Studio Art Classes

If you are interested in experimenting with your own artistic practice, you will find studio art classes at the Frye Art Museum that challenge, stimulate, and inspire.

Studio art classes are taught by professional artists with a passion for sharing their skills and expertise. These acclaimed artists lead lively workshops, provide individual instruction, and encourage students to cultivate their artistic aspirations.

Join a creative community at the Frye and earn continuing-education graduate-level credits or clock hours for recertification through Seattle Pacific University.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Portraiture: An Homage to Leonardo da Vinci
August 6—9, 2019

Photo: Lou Daprile

For students age 16 and up, unless otherwise noted on event page.

Supply Fee

Classes have additional fees for art supplies. Specific supply lists are available as PDF for each class on detail pages.

Credit and Clock Hours

Continuing education credits and clock hours are available to educators through Seattle Pacific University (SPU).

Payments for fees are paid directly to SPU on the first day of the series. Do not include payment for fees with your registration. Courses taken for credit or clock hours through Seattle Pacific University may not be repeated. One SPU credit is the equivalent of ten hours of instruction. SPU does not issue half credits.

$50 per credit
$15 for 3–9 clock hours
$20 for 10–19 clock hours
$40 for 20–29 clock hours


Join the Frye Art Museum and take advantage of member discounts. Visit Membership for a list of member benefits or call (206) 432-8227.

Registration Policies

Advance registration required. Due two weeks before the first day of course or class. To ensure registration, submit completed form and full payment. Space is limited. Registration confirmed by email or mailed receipt.

The Frye Art Museum reserves the right to cancel any course or class. If the Museum cancels a course or class, a full refund will be issued. If participant cancels enrollment more than two weeks prior to start date, a full refund will be issued, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds issued with less than two weeks’ notice. To cancel registration, call 206 432 8200 between 9 am–5 pm Monday–Friday.