Family Art

Thursdays, October 26, November 16 cancelled, December 21, January 25, February 22, & March 28
1 – 3 pm
$5 members per child per session | $10 non-members per child per session

This class is for families to create together. Each month will feature a different art medium with a project tied to the MMofA collection. Parents are encouraged to stay and create with their families. Suitable for homeschool families.

Thursday, October 26, 2023: Doll Making with Hannah 

Join us in exploring the art of paper doll making with artist Hannah Edge as she guides the whole family in constructing and designing their own unique moveable paper doll.

Thursday, November 16, 2023: Dusti Bongé Sunflower Abstract Paintings (Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances)

Learn the basics of abstract painting tricks to blend like Bongé!  We will use acrylic paints and roofing paper to create unique abstract sunflower paintings inspired by the artwork of Biloxi native and first Abstract Expressionist, Dusti Bongé. 

Thursday, December 21, 2023: Faux Stained “Glass”

Artists will use tissue and construction paper to create an original artwork inspired by traditional stained glass. Explore light, color, and line through this art activity designed for the whole family.

Thursday, January 25, 2024: Vintage Collage Cardmaking

Get creative by exploring elements of collage through scrap papers, transfers, and stamps to create a unique card design in time for Valentine’s.

Thursday, February 22, 2024: Vintage Baseball Card Mixed Media

Create a unique vintage baseball card-themed artwork featuring your favorite player or yourself! Send us or bring in a printed photo of your favorite player or yourself to use in creating a vintage baseball card of your own.

Thursday, March 28, 2024: Spring Painted Eggs

Decorating eggs has been a part of various cultures dating back further than the 5th century! People believed there was great power embodied in the egg, so they decorated it in the spring to celebrate the renewal of nature and life. Explore geometric designs and symbols.

This class was originally promoted as Homeschool Art.