The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s foremost educational objective is to ensure that you have a variety of enlightening, inspiring, and rewarding opportunities to put your own individual creativity into practice. Workshops and classes at the Museum are taught by professional artists who have earned the appreciation and respect of their students. Many of these teaching artists have become favorites of Museum members, and return to educate and inspire their classes year after year.

Adult art programs

Adult Art Programs

It’s never too late to start learning a new skill, or rekindle an old passion. SLOMA’s array of art education programs for adults provide an opportunity to hone your skills, whether you are a beginner or a trained artists yourself. Take a look at what we offer.

Youth art programs

Youth Art Programs

As part of its mission, the Museum offers a variety of opportunities for aspiring artists of all ages, including the next generation’s art enthusiasts. From classes to camps, there is something every young artist will enjoy.


Wednesday Life Drawing

1st & 3rd Wednesdays: mornings from 9 AM to 12 PM, evenings from 6:30 PM to 9 PM. Registration $15 members, $20 general at the door includes model fees.

Drop In Classes

Every summer, SLOMA invites beginning artists to drop in and learn to create art in a fun, inviting atmosphere. All are welcome. All materials included.


Through the 2018-19 school year, SLOMA was proud to present a series of exhibitions highlighting the artistic talents of SLO County elementary, middle school, and high school students.