Hockaday Museum offering classes

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The Hockaday Museum of Art offers summer art classes for children ages 6 to 14. Kids can try their hands at sculpture, drawing, painting and printmaking. Classes incorporate lessons in culture, art history and science. The Hockaday’s weekly preschool art class continues year-round.

Contact Education Director Kathy Martin at 406-755-5268 or kmartin@hockadaymuseum.org, or visit the “Education” tab at hockadaymuseum.org/ for more information.

The full summer class offerings are below.

June 20-23, 10 a.m. to noon

Sculpture on display in the galleries will provide the inspiration for young artists to create their own pieces using clay, paper, wire, wood and found objects. Ages 6-12, $50.

June 20-23, 1-4 p.m.

Learn about dragons in art from ancient China to Medieval Europe. Make dragon eggs, create dragon habitats, draw and paint dragons using a variety of media. Ages 9-14, $50.

July 18-21, 10 a.m. to noon

Explore drawing, painting, and sculptural techniques using found objects, pencil, ink, charcoal, Conte crayon, pastel, watercolor, tempera, and acrylic paint. Grades 2-4, $50.

July 18-21, 1-4 p.m.

Experiment with a variety of art mediums and techniques. Students will also create ornaments for the 2017 National Christmas Tree. Grades 4-6, $75.

August 1-4, 10 a.m. to noon

Investigate the creatures of the sea and their environment. An ocean of art and science activities await. Ages 6-12, $50.

August 1-4, 1-4 p.m.

Explore the history of printmaking and discover how to make prints of all kinds. Students will learn to design monoprints, collographs, relief prints, and screen printing. Ages 9-14, $75.

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