Open Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm || Sun: 1pm-5pm | 1601 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR

Education

In-person and online art education and artist workshops for all ages, gallery tours, online classes and programs that feature artists from around the world. Education at RAM is dedicated to providing learning about the arts to the community.

In-Studio Classes

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DROP IN AND DRAW

Every Thursday, 1-3 pm
FREE

A place and a time to draw? A live model for reference? Drop in and commune with other artists and draw (or paint) from a live model every Thursday afternoon.

We provide tables and easels but bring your own art supplies.

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RAM SATURDAYS

Saturday afternoons
12-1:30 or 2-3:30
FREE

RAM is the place for make-and-take art projects. Currently, the classes are focusing on fun projects while exploring world cultures.

All art supplies provided. All ages and skill levels welcome. Class size is limited, please register (free).

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PAINT ‘N SIP WITH PETRA RADCLIFFE

Once a month
$25/members
$35/non-members

Recreate works by the great masters, guided by Petra Radcliffe, while you sip your favorite beverages. All skill levels welcome, art supplies provided. Ages 21+

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DOCENT TOUR: CHUCK DAVIS AND EVA RUBINSTEIN

Sunday, May 22, 2 pm
FREE

Join us for a free tour led by a trained gallery educator (Marti Korff) for a 60-90 minute museum experience featuring Chuck Davis: The Wheel and Selections from the Permanent Collection: The Eva Rubinstein Portfolio. No need to preregister.

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IN-PERSON ARTIST LECTURE: SHABANA KAUSER

June 17, 6-7 p.m.
FREE

Shabana Kauser will give a lecture to coincide with her exhibition—Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity. Kauser will discuss the meaning behind her artwork and her life as the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. No need to preregister.

Online Classes

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Tuesdays 7-8 pm

Draw or paint along with the instructor from the comfort of your own home. This class will emphasize and encourage experimentation and fearlessness with your art, and most of all, having fun.

FREE to view on ZOOM.
Ages 10 and up. Registration required.

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Lecture LIVE!

Thursdays 7-8 pm

Artists and art experts take you on an in-depth art journey give over a variety of topics. Watch this space for upcoming artists and discussion topics. This class isn’t every Thursday, please check the schedule.

FREE to view on ZOOM.
Registration required.

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Toddler Tours (ages 2-5)

Shapes, patterns, colors, and feelings is the theme for our young learners. On this tour the child will practice naming and thinking about elements of art, such as color theory, rhythm, patterns, shapes, and movement.
CALL TO SCHEDULE (479.785.2787)

Docent Tours

Tours for both students and adults will be led by trained gallery educators for a 60–90-minute museum experience. The first half will be spent touring the galleries and the second half will be spent finding a favorite artwork and sketching their own works of art from that image  or sculpture.
CALL TO SCHEDULE (479.785.2787)

How did we do?

Fort Smith Regional Art Museum has taken steps to limit the possibility of transmission of COVID-19 in our facilities and at our events, but we cannot eliminate all possibility of exposure. Any visit to a public space carries inherent risk, and all visitors in our spaces voluntarily accept and assume that risk.