Classes

We are excited to offer classes in art, animation, and more to students of all ages. 

Every Wed, Jan 15–Mar 4 | 4–6pm
Every Wed, Mar 11–Apr 29 | 4–6pm

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of...

Mon–Fri, Jun 8–19 | 9am–3pm

Join us on an incredible two-week journey as we look at what it means to be a woman in animation. Students will design their own female lead character while studying narrative structure, fairy tales, and writing tropes and stereotypes in animated films. After developing storyboards and character...

Mon–Fri, Jul 6–17 | 9am–3pm

This class is currently sold out, but scholarships are still available. Please see Scholarship Opportunities below for more information.

From body shape to color scheme and clothing, every visible element of a character can give a viewer insight about who they are. Join us for this two-week...

Mon–Fri, Jul 6–17 | 9am–3pm

If you are interested in learning about computer animation, join us for this two-week intensive 3D animation class. This course will cover essentials like the twelve principles of animation and the industry-standard software Maya to help you bring objects and characters to life. Gain a working...

Mon–Fri, Jul 20–31 | 9am–3pm

Join us as we explore animation through the lens of race, ethnicity, and culture from around the world. In this two-week class, students will study diverse stories, writing tropes, and prominent figures within the animation industry. Using paper cut-out animation skills, students will then design...

Mon–Fri, Jul 20–31 | 9am–3pm

This class is currently sold out, however, if you’d like to be placed on a waitlist, please email studio@wdfmuseum.org

Scholarships for this class are also still available. Please see Scholarship Opportunities below for more information.

Join us for this two-week intensive class that focuses on...

Scholarship Information

Please visit the page of the specific class(es) you would like to attend to view scholarship opportunities and application information. Additionally, even if classes are sold out, scholarships may still be available for students in-need. Visit the page of the class you are interested in for more information. 

 

Scholarships made possible in part by our corporate sponsors: 

 

Schedule is subject to change. For the most current schedule of events, please check our website's calendar, or stop by the museum's Ticket Desk on the day of your visit.