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The Department Art, Art History, and Design Saturday Morning Art (SmART) program is part of the Art Education degree program, which affords pre-service Art Education Majors the opportunity to interact and work with school-age children. The creative program serves to broaden and enrich the art and educational experiences of all involved and is designed to expand SmART participants’ artistic and problem solving skills, as well as their aesthetic and cultural awareness and sensitivity.

SmART offers courses for students age 8 through 14 that culminate in an exhibition day to celebrate the artistic creations of the students. SmART is offered both Fall and Spring semesters in the Kresge Art Center.


The Department of Art, Art History, and Design’s Saturday Morning Art (SmART) program offers 5 class sessions of instruction, plus an exhibition day. For the Fall 2020 semester, the class dates are 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, and 11/7 with the exhibition scheduled online (more information is coming). All classes meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m synchronously online. All classes work across 2D and 3D media. All art supplies and T-shirts are included in tuition and will be mailed to students before the class starts.

Classes are divided into the following age groups:

Class 1: 8 to 11 (maximum of 15 students)

Class 2: 12 to 14 (maximum of 15 students)

To ensure an appropriate and fulfilling learning experience for your child, as well as a proper teaching experience for the instructors, these age qualifications and class categories are not negotiable.

Enrollment is OPEN for Fall 2020

Please register by Friday, September 11th at 5PM.

You must fill out the following forms and submit them to in order to guarantee your child’s spot in the class:

SmART Application Form Fall 2020

MSU Media Release Form
MSU Medical Treatment Authorization Form
MSU Youth Program Parent-Guardian Consent Form
Pick-up, Drop-off, Commuter Permision Form

Please go here to register.

Please email with any questions.