Bowman Sponsored Free Classes

Summer Art Workshops

For Ages 7-12

The summer art workshops occur from Tuesday, August 1, 2017 – Saturday, August 5, 2017. There are 2 art workshops per day, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Each workshop is different. Students may register for 2 workshops at first, and if a workshop is not filled up, starting July 11, 2017, can register for more. Please register only for classes you are sure your child can attend; if you are unable to attend, please contact the museum as soon as possible to free up the space for another child.

To register, email with this summer camp 17 waiver or call the museum at 301-739-5727. Registration will begin in June, but you can contact the museum for questions at anytime.

 Proposed Schedule


Instructor: Melissa Gibson

Morning Session – Linocut   Afternoon Session- Multimedia Trees

Wednesday – Instructor: Kim Brown  Morning Session- Watercolors Afternoon Session: Watercolors

Thursday – Instructor: Barbara Weiss

Friday – Instructor: Kathy Lant  Morning Session – Clay   Afternoon Session – Fish in 3 Media

Saturday- Instructor: Priscilla Howard  Morning Session – Layered Tunnel Paintings  Afternoon – Splotch Watercolor Paintings


 Saturday Morning Youth ProgramLittle Illustrators

Apply now for these free art classes sponsored by the Mary K. Bowman  Historical and Fine Arts Fund. The first seven classes will be held  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The last class will  be on a class/reception  from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. This class will be a family-oriented class and reception. The students’ artwork will be displayed in the Case Gallery and students receive a certificate. There is a reward for those with perfect attendance.*

The next set of classes will begin in Fall 2017; registration will begin in August 2017.

Bowman Enrichment Classes

These youth art classes (different from the Saturday Morning Youth Program above) meet once a month from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. with varied themes and media. Students must Pre-Register.

There are currently no enrichment classes. Classes may begin again in Fall 2017

 Classes are sponsored by the Mary K. Bowman Historical and Fine Arts Fund