Studio KIDS!

Get to know the traditions of the people who created and inspired the works of art at NOMA! In each class, Studio KIDS! explores art made by diverse cultures as inspiration for art projects. From sculpting to painting, each class features different media and techniques. Register for one class or the entire series. Make sure to sign up in advance to ensure your spot.

Call 504.658.4128 or email education@noma.org to register or for more information. Please register by 4:00 pm the Friday before class to ensure your child’s space.

Ages 5 – 10 | 10 am – 12 pm

Cost per class: $25 members / $30 nonmembers


How we tell stories…

January 14

Story Scroll
Inspired by stories depicted on Japanese handscrolls, draw an original tale on a scroll.

January 21

Golden Storyboards
Learn how stories were told on Renaissance altarpieces and then tell your own story on three golden panels.


How we remember…

February 11

Famous Figures
Paint a portrait of a modern day celebrity after visiting portrayals of historical figures in the galleries.

February 18

Honored Ancestors
Discover the way Kalabari Ijo Peoples of Nigeria honored their ancestors and then create a 3-dimensional sculpture that represents your family.


How we dress…

March 11

Glamorous Gloves
Inspired by glamorous Venetian fashions, decorate a pair of gloves that reflects your own sense of style!

March 25

Personal Pendant
Learn how cultures communicate through jewelry and then create your own pendant that reflects your personality.


How we decorate our homes…

April 8

Classy Glass
Inspired by Venetian glass, add your own decorative designs to a glass vase.

April 22

Louisiana Clay
Craft clay pots inspired by the Newcomb Pottery that is adorned with Louisiana flora and fauna.


How we celebrate…

May 13

Instrumental
Make some noise after you create an instrument out of found objects inspired by African and Oceania instruments.

May 20

Venetian Masks
Transform yourself by creating a mask inspired by Venetian Carnival.