Art classes at the Morris Graves Museum of Art!

What better place to explore the arts than your local art museum?

The Morris Graves Museum of Art is the perfect place to sign your child up for art classes! With talented and inspiring art educators, and small class sizes, these classes are designed to help your child explore the arts and get specialized attention as they create works of art that expand their creativity and their artistic skills.





Now Enrolling: Summer Art Camps, Teen Workshops and Fall Museum Art School!!!

To download a registration form click HERE!

Summer Art Camps: 

Each camp will explore the elements of art, fundamental art techniques, art talk and gallery tours, while focusing on skills and concepts suitable for 5 to 12 year olds.

Camps will run Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm.

$120 for non-members and $110 for members. Limited scholarships available.

July 2nd -6th : 5-12 years old

Teacher: Haley Davis

Art Independence – Students will create art, learn techniques in print making, engage in action painting, and practice drawing! This week long camp is inspired by the exhibition of Mary Robinson's art, and Independence Day expressed through fire-work and flag appreciation. 

July 9th-13th : 5-12 years old

Teacher: Virginia Wood

Art Detectives – Join us as we become master art detectives! Go on a spy quest in the galleries, investigate who’s who in art through the ages, and create art full of clues and fingerprints.

July 16th -20th : 5-12 years old

Teacher: Virginia Wood

Terrific Trees – Campers will explore various 2-D and 3-D techniques and mediums to create redwood trees after an inspiring gallery tour of Towering: Art Inspired by the Redwoods and Buzz Parker’s Home Tree Home. Campers will have the opportunity to make other nature based art projects, including landscape drawings and paintings.

July 30th – August 3rd : 5-12 years old

 Teacher: Virginia Wood

Reuse, Reimagine, Repurpose - After viewing mixed media works by artist Mary Robinson, campers will consider how to combine various materials into mixed media art. Campers will investigate the museum’s collections to learn about the diverse materials and methods used by artists, and will harness these inspirations to create their own re-purposed artwork. 


Sign up now!!! 


Are you a Humboldt Arts Council member?
Age of student:
Art Camp Session
Name of student:
Contact Phone Number


Summer Teen Workshops: 

Each workshop will explore specific themes and mediums, while focusing on skills and concepts suitable for 13 to 18 year olds.

$35 for non-members and $30 for members. Limited scholarships available.

June 23rd, 12-4pm : 13-18 years old

Teacher: Haley Davis

Flag Making – This class will investigate the design and color symbolism in national flags, be inspired by a current mixed-media exhibition, and allow students to reflect on flag history, and color through the creation of their personal flags. Students will create their own flags using an array of mediums including: painting, printing, sewing, drawing. 

August 11th, 10am-2pm : 13-18 years old

Teacher: Buzz Parker

Ages 13-18. Limited scholarships available. $30 for Members: $30/ Non-members $35.

Saturday, August 11th 2018 – Join us from 10:00-2:00 for a special teen workshop with Artist and Emily the Strange illustrator Buzz Parker. Buzz will share about his medium and subject matter and lead teens  in treehouse art lessons using collage and sketchbooks!

Sign up now!!!


Are you a Humboldt Arts Council member?
Age of Student
Phone Number
Name of Student

Fall Museum Art School: Two age groups available. 

$85 HAC Members/ $90 Non-Members


Level 1: Ages 5-8 

Wednesdays, August 29th through October 17th


Teacher: Virginia Wood


Level 2: Ages 9-12

Thursdays, August 30th-October 18th


Teacher: Haley Davis



Sign up now! 



Are you a Humboldt Arts Council member?
Age of student:
Name of student:
Contact Phone Number


If you would rather not pay online, you can call us at (707) 442-0278 to pay by phone, or drop by our offices at 636 F Street in Eureka to pay with cash, card or check.
Please note: Classes are limited to 12 students per session and and spots are first-come, first-serve. You will be alerted via email once your payment has been recieved and your childs space is confirmed.  If you have made an online payment for a session that is full we will work with you to find an open session that works with your schedule or be issued a full refund via PayPal. Cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the camp or class start date for a full refund.

Morris Graves Museum of Art Teacher Bios:


Haley Davis. 







Virginia Wood. Virginia offers art history and hands-on arts education, both at the museum and in partnership with community agencies. In 2011, Virginia graduated with honors from HSU with a BA in studio art with a focus on painting, as well as a certificate in Museum and Gallery Practices. In December 2015, Virginia completed a teacher 

preparation program earning her multiple subjects teaching credential.





Morris Graves Museum of Art

636 F Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Fax 707.442.2040

Museum Hours
12pm - 5pm Wednesday-Sunday

Humboldt Arts Council Office Hours
9am - 5pm Tuesday-Friday

$5 for adults;
$2 for seniors (age 65 and over) and students with ID;
children 17 and under free;
Museum members are free.

Thank You Museum Sponsors

•Schmidbauer Lumber Company
•Living Education & Arts Foundation
•Philip & Sally Arnot
•101 Things To Do