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Classes, Workshops, and Lectures

For Kids

 
Art with Artists Classes
Encourage your child’s love of art with our Art with Artists classes. In each of these classes, taught by local artists and arts educators, students will visit works in the museum and create hands-on art projects in the classroom.


For Teens

 
AK Teens
The AK Teens program, presented by First Niagara, is a dynamic mentoring program serving teens from across Western New York and Southern Ontario. Designed to mentor young adults seeking to pursue careers in creativity and the arts, AK Teens provides a platform for young artists to exhibit their work, and to prepare portfolios, which are vital for admission to college arts programs. 


For Adults

 
AK Contemporary

Each program in this series focuses on a contemporary artist, with a lecture about the artist’s life and work and the screening of a documentary film in which the artist is featured.

Art and Yoga for Fun and Relaxation
Experience art, yoga, and the many connections between the two. Each class includes stretching, strengthening, and relaxation poses, and ends with an art-inspired meditation.

Book AK
Book AK is a museum-hosted book club that will provide the opportunity to explore the lives of artists and learn more about art- and museum-related topics.

Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015
The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art

This second annual Director's Lecture Series will feature lectures by Dr. Janne Sirén, Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director; Dr. Joe Lin-Hill, Deputy Director; and Dr. Cathleen Chaffee, Curator. 


For Educators

 
Art'scool Educators' Workshops and Events
Art’scool Educators’ Workshops and Events give educators hands-on opportunities to explore their creativity while learning how to share the work of featured artists with their students.