Painting Lab (Ages 5–8)

Date and Time

January 5–March 2 (no class February 23), 2023

Thursdays, 3:30–5:30 pm

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Mix your own paints and learn a variety of techniques used in works of art in The Met collection, from ancient panel paintings through Pop Art. Use a variety of media, including watercolor and tempera, to build your own painting portfolio.

This is a drop-off program. Classes are limited to 21 children and registration is required.

Thursdays, January 5–March 2 (no class February 23), 2023, 3:30–5:30 pm

Fees: Members $355, Non-Members $425

Museum Members get early notification and can register before the general public. Members receive a 15% discount on all courses whenever they purchase a class. For Membership assistance email or call 212-570-3753.

Members priority registration begins Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 10 am (ET). Registration for non-Members begins Tuesday, November 22, 2022, 10 am (ET). Space is limited and classes fill quickly. To enhance your registration experience, when demand is high, you will be admitted to a virtual waiting room. Registration closes on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 5 pm (ET), or when classes fill. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for information regarding class refunds and other policies. The Museum reserves the right to cancel a class at any time due to insufficient enrollment. In the event that we must cancel, we will issue a refund.

Questions? Email or call 212-570-3961.

A limited number of class scholarships are available. Apply for a scholarship.

During this period of high virus transmission, masks are strongly recommended.

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