Friday, September 10, 2010

Fall Classes for Homeschoolers at the Delaware Art Museum!

Learning to Look

October 20 – November 17
(5 week session)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
$18 Members/$20 Non-Members

How can we learn to see more when we look at art? Homeschoolers explore the Museum’s collections through activities and discussions focused on looking at, thinking about, and responding to works of art.


Elements of Art

February 16 – March 9, 2011
(4 week session)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$14 Members/$16 Non-Members

Learn how the basic elements of design (line, color, shape, and texture) work together as a visual language.


Painting with Words

March 30 – April 20
(4 week session)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
$14 Members/$16 Non-Member

In this session, homeschoolers build their vocabularies and stretch their imaginations while responding in writing to works of art. Homeschoolers will enhance their knowledge of literature and hone their own language and writing skills with the creation of poems and stories in the galleries.

Age breakdowns for above classes:

Ages 3 – 6
Students and parents/guardians participate in a story-reading which leads to a viewing of relevant works of art, followed by a hands-on art project. Parents/guardians are required to stay with their child during the story and tour portion of the program and may be asked to assist during the art activity.

Ages 7 – 9
Students take a guided theme tour for 30 minutes followed by a 30-minute art activity inspired by their tour.

Ages 10 – 13 and 14 – 18
Students take a guided theme tour for 60 minutes which includes writing exercises, sketching in the galleries, and take-home assignments. Some weeks may include art projects.

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Artist Studio

September 15 – November 17
(10 week session),
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$125 Members/$145 Non-Members
(Ages 9 – 14)

Students will learn the fundamentals of art in the Museum’s studio. Basic drawing and painting will be explored, focusing on processes and techniques. The class will visit the Museum’s galleries to draw inspiration.

For More Information:


Saralyn Rosenfield
Studio & Family Programs Manager

Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806