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.
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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 – 3 pm

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. 

No need to register. 

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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.

16+ to paint / 21+ to sip  

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RAM SKETCH

 FREE AND ONLINE ZOOM/FACEBOOK LIVE

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.

Ages 10 and up. Registration required.

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GUIDED TOURS

FREE
No need to preregister.

Joan Irish

Sunday, December 18, 2 pm

Fred Cousins

Sunday, January 15, 2 pm

Pablo Picasso

Sunday, January 22, 2 pm
Sunday, January 29, 2 pm
Sunday, February 12, 2 pm
Sunday, February 19, 2 pm
Sunday, March 5, 2 pm
Sunday, March 12, 2 pm

Join us for a guided tour led by Marti Corff, our Assistant Curator!

HOLIDAY ART PARTY

Saturday December 10, 1-3 pm

FREE 

Feeling nostalgic for an old-fashioned holiday party? Join us for an art party with:

  • cookies and hot chocolate
  • retro crafting 
  • photos with Santa  

We can’t wait to see you!

 

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 OR  E-MAIL TO SCHEDULE: 479.785.2787 education@fsram.org

Gallery Tours

 Tours for both students and adults (or school field trips!) 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 OR  E-MAIL TO SCHEDULE: 479.785.2787 education@fsram.org

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.