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My Very First Art Class

Get an introduction to the museum and get creative in our studios with My Very First Art Class. Young children and their favorite grown-up are introduced to art, the museum, and verbal and visual literacy in this playful program. Each class features exploration in the classroom, a gallery visit, and art making. Wear your paint clothes! New topics each class.

Age group: Two to four years old, accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Upcoming Sessions

  • Fun with Form: My Very First Art Class

    Child making art
    Date
    Weekly on Fri, 10:00–11:00 a.m. from Fri, Feb 2, 2024 until Fri, Feb 23 2024
    Location

    Classrooms B and C

  • Patchwork: My Very First Art Class

    Child making art
    Date
    Weekly on Fri, 10:00–11:00 a.m. from Fri, Mar 1, 2024 until Fri, Mar 22 2024
    Location

    Classrooms B and C

  • Blooms and Brushes: My Very First Art Class

    Child making art
    Date
    Weekly on Fri, 10:00–11:00 a.m. from Fri, Apr 5, 2024 until Fri, Apr 26 2024
    Location

    Classrooms B and C

  • Friends and Fables: My Very First Art Class

    Two children reading with a woman
    Date
    Weekly on Fri, 10:00–11:00 a.m. from Fri, May 3, 2024 until Fri, May 24 2024
    Location

    Classrooms B and C

Sponsors

All education programs at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Education. Major annual support is provided by Brenda and Marshall Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Fortney, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, the M. E. and F. J. Callahan Foundation, Char and Chuck Fowler, the Giant Eagle Foundation, the Lloyd D. Hunter Memorial Fund, Marta Jack and the late Donald M. Jack Jr., Bill and Joyce Litzler, the Logsdon Family Fund for Education, William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill, Mandi Rickelman, Betty T. and David M. Schneider, the Sally and Larry Sears Fund for Education Endowment, Roy Smith, Paula and Eugene Stevens, the Trilling Family Foundation, and the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

    The Cleveland Museum of Art is funded in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

    Education programs are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.