The Glassell School of Art offers a variety of classes, workshops, and educational opportunities for students diverse in age, interests, experience, and needs.
The Glassell School of Art Studio School for Adults offers courses in art history and studio arts for adults, ages 18 and older. Studio courses and workshops are offered in a variety of media, including painting, watercolor, printmaking, photography, ceramics, sculpture, and jewelry. Students at the Glassell School of Art are diverse in background and skill levels. Classes may be taken at the student’s leisure or as part of a more in-depth study through the Certificate of Achievement program. Additionally, many courses may be taken for undergraduate credit as part of the University of St. Thomas’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program. For more details on the Certificate of Achievement program and the University of St. Thomas BFA program, contact the Studio School Registrar.
In addition to a rigorous curriculum, the Studio School offers a variety of student programming, including a rotating schedule of exhibitions featuring current student and alumni works, as well as changing exhibitions of contemporary works by professional artists in the Laura Lee Blanton Gallery; lectures in the Frank Freed Auditorium; and a variety of events offered through the Student/Alumni Organization.
The Glassell Junior School is the nation's only museum-affiliated school offering year-round art instruction for children ages 3 to 18. Classes are designed to accommodate children of all skill levels and interests. Courses range from drawing and painting, to video and animation, to ceramics and fashion design.
The Junior School maintains an active scholarship program and offers two annual scholarship events: a portfolio competition for all school-age children, and a sketching competition for children ages 10 to 12.