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Scholarship Application Open!

Each year the Tampa Museum of Art provides scholarships to make our studio programs a creative and enriching experience available to all, regardless of economic backgrounds. Need-based scholarships are available for a limited number of student-artists. Scholarship applications for fall programs are due 2 weeks prior to the applied-for program’s start date.

Teen Workshops

December

12/1 Graphic Novels Teen Workshop Series Day 3

Graphic Novels Teen Workshop Series Day 3: Sequential Narrative:
Dec 1, 5 – 7:30pm

Ever wanted to create your own comic book? This sequential narrative workshop focuses on how to visually layout your ideas in graphic novel format. Make your story flow, characters come alive, and text pop, all in support of driving your narrative and capturing your reader’s imagination.

This workshop series takes place at the Tampa Museum of Art in the newly expanded Vinik Family Education Center,  120 W. Gasparilla PlazaTampa, FL 33602.

January

1/19 – 2/23 Digital Art

1/21 – 2/25 Moving at the Museum

1/25 Teen Workshop TMA@WinthropArts

Digital Art
Thursdays1/19 – 2/23, 5:30-7pm

“Perfect for your technology loving young artist, this 3 day intensive will sample a variety of ways to use the computer to make art. Topics may include, digital painting, photo-montage, and animation.

Ages 12-17

Moving at the Museum
Saturdays, 1/21 – 2/25 | 10:30-11:30am

Poetica presents Moving at the Museum! Taught by dance educator and choreographer, Amanda Sieradzki. These dance classes keep both brain & body strong and healthy and use art exhibitions for inspiration to create a unique movement/visual art experience for the whole family.

Participants should come dressed in comfortable, form fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

Each class session is designed for everybody and every body with no prior experience required—ages 2 to 102 welcome!

Teen Workshop TMA@WinthropArts
Wednesday, Jan 25, 6-8pm

On the last Wednesday of the month, Winthrop Arts hosts Tampa Museum of Art for our Teen Workshops. In these hands on studio art classes, teen artists get to explore a variety of mediums and work closely with a local teaching artist. 

All TMA@WinthropArts offerings take place at Winthrop Arts, located at 11267 Winthrop Main St, Riverview, FL 33578. For more information on Winthrop Arts, please visit www.winthroparts.org.

Adult Courses

November

11/30 | TMA TMI Crit Group

TMA TMI Crit Group
Wednesday, 11/30, 7-9pm

Are you an artist in the Tampa Bay area who wants to meet and discuss the work of other local artists? Are your artistic intentions the same as what is perceived in your work? Are you looking for ideas about how your work can improve? Join us for the TMA TMI Virtual Crit Group, a monthly series of virtual group critiques presented by the Tampa Museum of Art over Zoom.

December

12/28 | TMA TMI Crit Group

TMA TMI Crit Group
Wednesday, 12/28, 7-9pm

Are you an artist in the Tampa Bay area who wants to meet and discuss the work of other local artists? Are your artistic intentions the same as what is perceived in your work? Are you looking for ideas about how your work can improve? Join us for the TMA TMI Virtual Crit Group, a monthly series of virtual group critiques presented by the Tampa Museum of Art over Zoom.

January

1/16 Remix

1/16 – 2/20 | Figure Drawing

1/18 – 2/22 | Electronic Media

1/19 – 2/23 | Ceramics

1/21 – 2/25 | Moving at the Museum

1/25 | TMA TMI Crit Group

Remix
Monday, 1/16 | 6-8pm

Remix is a series of make-and-take art workshops for adults inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions with a new project every month. Workshops are designed to be enjoyed by participants of any skill level and all materials are provided.

Ages 16 and up.

All supplies included. 

Figure Drawing
Mondays, 1/16 – 2/20 | 10am-12pm

Come practice your figure drawing skills with a live model. These 2 hour drawing sessions will include warm-up with gesture drawing and short poses followed by longer poses.

All supplies included.

Ages 18 and up.

Electronic Media
Wednesdays, 1/18/ – 2/22 |  10am-1pm

Perfect for the technology loving artist, this course will sample a variety of ways to use the computer to make art. Topics may include, digital painting, photo-montage, animation, and glitch art.

Ceramics
Thursdays, 1/19 – 2/23 | 11am-12:30pm

Learn hand-building and wheel throwing ceramic techniques in this 6 week course at our new Ceramics Studio. All experience levels welcome; beginners and up.

All supplies included. 

Ceramics
Thursdays, 1/19 – 2/23 | 6-8pm

Learn hand-building and wheel throwing ceramic techniques in this 6 week course at our new Ceramics Studio. All experience levels welcome; beginners and up.

All supplies included. 

Moving at the Museum
Saturdays, 1/21 – 2/25 | 10:30-11:30am

Poetica presents Moving at the Museum! Taught by dance educator and choreographer, Amanda Sieradzki. These dance classes keep both brain & body strong and healthy and use art exhibitions for inspiration to create a unique movement/visual art experience for the whole family.

Participants should come dressed in comfortable, form fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

Each class session is designed for everybody and every body with no prior experience required—ages 2 to 102 welcome!

TMA TMI Crit Group
Wednesday, 1/25 | 7-9pm

Are you an artist in the Tampa Bay area who wants to meet and discuss the work of other local artists? Are your artistic intentions the same as what is perceived in your work? Are you looking for ideas about how your work can improve? Join us for the TMA TMI Virtual Crit Group, a monthly series of virtual group critiques presented by the Tampa Museum of Art over Zoom.

