Home School Art School  2019-2020
Weeks of September 17-December 10; continuing January 21-April 7, 2020
Joslyn Members: $272; General Public $320
(Payment plans available)

Late starts will be prorated; payment plans available.

This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.


Home School courses are held 1-2:30 pm:
Grades 1-3: (A): Tuesdays; Grades 1-3 (B): Wednesdays
Grades 4-6 (A): Tuesdays; Grades 4-6 (B): Wednesdays
Grades 7-9: Thursdays

High School Art School is held on Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm and is for both home schooled and non home schooled students.

To inquire about registration in our Home School and Art School programs click here.

Click here for more information about registration, refunds, and other important notes.





Home School Grades 1-3 (A)
Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm
Weeks of September 17-December 21, continuing January 21-April 7
Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.

Instructor: Therese Straseski

This class is in progress, please click here to submit your name and phone number to receive information regarding late enrollment.


Home School Grades 1-3 (B)
Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm
Weeks of September 18-December 11, continuing January 22-April 9
Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.

Instructor: Therese Straseski

Registration for this class is currently closed.


Home School 4-6 (A)
Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm
Weeks of September 17-December 10, continuing January 21-April 7

Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.

Instructor: Carey Hernandez

This class is in progress, please click here to submit your name and phone number to receive information regarding late enrollment.


Home School 4-6 (B)
Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm
Weeks of September 18-December 11, continuing January 22-April 8
Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.

Instructor: Jaim Hackbart


Registration for this class is currently closed.


Home School 7-9
Thursdays, 1-2:30 pm
Weeks of September 19-December 12, continuing January 23-April 9

Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.

Instructor: Carey Hernandez

Registration for this class is currently closed.


High School Art School
Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 pm 
Weeks of September 19-December 12, continuing January 23-April 9

Joslyn Members: $272; General Public: $320 (Payment plans available.)
This 24-week visual arts program introduces students to Joslyn’s collections and exhibitions with sequential art instruction in seven media – drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and fiber arts. Students explore each medium, while building art skills and concepts at age-appropriate levels. Joslyn Art School’s museum setting provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to encounter original works of art, to experiment in related art media, and learn from a professional staff committed to providing individual challenges and guidance.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez


Registration for this class is currently closed.




Home School Days 


Hands and minds will be put to work when you bring your child to Joslyn for an engaging artful experience. Sessions are held, 10:15-12:15 pm, at Joslyn Art Museum. Click here for the Fall 2019 flyer.

Program fee: $10 per child, per day (adult chaperones are free), payable at registration online. Space is limited, registration required. No refunds. Parents are expected to act as tour or art-making chaperones as needed and stay at the Museum until the program is done.



Tuesday, October 8, 2019: Highlights of the Collection
Docent-Guided Tour: Become acquainted with major artworks in Joslyn’s permanent collection, specifically our favorite portraits. Learn about the artists who created them, the times in which they were made, and the sitters.

Art-Making Session: Students will learn the basics of portrait painting, including facial proportion and creating skin-tones with tempera cakes, to produce a self-portrait to take home.

GRADES K-3. Students participate in an art-making session and then go on a docent-guided tour.


GRADES 4-6 Students go on a docent-guided tour and then participate in an art-making session.


Registration closes Friday, October 4 at noon.



Tuesday, November 5, 2019: The Saint John's Bible
Docent-Guided Tour: Discover the first handwritten Bible commissioned by a Benedictine Monastery since the fifteenth century in Word and Image: The Saint John’s Bible. It incorporates contemporary imagery and events to connect traditional medieval craftsmanship with the twenty-first century.

Art-Making Session: We will introduce students to calligraphy and typography. They will discover how to create artful letters and gilded adornments with inspiration from the handwritten and illuminated pages of The Saint John’s Bible.

GRADES K-3. Students participate in an art-making session and then go on a docent-guided tour.


GRADES 4-6 Students go on a docent-guided tour and then participate in an art-making session.

Registration closes Friday, November 1 at noon.


For questions about Home School Days, call (402) 661-3847 or click here to e-mail Joslyn's Director of School Programs and Interactive Media.


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