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Art School scholarships are available for any youth class or camp. For more information, contact us.

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FAQs: Registration

How do I register for a class, camp or workshop?

Registering online is easy! You may also register in person at the Museum Store or by contacting our Visitor Services Representative at

How can I find out which classes, camps and workshops are filled?

Please visit the Classes & Registration page to see updated class availability.

Are you able to accommodate my child with special needs?

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

May I register my child for an older or younger age group?

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.

Is there a refund or cancellation policy?

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.

FAQs: Preparing for Camp

How should my child dress for camp?

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.

What should my child bring to camp?

Please send your child with a snack and water bottle. Please label all items.

Does my child need any art supplies for camp?

All supplies and materials are provided by EPMA.

What if my child needs to take medication during the day?

While EPMA staff is unable to dispense medication, you are welcome to come in during the class to give your child his/her medicine.

FAQs: Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Where do I drop off/pick up my child?

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.

Where can I park?

Parking is available at the Mills Parking Garage, Convention Center Parking Garage, or at metered parking.

What if I need to pick-up my child early from camp?

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.

What do I do if I need someone else to pick up my child from camp?

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.

FAQs: The Camp Experience

What does a typical camp day look like?

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.

Who are your EPMA Teaching Artists and what are their qualifications?

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.

How are campers supervised?

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.

May parents stay in the classroom?

Parents are not permitted to stay in the classroom.

Who can I contact during the day if I need to leave an emergency message concerning my child?

Please contact museum staff at

How many campers are in a group?

Camps are capped at 15 students. Ceramic camps are capped at 12 students.

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