***In support of community and statewide efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Missoula Art Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 17 until further notice. Public programming and events are canceled through May 2.

While our galleries remain closed, MAM’s commitment to celebrating the art of our time and stimulate artistic creativity has not slowed. We invite you and the children in your life to experience Museum as Megaphone, a FREE distance-learning platform that allows teachers and students to visit the museum virtually from their classrooms. Modeled after the successful Fifth Grade Art Experience (FGAE) program, Museum as Megaphone includes gallery tours, engaging discussions, and a hands-on art making activity. Click here to watch a video of the soft launch of this program with a school from St. Ignatious, Montana.

The live day launch was on February 10, 2020 and served over 150 students from 7 schools across the state, some as far as the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. In the wake of rapid school closures due to the coronavirus, and the need for social distancing, the education team at MAM quickly modified the curriculum to an "on demand" format where users can log on and access the content for free, whenever they like. Click here to learn about how to access this program.


MAM offers programs that create stimulating, art-filled environments to engage the mind, spirit and heart. Classes for students from pre-school through adult offer a diverse selection of media in hands-on creativity. Classes are offered for all levels, from beginners to practicing artists.

For information about available scholoarships please contact Jenny Bevill, educator and outreach specialist.

CLASS PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY: All classes require pre-registration. Registration is only confirmed with full payment or a non-refundable $20 deposit. Class fee (minus $20 deposit) is refundable only if cancellation is made one week prior to the start of class.

Family Classes
SATURDAY FAMILY ART WORKSHOPS are hands-on, fun art workshops occurring from 11AM - 12:30PM on Saturdays. Each workshop will vary and they are often scheduled during exhibiting artist's visits and summer months. As these classesare limited to 15 please come a few minutes early to be ensure a spot.
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Adult Classes
MAM classes offer the adult community opportunities to explore contemporary art themes and forms as well as the more traditional underpinnings of artistic practice. MAM's education programs feature training in diverse media and artistic approaches as well as lectures, panel discussions, film and new media presentations, often reflecting the current exhibitions.
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Teen Classes
Teen Thursdays at MAM. Art gets its start with MAM's Free Teen Artist Workshops, offered once a month during the school year. MAM invites teens to come work with professional artists. MAM has summer camps and classes for teens, too!
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Kids Classes
MAM brings exciting artists and art learning opportunities to bring out the creative potential of your child.

With its exciting museum exhibitions and art teachers who are also local, practicing artists, your child is guaranteed a meaningful art experience.
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