Young girl looking at hand-made snake sculpture

Photo: Bryan Conley

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Join a friendly teaching artist for an engaging series of on-demand online lessons intended for kids and teens in grades 1–12. These video-based classes use our inspiring collection to teach problem solving, art making techniques, and creative self-expression.

Sign up for the class and receive access to three mini lessons and instructions for a culminating project. Then, join your teacher and classmates for a live Zoom session to share your original artwork!

Apply for Scholarships!

Everyone should be able to access art education. Contact Program Registration to request an application for a scholarship for any of these classes at programregistration@carnegiemuseums.org or call 412.622.3288.

Draw, Paint, Print

Class Grades 1—5

Draw, Paint, Print: Exploring the Natural World

with teaching artist Jena Schieb
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 25

Focus on nature as your inspiration for creating projects in collage, printmaking, drawing, and watercolor painting.

$45 (Member: $35)

Class Grades 6—8

Draw, Paint, Print: Self Portrait as Expression

with teaching artist Jena Schieb
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 27

Build your drawing and painting skills to develop a self-portrait that is a unique multi-media artwork.

$45 (Member: $35)

Class Grades 9—12

Draw, Paint, Print: Tell Me a Story

with teaching artist Jena Schieb
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 28

Take inspiration from works in our collection to learn how different techniques and materials can help you identify the story you want to tell.

$45 (Member: $35)

Photography

Class Grades 1—5

Photography: People and Places

with teaching artist Joke Slagle
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 20

Discover the fun of exploring your world artfully through photography! Learn strategies for making interesting compositions and adding personal expression to your photographs.

$45 (Member: $35)

Class Grades 6—8

Photography: Picturing My World

with teaching artist Joke Slagle
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 19

Learn playful ways to alter your pictures, try out techniques with lighting and more, finally combining your favorite photographs in a three-part display.

$45 (Member: $35)

Class Grades 9—12

Photography: Developing Your Visual Voice

with teaching artist Joke Slagle
On Demand Jul 27–Aug 21

Work through fresh ideas you’ll find in our collection, create your own photography portfolio, and bring your research and experiments together in a final project inspired by a novel approach to the portrait.

$45 (Member: $35)