Art Education

Education is a key Museum area of focus. Classes and workshops are held at the Museum.

Art Education is one of the three key areas of endeavor enshrined in the Coos Art Museum’s Mission Statement.¬†Check out our Art Education Schedule for a full list of classes and workshops for children, teens and adults.

As such, it accounts for nearly one quarter of the Museum’s annual expenditures, and occupies a position of prominence in Museum affairs. The educational emphasis at Coos Art Museum (CAM) is on teaching art skills. Classes and workshops are given regularly at the Museum.

Classes and workshops given at the Museum, are tailored for various age groups from elementary school age through the adult level. In 2001 over two hundred students attended more than 70 class, studio, and workshop sessions in the Museum’s classroom. Workshop subjects have included wood block printing, watercolors, fused glass, oil painting, drawing, pastels, collage, and full color Japanese style wood block printing. Additional subjects will include collage painting, pinhole photography, and advanced woodblock printing, as well as more traditional painting and drawing disciplines.