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Fall Education Programs 

We're bringing back all of our education programs this Fall! From workshops and After School Art to our Teen and Adult Classes, there is something for everyone — and every age — to enjoy! 


Photography: Using Adobe Photoshop 

Saturday, September 18, 10 am - 1 pm
Fee: $80 Members, $130 Non-Members
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2021

This workshop will concentrate on ways Photoshop can enhance your photographs. Topics will include:

  • Using layers to expand dynamic range
  • How to use the cloning tool
  • Stitching panoramas
  • Combining photos to create multiple images

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops with Photoshop installed and follow along.

Using Adobe Photoshop

Phoneography: Smartphone Photography 

Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10 am - 1 pm

Fee: $80 Members, $130 non-Members
Resgistration Deadline: October 3, 2021

Ready to catch those special events, moments, and artistic shots like a pro with a device we all now seem to carry in our pockets? In this workshop, students will learn basic skills and compositional techniques in photography, along with the following topics:

  • Apps
  • Special effects
  • Photo manipulation
  • Photo collage
  • Multiple exposure

Students will use their own smartphones or tablets. Please note: This workshop will be taught using Apple products; therefore, some basic photography functions may differ slightly from those of other cell phone brands.

Smartphone Photography

Teen and Adult Classes

Our Fall art classes are filling up fast! Register now and reserve your spot! 

September 27 through November 2, 2021

Registration Deadline: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Whether you’re a beginner or a long-time artist, you're sure to find the perfect class for you. We base our course offerings on the underlying belief that individuals want to be life-long learners. 

See a course you think you'd enjoy? To find more information about a specific class, click on one of the photos below! 
Classes | Registration

Teen and Adult Classes

Available for ages 15+

Pastel Painting 
Mondays, 6 to 8 pm 
Digital Painting
Mondays, 6 to 9 pm 
Beginning Photography 
Mondays, 6 to 9 pm 
Collage and Comics 
Mondays, 6 to 9 pm 
Figure Drawing  
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 pm
Improv & Sketch Comedy 
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 pm 

Teen-Only Classes

Available for ages 13 - 18

Teen Portfolio Development 
Tuesdays, 6 to 8 pm 
Digital Sculpture for Teens 
Tuesdays, 6 to 8 pm 
Summer Class Registration

After School Art 

Join us for our After School Art!

Mondays, September 27 - November 1 at 4:30 pm 
Fee (per child): Free for Members, $5 Non-Members

No pre-registration required. Doors open at 4:20 pm. Space is limited; be sure to arrive early to secure your spot!

After School Art is designed for the parent and child to learn creative new skills together. Come join us for a new lesson each week using different mediums and learning about the elements of art. Our activities are easily designed to be recreated at home to further enhance your young artists’ skills — and yours, too!


• September 27 - Line
• October 4 – Shape
• October 11 – Color
• October 18 – Value
• October 25 – Space
• November 1 – Form and Texture

After School Art
As we continue our 55th anniversary exhibition season, we hope you will partake in all the Museum has to offer both in-person and virtually. If you're in a position to support us, please consider making a donation in any amount to help us keep the Museum going during this time of financial difficulties. 
Exhibitions and programs are sponsored in part by
the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture
and the State of Florida, the City of Lakeland and Visit Central Florida.

Admission to the Museum is underwritten by our generous Strategic Partner.



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