February

2/6 | Remix TMA@GoldingArtStudio

2/13 | Remix TMA@Firehouse

2/20 | Remix

2/22 | TMA TMI Crit Group

2/26 | In Situ

Remix TMA@GoldingArtStudio

Monday, 2/6 | 6-8pm

Remix is a series of make-and-take art workshops for adults inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions with a new project every month. Workshops are designed to be enjoyed by participants of any skill level and all materials are provided.

Ages 16 and up.

All supplies included. 

TMA@GoldingArtStudio events take place at The City of Tampa Golding Art Studio at the BGJCC, 522 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606.

Remix TMA@Firehouse

Monday, 2/13 | 6-8pm

Remix is a series of make-and-take art workshops for adults inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions with a new project every month. Workshops are designed to be enjoyed by participants of any skill level and all materials are provided.

Ages 16 and up.

All supplies included. 

All TMA@Firehouse events take place at the Firehouse Cultural Center located at 101 1st Ave NE in Ruskin. Learn more about the Firehouse Cultural Center at www.firehouseculturalcenter.org.

Remix
Monday, 2/20 | 6-8pm

Remix is a series of make-and-take art workshops for adults inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions with a new project every month. Workshops are designed to be enjoyed by participants of any skill level and all materials are provided.

Ages 16 and up.

All supplies included. 

TMA TMI Crit Group
Wednesday, 2/22 | 7-9pm

Are you an artist in the Tampa Bay area who wants to meet and discuss the work of other local artists? Are your artistic intentions the same as what is perceived in your work? Are you looking for ideas about how your work can improve? Join us for the TMA TMI Virtual Crit Group, a monthly series of virtual group critiques presented by the Tampa Museum of Art over Zoom.

In Situ
Sunday, 2/26 | 1-3pm

Eureka Springs Conservation Park

“In situ,” art refers to work that takes location as inspiration and is meant to exist in that space. If you love creating art en plein air and wish to explore nature through a variety of art media, this class is for you.

This workshop will meet in one of Tampa’s picturesque parks. Soak in the beauty and inspiration of nature as you create art in collaboration with the environment. Each meetup will explore a different art media, all with a focus on creating art in collaboration with the environment.

This course will meet in a local park and will require moving about the park. Bringing a lightweight camping chair, blanket, or other items that make your time in the park more comfortable is encouraged. Please bring a water-bottle.

Kids & Families Programming

December

12/5 Art Play Date

12/19 Art Play Date

Art Play Date: Mixed Media
Select Mondays, 3-4:30pm

Bring your favorite youngster to the museum to make some art together. This course will explore art-making for ages 4 and up. It’s a chance for children and their care-givers to make collaborative work together. Forget fridge-worthy; create memories & art with a special place in your heart and on your wall.

This course takes place at the Tampa Museum of Art’s newly expanded Vinik Family Education Center,  120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602.

12/5/2022

12/19/2022

January

1/3 Art-Explorer – Imagined Landscapes

1/3 Digital Art Explorer

1/4 2D Art-Explorer

1/4 Animation Art Explorer

1/5 3D Art-Explorer

1/5 Digital Photo Art Explorer

1/14 Art Play Date – TMA@GoldingArtStudio

1/21 Moving at the Museum

Art-Explorer – Imagined Landscapes
Tuesday, 1/3 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 6-10
Through painting, students will create an imagined world using landscape while exploring shape, texture, and color.

Students will envision imagined worlds through writing, drawing, and painting. After spending time with the exhibit to find inspiration, students will bring their own imagined landscapes from their mind to reality in unique 2D artscapes.

All supplies included. 

Digital Art Explorer
Tuesday, 1/3 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 10-14
Digital Art – Perfect for your technology loving young artist, this 1 day camp will sample a variety of ways to use the computer to make 2D art. Topics may include digital painting, and photo-montage.

All supplies included. 

2D Art-Explorer
Wednesday, 1/4 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 6-10
Come make art with TMA for this 1 day camp. Be inspired by the works of art on display and the beautiful museum grounds. Sample a variety of 2D art media. Potential topics include painting, collage, drawing.

All supplies included. 

Animation Art Explorer
Wednesday, 1/4 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 10-14
Digital Art – Perfect for your technology loving young artist, this 1 day camp will sample a variety of ways to use the computer to make art. Topics include Time-Based Digital techniques such as stop motion and gif-animation.

All supplies included. 

3D Art-Explorer
Thursday, 1/5 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 6-10

Come make art with TMA for this 1 day camp. Be inspired by the works of art on display and the beautiful museum grounds. Sample a variety of 3D art media. Perfect for your budding young sculptor.

All supplies included. 

Digital Photo Art Explorer
Thursday, 1/5 | 9:30am-3pm

(Before/After Care Available)

Ages: 10-14
Digital Photo Art – Perfect for your young photographer, this 1 day intensive will focus on creating photo-based art. Topics include creative use of camera settings and digital editing techniques.

All supplies included. 

Art Play Date – TMA@GoldingArtStudio
Saturday, 1/14 | 10am-12pm

Bring your favorite youngster to the museum to make some art together. This course will explore art-making for ages 4 and up. It’s a chance for children and their care-givers to make collaborative work together. Forget fridge-worthy; create memories & art with a special place in your heart and on your wall.

Moving at the Museum
Saturdays, 1/21 – 2/25 | 10:30-11:30am

Poetica presents Moving at the Museum! Taught by dance educator and choreographer, Amanda Sieradzki. These dance classes keep both brain & body strong and healthy and use art exhibitions for inspiration to create a unique movement/visual art experience for the whole family.

Participants should come dressed in comfortable, form fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

Each class session is designed for everybody and every body with no prior experience required—ages 2 to 102 welcome!




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