Courses for Children and Youth

Winter courses on sale now!

painting of red lantern hanging on tree and four pumpkins in the foreground

Student Artwork by Jeremy Zhang, 2022

The AGO offers courses and workshops in a fun and supportive environment encouraging young artists (ages 2-18) the freedom to explore their potential, build confidence, and develop artmaking and critical thinking skills. Students have the unique opportunity to learn from Artist Instructors, who are practicing studio artists and experienced educators. Our approach to art instruction is student led and focuses on traditional and contemporary artmaking techniques and concepts. This learning is supported by strong connections to artwork in the AGO Collection and special exhibitions. Courses can be taken multiple times and are for all skill levels. The Instructor will teach each student's individual skill level.

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Side by Side (+ Adult)
Age 4-6
Starting in January & February
New!
Cartooning
Age 11-13
Starting in January
New!
Drawing and Mixed Media
Age 11-13
Starting in January
New!
Drawing & Mixed Media
Age 8-10
Starting in January
New!
Hello AGO!
Age 6-7
Starting in January & February
New!
Cartooning
Age 8-10
Starting in January
Popular
Life Drawing
Age 11-13
Saturdays starting in January
New!
Drawing Together in the Galleries (+ Adult)
Age 6-7, Age 8-10
Starting in January & February
Side By Side (+ Adult)
Age 2-3
Starting in January & February
Life Drawing
Age 8-10
Starting in January
New!
Printmaking Explorations
Age 6-7
Starting in January
Life Drawing
Age 14-18
Starting in January
New!
Painting Explorations
Age 8-10
Starting in February
Painting Explorations
Age 11-13
Starting in February
New!
Printmaking Explorations
Age 11-13
Starting in February
Youth Studio
Age 14-18
Starting in February

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