Teen summer CLASSES

We offer a variety of teen programs and workshops throughout the summer!


Teen Portfolio Class – Virtual

Ages 14-18
Monday – Friday: July 19 – July 30, 2021 CANCELED

In this enrichment course, students will create artworks that demonstrate their technical skill as well as their creativity. This two-hour-a-day class over two weeks is designed for concentrated art study. Whether you’re preparing for AP Studio Art Classes, applying to art schools, or just looking to build your portfolio over the summer, this class will provide the opportunity to work on your specific portfolio needs. Students will focus on sharpening skills and are encouraged to critically evaluate their own work and artwork of others in a positive and safe environment.

*Art kits with materials needed for the class will be ready for pick up the weekend before the start of class (Friday, July 16 – Sunday, July 18, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM)

Cost: Museum members – $306.00 per youth
Non-museum members – $340.00 per youth


Teen Landscape Painting Class

Outdoors at Buttonwood Park-In Person

Ages 14-18
Monday – Friday: August 2 – August 6, 2021

Enjoy fun in the sun with NBAM’s outdoor painting class! In this class, you will learn all the basics of Plein Air (“open-air”) painting. Students will learn both traditional and modern techniques while using high-quality professional paints, tools, and easels. Over this weeklong class, you will create 3-5 original landscape paintings. All supplies are included. Please be mindful of bringing comfortable items as we will be outdoors.

Cost: Museum members – $202.00 per youth
Non-museum members – $225.00 per youth