Untutored Life Drawing
This untutored life drawing class offers access to experienced models in a relaxed atmosphere. No instruction is offered at these sessions, which are aimed at anyone wishing to develop his or her drawing skills. Poses are timed and moderated. Easels, drawing boards, and coffee are provided. Participants bring their own paper and drawing supplies.

Two Sessions
(1) Saturdays: September 9, 16, 23, 30
(2) Saturdays: October 21, 28, November 11, 18
Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Age: 18+
Cost: $48 for four-class session (members), $58 (non-members)
Register by: Friday, September 8 (Session 1); Friday, October 20 (Session 2). Full payment is required in advance to pay for model.

Yoga at MONA with Marsha Yeagley, RYT 200 Yoga Certified
Combine the unique energy of the visual arts with a physical and spiritual experience. For this progressive yoga, no previous experience is required and all levels are welcome. Participants must be able to move from standing to floor poses without difficulty. Practice basic yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, and relaxation. Please provide your own yoga mat and props.

Two Sessions
(1) Fridays: September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6
(2) Fridays: November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8
Time: 12:00-12:45 p.m.
Age: 18+
Cost: $40 for each five-class session (members), $50 (non-members); $15 drop-in rate for a single class
Register by: Thursday, September 7 (Session 1); Thursday, November 2 (Session 2)

Rhonda McClure: Painting with Wool Workshop
Learn needle felting to create a two-dimensional landscape, similar in style to painting with wool. McClure teaches basic concepts of composition and color relating to the use of wool as a two-dimensional medium as well as demonstrating the needle felting technique. An 8” x 10” flat work image will be produced and then matted. A choice of landscape images and all the necessary materials are provided. Students will leave with their finished project, a package of needles, and a quantity of wool for further work on their own.

Fiber artist Rhonda McClure, who has been raising sheep for over three decades, processes the fleece from her sheep to produce the pure wool for her artwork. Two of her life-size felted sculptures of Sandhill cranes are in MONA’s permanent collection.

Saturday: October 14
Time: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Age: 18+
Cost: $50 (members), $60 (non-members)
Register by: Monday, October 9


Sarah Rowe: Native American Power Bundles Workshop
Participants in this workshop will make small, sculptural power bundles working with a variety of found and natural objects to create a unique and personal object. The process of making prayer ties used in Lakota ceremonies will also be taught. Items such as fabric remnants, twigs, plant material, feathers, and stones will be available for use.

Sarah Rowe, of Lakota and Ponca descent, is a visual and performance artist in Omaha, Nebraska. Her work addresses issues of self-identity and exploitation of natural resources.

Date: Sunday, November 12
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Age: 12+
Cost: $40 (members), $50 (non-members)
Register by: Monday, November 6


Home School Program
The fall Home School Program consists of one class once a month. Classes, taking place in MONA’s galleries and Program Room, are designed to be interactive lessons encouraging students to examine objects and ideas. Over these monthly sessions, students develop a theme for a project through a variety of sequential activities including discussion, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

Thursdays: August 24, September 28, October 26, November 16, December 21
Age: 8-18 (with possible exceptions for younger children)
Time: Choose one of the class times:
(A) 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
(B) 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Cost: $40 per child (members), $50 per child (non-members) for all five classes
Register by: Registration and payment for all five classes is due Monday, August 21.

Class size is limited to 15 students in each class. Because of space limitations, one chaperone is welcome, and must be registered (at no cost). Fees are non-refundable after classes begin.

ART Start
MONA is offering a new class series to introduce young children to the Museum. In this four-week Friday program, children view art in the galleries and return to MONA’s Program Room to create a hands-on project each week using a variety of quality art materials and age-appropriate art techniques. All materials are provided.

Fridays: October 20, 27, November 3, 10
Directed to: 4 & 5 year olds
Taught by: Dana Ghorashy, pre-school educator
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00 (members), $50.00 (non-members)
Register by: Monday, October 16

Class size is limited to 10. Children must be accompanied by one chaperone (registered, at no cost). Due to space limitations, only students and chaperones may attend sessions. Fees are non-refundable after classes begin.

Scholarships are available through the generous support of The Arram Family Foundation. The scholarship application form.

Art Class Scholarship_Request_Form

To register for classes, please call (308) 865-8559. If you have questions about classes, please email