Kids Classes; ages 5-7 & 8-12
Joslyn art classes for children ages 5-12 are held on Saturday mornings and afternoons and are led by experienced artists and art educators. Each course includes visits to the Museum’s galleries as an essential component of the art-making experience. Students in Saturday classes are exposed to art-making materials, techniques, and concepts that are unique to Joslyn Art Museum. Advance registration is required and all materials are provided.

Home School & Art School

Art School
Art School is a 24-week visual arts program that meets after school for 1st-9th grade students.
For more information about Art School, please click here.

Home School Art School
A 24-week, day-time, art school program is available for home school students, grades 1-9.
For more information about Home School Art School, please click here.

Art Class Gift Certificate
Want to give an art class as a gift? Click here to purchase an Art Class Gift Certificate, or call our Studio Programs Manager at (402) 661-3839.

Class Brochure
To download a complete list of current and upcoming classes please click the following links.

Fall 2014 Class Brochure

Why Knot?
Saturdays: November 8, 15, 22; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $30; General Public: $35
A special exhibition by Orly Genger will inspire students to use knots to make beautiful prints and abstracted sculptures. No shoe tying experience necessary.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson

Toon Time
Saturdays: December 6, 13, 20; 10-11:30 am
Joslyn Members: $30; General Public: $35
Students will learn to create an original cartoon character, and how to tell a story using sequential pictures, with guidance from sketches and panel sheets by famous comic illustrators in the galleries.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez


Simple Screen Printing
Saturdays: October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22;1-3 pm
Joslyn Members: $50; General Public: $60
Screen printing is a process that allows artists to make the same image again and again on all sorts of surfaces. In this class you will learn simple screen printing methods you can easily do at home, and create original designs to print posters and t-shirts in the studio.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart

Comics: Building Character
Saturdays: December 6, 13, 20; 10 am-noon
Joslyn Members: $30; General Public: $40
Visits to the galleries to see rough sketches and finished pages from famous graphic novels will guide you through the creation of your own comic book character’s origin story. This class will finish with an optional visit to Krypton Comics to debut your character to other comic book artists.
Instructor: Fredd Gorham

This class is currently full. Click here to submit your name and phone number to a wait list.