Studio art classes

The Worcester Art Museum’s studio art classes offer accessible learning experiences for all ages and levels.

Express your creativity and discover new skills and media in these art-making workshops. The Museum offers online, in-person, and off-site learning opportunities that cover a variety of subjects and media.

In-person classes are held either in the galleries or in the Museum’s studios. Online classes are taught through Zoom and are encrypted and secure. Teens are welcome to join online adult classes.

Members receive 10% off class tuition!

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Call or email with questions, to register over the phone, or to request a print brochure.


Phone: 508-793-4333

Education programs at the Worcester Art Museum are supported by the George I. Alden Trust Assistant Director of Education Fund, George I. Alden Trust Docent Education Fund, Booth Family Fund for Education and Outreach at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Isabel Baker Carleton Memorial Fund, Burrow Movie Fund, Martha A. Cowan Fund at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Dorothy Frances Cruikshank Education Fund, Docent Education Fund, David Freelander Memorial Education Fund, Nehemias Gorin Foundation Fund, Nathan and Barbara Greenberg Discovery Fund, Nathan and Barbara Greenberg Fund for Education, Amelia and Robert H. Haley Memorial Lecture Fund, Hiatt FAME Fund, Christian A. Johnson Discovery Fund, The Christian A. Johnson Resource Center Fund, Bernard G. and Louise B. Palitz Fund, Susan Ella Reed-Lawton Fund, Arthur J. Remillard, Jr. Youth Education Fund, Romanoff Education and Library Fund, Norman and Dorothy Sharfman Education Fund, Ethel M. Smith Education Fund, Spear Fund for Public Programs, Stoddard Discovery Fund, Alice Eliza Waite Memorial Fund, Worcester Art Society, and the Worcester Educational Development Foundation.

Studio class scholarships are supported by the Sally Riley Bishop Fund, Abbie S. and Mildred L. Cather Fund, David J. Freelander Scholarship Fund, Edward F. Goggin Fund, Charles A. Hamilton Fund, Edith Florence Hendricks Scholarship Fund, Chester D. Heywood Scholarship Fund, Jacob Hiatt Scholarship Fund, Hoche-Scofield Foundation, Frances A. Kinnicutt Fund, Joseph and Shirley Krosoczka Memorial Youth Scholarship Fund, Mary E. and Irene L. Piper Scholarship Fund, Marion Olch Ruhman Education Fund, Sudbury Foundation Scholarship Fund, St. Wulstan Society Fund, Miriam Washburn Trust Fund, and Karl B.A. Wass/Lundquist Family Scholarship Fund.

Teen Arts at WAM is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Summer 2024 youth and teen studio class programs are supported in part by a grant from United Way of Central Massachusetts.

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