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Art Explorations »

January 13 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners are invited for a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a related hands-on art activity.

Noon Brown Bag Lunch Lecture @ Zarrow: Cedric Mitchell »

January 16 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Explore the beautiful world of glass art with local glass artist, Cedric Mitchell. Cedric will discuss glass forming and assembly techniques in creating glass art.

Extended Pose Figure Drawing @ Zarrow »

January 17 at 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

This studio gives artists the opportunity to draw or paint a nude male or female model holding a single pose for four hours to allow for a more fully developed work or a series of work.

Blind and Low Vision Tour - Frontier to Foundry »

January 17 at 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Monthly tours for blind and low vision visitors will be offered for "Frontier to Foundry: The Making of Small Bronze Sculpture in the Gilcrease Collection." Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Funday Sunday »

January 18 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm

It's an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries, with a prize at the end. Families will also enjoy our interactive spaces, the Kids Site and the Kravis Discovery Center, as well as the different galleries and gardens, and special featured activities. For families with children ages 3 - 15. Free!

Drop-In Family Art Day @ Zarrow »

January 19 at 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with fun art activities for the whole family at the Zarrow Center.

Open Studio for Adult Artists @ Zarrow »

January 20 at 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Join local artists who are learning to paint, draw or sculpt in these free studio sessions.

Mini Masters - More Art Parts: Elements in Art »

January 22 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore elements in art and how their variations help to create unlimited artistic possibilities. Children will learn about line, shape, form, texture, color, value and space as they observe and discuss different works of art in the various galleries of the museum. Afterwards, they will create an art object that relates to what they just studied. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Mini Masters - More Art Parts: Elements in Art »

January 23 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore elements in art and how their variations help to create unlimited artistic possibilities. Children will learn about line, shape, form, texture, color, value and space as they observe and discuss different works of art in the various galleries of the museum. Afterwards, they will create an art object that relates to what they just studied. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Historical Monologue - Gilcrease Museum Presents Lydia Broadnax »

January 28 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

In collaboration with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the museum offers a program of living history featuring Lydia Broadnax, an early resident of Williamsburg. Due to the anticipated interest in this program, reservations are required.