Art Classes for Adults

Adults of all levels of experience are invited to sign up for art classes at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum. Registration is required. All supplies are provided. Classes with low enrollment may be canceled.

For further information, please contact Karen Duval, Manager of Access & Studio Programs, at 716 270 8249 or

Yes, You Can Draw: A Beginner's Guide

Six-Week Series, Ages 16+

Thursdays, September 14, 21, and 28; October 5, 12, and 19 from 6–8 pm
$300 (Buffalo AKG members save 15%!)

Tour the galleries and take inspiration from works on paper in the collection. Explore your own drawing skills with a variety of materials and techniques such as charcoal, pastel, and pen and ink. 


A man drawing on a bench in an art gallery

Paint Your Story: Intro to Oil Painting

Six-Week Series, Ages 16+

Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, and 30; December 7 and 14 from 6–8 pm
$300 (Buffalo AKG members save 15%!

Oil paints are one of the most popular painting mediums used by artists throughout the world. In this class, geared for beginners, create a personalized still life and explore the foundations of oil painting.


A woman painting a still life

Tipsy Crafts

Ages 21+

Fridays, September 22, October 20, November 17, and December 18 from 6–7:30 pm
$55 per class (Buffalo AKG members save 15%!)

Join us for monthly make-and-take projects. Registration price includes one alcoholic beverage from Cornelia; nonalcoholic options are available.