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.

Sign your student up today! We are now enrolling:
- Summer Break Art Camp - June 26-30, July 10-14, July 24-28, August 7-11, August 21-25, 8:30am-12:30pm​

For more arts events for kids and families, please check out PBSNC Kids Club at 12pm on the 1st Saturday of every month, and Family Arts Day at 2pm on the 2nd Saturday!


Summer Break Art Camp!

We are excited to offer 5 half-day art camps for kids ages 5-12 this summer!
Teachers: Arupa Richardson & Virginia Wood
Runs: 8:30am-12:30pm
June 26-30, July 10-14, July 24-28, August 7-11, August 21-25
Scholarships are available for families with financial need. Call (707) 442-0278 for information!

Calling all creative kids! What better place to have some fun during summer break than your local art musueum? Art camp students will have the run of the building during this morning day camp, as they explore current exhibitions, talk about artists and art theory, and of course, make amazing art projects using media like pencils, paint, pastels, wood, clay, and much more!

Registration for each camp closes the Friday before camp starts at 12:00 noon.

Each session will have its own special theme that our projects will focus on:

  • June 26-30: Animals and ecosystems     (register by Friday 6/23 at 12pm)
  • July 10-14: Paper and book     (register by Friday 7/7 at 12pm)
  • July 24-28: Materials exploration     (register by Friday 7/21 at 12pm)
  • August 7-11: Exploring art styles and movement     (register by Friday 8/4 at 12pm)
  • August 21-25: Materials exploration     (register by Friday 8/18 at 12pm)

Students will work on projects independently and together, and then they'll express their creativity and museum discoveries through unique individual projects they can take home. This is a perfect opportunity to help kids keep learning, growing, and exploring all summer long!

Sign up now!

Are you a Humboldt Arts Council member?
Name of student:
Age of student (5-12):

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 or check.

Please note, cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the camp start date for a full refund.

Morris Graves Museum of Art Teacher Bios:

Arupa Richardson. Arupa Richardson is an art educator with many years of teaching experience. She has been teaching children's art classes at the MGMA since 2011, helping to expose hundreds of local kids to many different kinds of artwork and artists. In Arupa's class, children are introduced to the language of art as they view and interact with the exhibits. The museum's classroom is also the Youth Art Gallery, where young artists are further inspired by some of the amazing artwork made by their peers. Kid's classes include art-making skills and techniques; they are encouraged to explore and experiment using a variety of art mediums as they create their own unique works of art. 






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
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