Learn new skills and create your own work of art inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions through hands-on fine art instruction in a variety of media. Throughout the year, the Museum offers workshops on varying topics. Designed for all skill levels and taught by Museum educators, these workshops enhance understanding of the works of art on view at the Museum. Workshop space is limited and registration is required. It is recommended to purchase tickets early before workshops sell out.

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Virtual Winter Youth Workshops

Single Day | Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

$24 Members | $30 Nonmembers 

Program offered on Zoom platform.

All participants will be sent log-in instructions and a supply list prior to event.

The Museum will not provide materials.


Art Explosion: Elements of Art (Grades 3–5)

Learn the elements of art with live instruction from a Museum educator in a single day virtual workshop designed for grades 3–5. Workshop includes art projects inspired by the Museum’s collection, a virtual tour component, art history lesson, and games.

Sketching, Painting, and Portfolios (Grades 6–12)

Explore art making from sketching to painting with live instruction from a Museum educator in a single day workshop designed for grades 6–12. Workshop includes drawing and painting lessons with a portfolio check-in component for students to share their artwork in a unique and positive setting.

Kawase Hasui, Tokyo Junidai (Twelve Subjects of Tokyo): Komagata Riverbank, 1919. Woodblock. The San Diego Museum of Art; Gift of Mrs. Clark M. Cavenee. 1946.29.2.