Youth Classes

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Landscape Painting and Painting Outdoors | 3rd -6th grade

Wednesdays on May 2, 9, 16
4:00-5:00 PM
$24 Members | $35 Non-Members

Students will paint mountain landscapes, seascapes and paint outside in the HMA garden.  You will try out tempera, acrylic, and watercolor paints.

Stretch and Create | 3-6 year olds

Tuesdays, May 8 & 15
1-2 PM

The Hickory Museum of Art will partner with Stretch-n-Grow to offer children the chance to participate in the fitness program Stretch-n-Grow has to offer and then create some art with the Hickory Museum of Art. Fitness classes will be held right in the galleries of the Museum. Parents can view art while their kids burn off some energy. Art and fitness projects for May classes will be animal themed. A variety of materials will be used for the art projects.

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2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of Each Month | 1-2 PM
Ages 3 – 5 with accompanying adult
$15 Members | $20 Non-Members (Adults free)

This is an art experience your child will love. Hear stories, play games and get messy with all sorts of art materials. Price includes both Wednesdays. New activities each month.

Preregistration is required. Call HMA to register at 828.327.8576

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Second Thursday of Each Month  
10:30 - 11:45 AM or 1 - 2:15 PM
Ages 5+

Students will be led through the galleries while examining works of art on their level. From gallery inspiration, students will then create artwork of their own. Different media will be used each month for experimentation. Pre-registration required. Upcoming classes: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, and May 10.

Monthly Classes: $8 Members | $12 per Non-Members
Register for the Year & Save! Members save 10% and pay $64.80 | Non-members save 5% and pay $102.60. 
*Registration and payment required. Single month registrations are required by Monday of the class week. Refunds will not be paid for any missed classes. 
**Catawba Science Center offers a separate membership apart from HMA.

Call 828-327-8576 to register today.

Click Here to download a 2017-18 Home-school Art Classes brochure & registration form.


Thanks to the LB Lane Family Foundation and Kulynych Family Foundation, HMA has scholarships available for adults and children who normally can't afford to take classes. One student recipient stated, "The reason I want to attend the Facial Facades camp is because it would help me to achieve my future dream of becoming a beautician. I will get the start I need to begin my path into the world of beauty. One day, I may be able to help people who cannot afford expensive makeovers. I also hope this would be the beginning of some new friendships." 

Click here for Art Class Scholarship Form