Family Art Workshops

Stop by the Albuquerque Museum School during your visit to make an art project. We welcome families to the Museum with weekly opportunities to get creative together.


Dec 03, 2022
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM


Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


All ages will enjoy our family art projects. Work on a new project each week. Try your hand working with a variety of art mediums — all materials supplied. Child and grown-up friendly! 

November 26 
No class.

December 3
Stained Glass Mobiles and Garlands
Using beads, paper and painted transparencies, thread and paper punches create beautiful mobiles and/or garlands that create magnificent shadows, allowing them to seem much larger, inspired by the artist synonymous with dots, Yayoi Kusama!

December 10
Wearing the Landscape (or Ocean)
View Paula Wilson’s larger than life landscape figures in Becoming Land (gallery 1) then come create miniature clothing using land and water imagery, natural paper, stamps, beads, shells, ribbons, stones and wire!

December 17
Black and White Print Designs
Create a design by cutting sticky foam into shapes and patterns to make a Diego Romero inspired black and white print. Be sure to check out the iconic New Mexico artist's work in the Wit, Humor, and Satire exhibit.

No workshops on December 24 and 31.


Meet Your Instructors.

Harley Kirschner is a mixed media artist and art instructor. He has a passion for mixed media, incorporating many different techniques into each object he makes. Although his roots are in collage and painting, he has been exploring place-based art for over a decade with students and has created permanent installations on his own. This is where his passion for garden art comes in. In addition to creating magical worlds, Harley has a passion for textiles and is always exploring new techniques to enliven fabric.

Michelle (Shelly) Korte is a multimedia artist—painting, drawing, sculpting, collaging, writing, printmaking, and performing. She is fascinated by the ways in which ecology, industry and ceremony interest - defining the role of humans as animals, consumers, and healers. As a curious traveler and investigator, Shelly has taught and shown her work around the world for over 20 years. As an educator, she also allows art to be a conduit of self-inquiry, expression, and problem solving. She has lived in the Manzano Mountains of Tijeras, NM with her young son since 2014 where she has been growing a creative, communal arts and healing space.


Workshops are included with paid admission. General admission: $3–$6. Before your visit, purchase tickets to Albuquerque Museum online at HOLD MY TICKET

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