Recurring Programs

Inspired Aging

At the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, we believe art education is a part of the lifelong learning journey and seek to provide our community access to meaningful opportunities to create and make connections through the arts.

Inspired Aging is a free studio art course for adults who are 55 and better seeking creative exploration in a social group setting. These beginner-friendly courses include art-making inspired by the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Each course is led by a local teaching artist, includes multiple sessions to build artist skills over time, and concludes with a culminating event to celebrate the participants’ work.

Courses are free but space is limited, so registration is required. Please check our events page to register for upcoming courses. Contact inspiredaging@brooksmuseum.org to learn more.


Courses for spring/summer 2024

Watercolor | Wednesdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm | 2/28/24 to 4/17/24

Sculpture | Thursdays from 11:00am - 1:00pm | 2/29/24 to 4/18/24

Mixed Media | Wednesdays from 10:00am - 12:00pm | 5/8/24 to 6/26/24

Sculpture | Fridays from 1:30pm - 3:30pm | 5/10/24 to 7/5/24

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Upcoming Programs

Thursday

29 Feb

2024

February 29 - April 18 2024

Inspired Aging: Sculpture (Winter Course)

Beginners welcome! In this 8-week course participants will tour the Brooks Museum and view the diverse collection of three-dimensional artworks while learning about the basic principles and fundamental topics in sculpture.