Educational Programs

Weekend Walk-In

It's AVAM's Weekend Walk-In Workshops for 2018!

Weekend Walk-In Workshops for All Ages!

  • Upcoming Dates: SATURDAYS: May 12 • June 9 • July 14 • August 11 • September 1 • October 6 • November 24
  • Time: 1pm–4pm
  • Cost: $5 per participant (museum admission not included)
  • Ages: All ages welcome (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Where: 2nd floor Classroom, Jim Rouse Visionary Center

Join us for a hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshop once a month in the AVAM classroom! Our Education staff will help you explore new creative territory & make a project inspired by one of our beloved visionary artists. Supplies & boundless inspiration provided!

Please Note:

No advance registration or payment required, just drop in during a scheduled Saturday to participate. Payment can be made by cash or credit at AVAM's Front Desk, or at the Classroom when you arrive. Museum admission is not included in the cost of the workshop. Workshop will run while supplies last.

More Info:

Contact Beka Plum (410.244.1900 x232, or beka@avam.org) for additional details on each month's project.

2018 Weekend Walk-In Schedule:

All workshops are on Saturdays • 1pm–4pm • Cost: $5/participant

June 9: Planetary Pendant Shrinky Dink

Design and draw your own planets on magical Shrinky-Dink plastic!

July 14: Micro World

Inspired by artist Ingo Swann, build a world of your own in a small box!

August 11: Beaded Bunny

Make a sparkly mosaic of a bunny using AVAM’s plethora of beads, sequins and other teeny bling!

September 1: Cosmic Egg

Make your own mini version of artist Andrew Logan's Cosmic Galaxy Egg sculpture with a special clay-like material and sparkly bits!

October 6: Bot Shop

Bring new life to recycled and found objects and create a reclaimed robot!

November 24: Crazy Crown

Everyone needs a crown! Create a custom royal headpiece just for YOU using shiny tape, faux flowers & more!

Past 2018 Workshops

January 6: Beaded Beast

Make a mosaic cat or dog using AVAM’s plethora of beads, sequins and other teeny bling!

February 3: Imagination Portraits

A classic AVAM workshop! Create a face on a paintbrush inspired by the one and only Mr. Imagination!

March 3: What’s In Your Heart Inner-vironment

Create a 3D sculpture inspired by the mystery of the heart!

April 7: Cosmic Egg

Make your own mini version of artist Andrew Logan's Cosmic Galaxy Egg sculpture with a special clay-like material and sparkly bits!

Weekend Walk In project Painted Mystery Rock
May 12: Painted Mystery Rock

Spread kindness & smiles! Paint a rock with a design or message, then leave it somewhere for a stranger to find. BONUS: glitter will be available as a finishing touch!