Creative Workshop

Art for all ages=Creative Workshop Art Classes for Everyone

Our hands-on art classes are taught by artist-teachers, and frequently inspired by art on view in the Gallery. We teach, inspire, challenge, prompt and encourage. We love it when you make the artwork you never thought you could make.

Ask us about our Family Discount rate! Call 585.276.8959.

SPRING 2017 Course Catalog: Members Only registration period is February 15 to March 1! Yes, you can buy a membership when you call us to register!

Creative Workshop Spring Catalog

Spring 2017 Course Catalog

Click on the image at left to open the catalog or use the links below to browse the section that interests you.

Classes and programs for families (pdf)
Classes for children (pdf)
Adult art classes (pdf)
Art Appreciation (pdf)

Questions? Call 585.276.8959

NOTE: You can check our website and our Facebook page for weather related closings.

Art Day Camps 2017 – February Break Camp (PDF)

Registration now open!
ADS2016All day art camp for kids 6-8 [JR] and 9-12 [SR] runs during Winter President’s break (February 20-24, 2017) and Spring Break (April 17-21, 2017) as well as eight weeks during the summer.

Click on the image at right to open the catalog or use the links below to browse the section of interest.
Art Day School Program
Winter 2017 (pdf)
Spring 2017 (pdf)
Summer 2017 (pdf)
Registration Form (pdf)

Open House

SATURDAY, MARCH 18, noon–4 pm / Free!
Get a preview of upcoming classes and camps, meet teaching artists, enjoy demonstrations, and get $5 off class registration (offer good during Open House only).

Questions? Call 585.276.8959
NOTE: You can check our website and our Facebook page for weather related closings

Lucy Burne Gallery Exhibitions


Creative Workshop 15-16 Exhibition

Childrens’ Student Art Show. Students in Saturday classes will take their artwork home on Saturday, March 4.

Please see our latest call for Adult Student artworks for our Late Winter/Early Spring 2017 show! Information and Application here(.pdf)

Art and Story Stroll

Art and Story Stroll

Enjoy an hour-long story reading and art viewing experience for children 2 to 5 with accompanying adult on Wednesdays or Thursdays, once a month. Sometimes we even work in some crafts. Series supported by the Ann West Bruning Fund.

Dates & topics (Jan. – June 2017)


Art Social

Thursdays | 6:30 – 7:30 | $15 per session
No session on December 22nd or 29th.
Get the full schedule

Give the Gift of MAG

Give the Gift of Art

Know someone who would love to take a class at the Creative Workshop, but you are unsure what level would best suit them? Or someone who just needs that extra little nudge to ‘get back into art?’ A budding artist? We have classes for all ages and levels. Now you can give them the gift of art. Pick up a Gift Card and help pay for a class. Cards are available in a variety of price ranges, from $10 to $400.


Creative Workshop Faculty & Staff Bios

All of our teachers are working artists, professional art educators and art historians, carefully matched to the classes they teach. The bios on the link here are for instructors and staff in the Workshop’s fall 2016 and winter 2016/17 sessions.
View all current faculty bios.

College Interns and High School Student Volunteers at the Workshop

We are currently accepting applications from current college students in art, art education, or art history with significant interest in children’s interaction with museums to earn internship credit and valuable experience.
College Intern Factsheet
College Intern Application

High School Volunteers Needed:

Interested in helping with Saturday kids classes this winter? Call 276-8956 for more information.