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

Tipsy Crafts

Ages 21+

April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, from 6–7:30 pm
$55 per class (Buffalo AKG members save 15%)

Treat yourself! Join us for monthly make-and-take projects. Meet new crafters or sign up with a friend. Registration price includes one alcoholic beverage from Cornelia; nonalcoholic options are available. All supplies included.

April 12: Painted Glassware
May 10: Rock Painting
June 14: Resin Jewelry with pressed flowers
July 12: Mini Dioramas
August 9: Fabric Collage Books

Figure Drawing Workshops

Ages 21+

Thursdays, April 11, 18, 25, from 6–8 pm (studio opens at 5:30 pm) 
$30 per class (Buffalo AKG members save 15%)

Informal life drawing sessions with a live nude model. Different gestures and poses offer a focused environment for studying the human form. Suitable for people with some prior experience. All supplies included. Sign up for an individual class or sign up for all three! 


A man drawing on a bench in an art gallery

Intro to Oil Painting: Portraits

Three-Week Series, Ages 16+

Thursdays, May 16, 23, 30, from 6–8 pm 
$120 (Buffalo AKG Members save 15%)

Create a portrait and learn about composition, color theory, and different stylistic approaches looking at works in the collection. Geared for intermediate-level experience. 

Watercolor: Botanical Studies

Three-Week Series, Ages 16+

Thursdays, June 13, 20, 27, from 6–8 pm 
$120 (Members save 15%!)

Geared for beginners. Learn to paint with watercolor taking inspiration from the natural world and works in the collection. No experience necessary.


Watercolor paint supplies