Art School scholarships are available for any class or camp. For more information, contact us.
Please visit the Classes & Registration page to see updated class availability.
Yes! The Museum is committed to full and equal opportunity for children to enjoy the class/camp experience and reasonable modifications will happily be made. To discuss participant readiness, give us a call at EPMAEducation@elpasotexas.gov.
Art School classes, camps and workshops are designed for specific age groups. To have the best art-making experience, we recommend registering your child for the class/camp designed for your child’s age.
While refunds are not available, you may receive credit to use toward another EPMA class/camp. Credits must be used within 1 year. In the unlikely event that EPMA must cancel a class, you will receive a full refund.
Dress in comfortable clothing that can get messy. For safety, we recommend closed-toe shoes. Campers are encouraged to bring a sweater or sweatshirt should the studio be too chilly.
Please send your child with a snack and water bottle. Please label all items.
All supplies and materials are provided by EPMA.
While EPMA staff is unable to dispense medication, you are welcome to come in during the class to give your child his/her medicine.
You may drop off and pick up your child on West Main Drive, adjacent to the museum. See map for details. Please line up along the curb. Museum staff will be there to sign in your child and escort them to the Art School. This pickup/drop-off service will be available 15 minutes before and after camp. If you prefer to escort your child yourself, park in the Mills Parking Garage, Convention Center Parking Garage, or at metered parking.
Parking is available at the Mills Parking Garage, Convention Center Parking Garage, or at metered parking.
If possible, please let museum staff know ahead of time by contacting 915-212-3064 or the museum’s main number, 915-212-0300. We do understand that plans sometimes change. In the event of an emergency, please alert museum security to contact staff.
On the first day of camp, please be sure to check your child’s roster for the names of individuals authorized to pick up your child. Contact museum staff with changes during the week.
The day begins in the galleries where EPMA Teaching Artists guide campers in a discussion about art, inspiring new ideas. Back in the studio, campers explore various media and artistic techniques. A mid-day break is provided. Restrooms are conveniently located near the Art School.
EPMA Teaching Artists are certified school teachers, accomplished artists, or museum professionals and all have experience working with children. Additional information about each of our instructors can be found on the Faculty Page.
Campers are supervised at all times and are escorted on restroom breaks. For your child’s security, all campers are signed in and out every day and must be escorted to and from the Art School by a parent or guardian or museum staff.
Parents are not permitted to stay in the classroom.
Please contact museum staff at EPMAemail@example.com.
Camps are capped at 15 students. Ceramic camps are capped at 12 students.