A FREE come-and-go art activity for families is offered the first Saturday of every month. All supplies are provided and no pre-registration is required. Each Saturday will feature a different project. Special additional activities included some Saturdays. Call the museum at 334-794-3871 for more information.

Winter Quarter First Saturday Family Day Activities

January 4: Paper Marbling
Design and create your own colorful pieces of paper through marbling! Using shaving cream and liquid watercolors, you will be able to decorate paper, which can be turned into cards or sketchbooks.

February 1: Mystery Seascape
Come create art inspired by the Jenny Fine’s exhibition Synchronized Swimmers on display in WMA’s Main and Blumberg galleries! Using simple materials, including paper and a Ziploc bag, families will be able to create a mystery seascape that will come to light through a fun trick!

March 7: Recycled Art Windsock
Join us in the studio to create your own windsock! Using a toilet paper roll, along with tissue paper, markers, and cut paper, you’ll be flying your wonderful creation out the door!



For further information, email Educator Amanda Holcomb
or call (334) 794-3871 ext. 25.

Youth Art Education Policy

Outside of tours, family days, and open house events, individuals who are not enrolled in a class are not allowed in WMA classrooms except by written permission of the Executive Director. Parents may not join children in the classroom during instruction times in order to ensure an atmosphere conductive to creativity. It is important to limit the number of adults to keep the focus on the kids, their learning, and to accommodate limited seating in the studio. Parents are welcome to stay in the museum during class but must remain outside of the classroom during instruction time.

Museum educators are experienced in creating positive learning environments for all ages and are required to go through a background check to ensure the safety of our students. Parents and guardians are encouraged to visit the studio at the end of class to see what their child has created. All docents and volunteers working with children are also required to go through background checks.

Thank you for understanding our policy and priority on the safety and well-being of participating students.

Throughout the year, WMA will host “Meet the Educator” days where parents and their children can come to the classroom to meet the instructor before beginning classes and camps. 2019’s schedule is as follows: January 30 from 4pm-6pm, May 29 from 4pm-6pm, and August 28 from 4pm-6pm.

Refund Policy

The Wiregrass Museum of Art may cancel any class with insufficient enrollment; students will be notified and given a full refund. If a student withdraws at least 1 week before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for the full cost of the class. If a student withdraws 24 hours before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for half the cost of the class. There are no refunds after the start date of class, and membership fees are nonrefundable. Students are not enrolled until complete payment is received.