Family Workshops

In an effort to support social distancing and to continue to spark the artistic impulse in all of us, MCBA is offering live, virtual workshops on a variety of topics, suitable for all skill levels. Art and meaningful connection are more important now than ever! With the help of an online platform, MCBA’s teaching artists are eager to connect with you wherever you are. Workshops are interactive and not recorded.

MCBA members receive a 10% discount on tuition.

Have questions? This PDF contains a detailed list of FAQs.  If you are a teaching artist, you can propose a virtual workshop here.


Add your name to a wait list if a workshop you’d like to take is full. You’ll be contacted if another section of the workshop is scheduled.


Family Workshop: Let’s Make Puppets!

with Michelle Lee Lagerroos & Kirsten Olson
Saturday, February 6; 1–2:30pm CST
For families with children ages 6 and up

The whole family will go head over heels for this playful paper craft! Start with simple shapes, use what you have around the house to add detail, then cut and assemble your one-of-a-kind creations. Articulated paper puppets are perfect for storytelling props, stop-motion animation, valentines, and more! Continue reading “Family Workshop: Let’s Make Puppets!”