In this session, campers 5-9 will learn about public artwork as they experiment with a variety of approaches to creating sculpture outdoors. We’ll think carefully about materials, concepts such as...

SUMMER – 413A
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Beth Krumholz
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 2: June 27 – July 1
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Spaces and Places: Sculpture

In this session, campers 5-9 will learn about public artwork as they experiment with a variety of approaches to creating sculpture outdoors. We’ll think carefully about materials, concepts such as...

SUMMER – 413B
Age: 5-9
Instructor: Lily Worster
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Week 5: July 18-22
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Squish It, Sculpt It, Shape It (SOLD OUT)

Campers ages 10-15 will love exploring sculpture and three-dimensional art in this fun camp! Work with papier mâché, Sculpey, wire, and clay. Additionally, we’ll discuss design, proportion,...

SUMMER – 492
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Tricia Hurley
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 8: August 8-12
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Time Explorers

Travel through time and space in this unique camp with something for everyone: drawing, painting, and sculpting, art through the ages, with a little sci-fi...

SUMMER – 401
Age: 10-15
Instructor: 1 – 4 p.m.
Time: Beth Krumholz
Date(s): Week 7: August 1-5
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

Working with Fibers

Bridge art and craft in this session focused on working with fibers in nontraditional ways by creating your very own fabric...

SUMMER – 462
Age: 10-15
Instructor: Karen Fuchs
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Date(s): Week 5: July 18-22
Tuition: $255 member, $280 non-member

You & Me Spring Crafts

Bring along your favorite adult and celebrate spring together with craft-making for two! With projects that will channel sunshine and bright colors, this workshop is a great opportunity to work...

SPRING – 790
Age: 5 & up
Instructor: Petra Pankow
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, May 21
Tuition: $40 member, $55 non-member (Tuition includes child & adult.)
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