Classes & Programs


If you are interested in registering online for one our classes, please take a look at our Guide to Online Registration.  When you are ready to complete your registration online, you may go to our Online Registration page.  Gallery classes and events can be found under the 'Arts and Culture' tab. Registration can also be completed in person at the Suffolk Art Gallery. 

Upcoming Classes and Events with the Suffolk Art Gallery

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On display from May 3rd through June 7th, 2019.

Join the Suffolk Art Gallery and Suffolk Art League at their Spring exhibition Thoughtfully Awake, a juried exhibition of artwork examining social issues and awareness, and The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising, artifacts from the collection of Therbia U. Parker, Sr. These exhibits are held in conjunction with American Evolution: Virginia to America 1619-2019 a state-wide collaboration commemorating the 400th anniversary of several key influential historical events that occurred in Virginia in 1619. 

More information about American Evolution can be found at

Both Thoughtfully Awake and The Effects of Jim Crow on Advertising will be on display at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Avenue, Suffolk, VA 23434 from May 3rd through June 7th, 2019.  

All receptions and exhibits at the Suffolk Art Gallery are free and open to the public. Visitors of all ages are welcome.

Upcoming Summer Classes

Summer Flower Arranging - $40unknown

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from 10am-12pm

with Theresa DeFluri

Celebrate the beginning of summer at the Suffolk Art Gallery! We will use summer blooms in containers filled with flowers in hot, salsa colors to create beautiful arrangements to take home. This workshop will cover the basic techniques to create your own unique floral arrangements and learn how to care for and extend the life of your arrangement. Come and join Floral Designer and Plant Specialist, Theresa DeFluri, as she leads this fun and relaxing workshop. All floral materials will be provided and participants finish with an arrangement to take home. 

Two-Day Santa Carving Workshop - $120IMG_4313

Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 9am-5pm

with Ed Morrison

Join us at the Suffolk Art Gallery for a two-day Santa Carving workshop. The instructor, Ed Morrison, has been carving and teaching for over twenty years. Follow Ed's step-by-step process to carve and paint your own 12 inch tall Santa. This class is fun, educational, and a great way to get an early jump on a handmade holiday gift, or decoration for yourself. Registration includes all materials needed for the class.

2019 Art Camp - $80 per SessioSummer Camp Logo 1n

Session 1: Ages 10-14 - August 19 - 23, 2019

Session 2: Ages 6-9 - August 26 - 30, 2019

During Art Camp, each day will have a different theme that will include multiple art activities, mediums, programs, and events. We will go on multiple field trips and hear from speakers in different disciplines that include recycling, animals, art history, popular culture, and more. Art Camp is for artistic abilities of all levels. All campers bring their own bag lunch, snacks, and sunscreen. 

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