Cultivate Creativity

Teen Art Classes & Workshops in Hunterdon County, NJ

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Hunterdon Art Museum offers classes and workshops for teens of all skill levels in our studios and online. Our teen programs encourage students to unleash their imaginations and freely express themselves while helping them cultivate creative inspiration. Teens 16+ are also able to enroll in adult classes and workshops.

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All Levels Drawing and Painting – Summer

This hybrid class can be taken virtually or in-person. If you wish to attend in-person, please register for the in-person session. If you wish to attend virtually via Zoom, please register for the...

In-Person Session
Age: Adults and Teens 16+
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 7:00-9:30pm
Date(s): 4 Mondays: July 10-31
Tuition: $140 members, $160 non-members

Artistic Expressions

This is an open studio art class designed for adults and teens with neurodiversity, physical limitations, developmental disabilities and/or any other disabilities. Art making topics are tailored to...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Moriah Mylod & Lacey Large
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Date(s): 6 Tuesdays: 4/25 - 5/30
Tuition: $75 Member, $90 Non-Member (scholarships available)

Creating Space for Young Adults in Art (Ages 14-18)

Session A of this program has passed. If you would like to participate, please register for either Session B or Session C! The purpose of these three teen workshops is to educate, challenge, and...

Session B
Age: 14-18
Instructor: Julie Swenson
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): Saturday, June 17
Tuition: Free!

Fundamentals of Painting (VIRTUAL)

Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM. This class is for absolute beginners or those looking to build on a little...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Oscar Peterson
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Thursdays: 4/6-5/4
Tuition: $210 member, $235 non-member

Ink & Gouache

Explore ink and gouache while developing fundamental skills, diving into portraiture, and purposeful play. Please click here for a list of supplies to bring with you. Meet the...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Margaret Fanning
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Date(s): 5 Wednesdays: 4/5-5/3
Tuition: $175 member, $195 non-member

NEW! Weekly Sun & Moon Yoga Classes

In this class, we will practice alignment based postures to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body. Breath work (pranayama) will also be integrated. You can expect to find your inner...

Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Stephanie Moore
Time: 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Date(s): Every Wednesday, starting 1/25
Tuition: $15 member, $17 non-member per class

Paint the Modern Landscape (Intermediate/Advanced)

This class is intended for intermediate and advanced level painters. We will venture into seeing differently, understanding what's important in your composition (this may surprise you), simplifying...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Maureen Chatfield
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Date(s): 10 Mondays: 4/3-6/25 (no class 5/29)
Tuition: $400 member, $440 non-member

Plein Air Drawing & Painting on the Terrace

Join illustrator and art teacher Lena Shiffman for a plein air class outside the historic Hunterdon Art Museum this summer. Students will be working on the atmospheric terrace overlooking the river...

Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, July 15
Tuition: $80 member, $90 non-member

Private Lessons

Private art lessons at Hunterdon Art Museum are available in our studios or online and are perfect for artists of all ages seeking individualized instruction. Lessons can be arranged with the...

Age: Any
Time: Flexible
Date(s): Flexible

Sketching with Watercolor on the Terrace

Join illustrator and art teacher Lena Shiffman for a summer workshop where you will learn how to sketch with your watercolors. Forget about pencil lines and be loose and free with your paint....

Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Date(s): Saturday, July 29
Tuition: $80 member, $90 non-member

Tuesday Night Drawing & Painting (HYBRID)

Please note: This hybrid class provides students the freedom to attend their session either in-person or via Zoom. Lena Shiffman will be in-person interacting with students in-person and virtual...

Session A
Age: Adults & teens 16 & up
Instructor: Lena Shiffman
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Date(s): 8 Tuesdays: 4/4 - 5/23
Tuition: $280 member, $315 non-member

Wildlife and Bird Photography

In this hands-on workshop you will learn the essentials of creating beautiful wildlife and bird imagery with your DSLR camera. Wildlife and bird photography is one of the most challenging...

Age: Adults
Instructor: John Scalera
Time: 11:00 am-1:00pm
Date(s): June 24, 2023
Tuition: Members: $55, Non-members: $65
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