ONSITE: Family Studio: Exploring Richmond Murals: Create Your Own Outdoor Chalk Mural

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. This class is inspired by Richmond's public art displays such and murals, including the Mending Walls project that can be found all around our beautiful RVA. Families will have fun brainstorming, making sketches, and working together to create a memorable and creative mural using sidewalk chalk and water. Part of this class will be outdoors.

Special Notes

  • Please note that we have made change to family studio registration: Each person must individually register. Registered children must have be accompanied by a registered adult. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. All materials and equipment are provided. Artmaking activities will involve some messiness; please wear appropriate clothing.

    Families need to sign up before 4pm the day before class. Confirmations/cancellations will be made by 5pm on the day before. Please sign up as early as possible.

    Due to a set of stairs, this classroom is not wheelchair accessible.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. For more info visit On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit
About the Instructor

Tarneshia Evans

Tarneshia has been working in the field of education for over 20 years. She previously worked for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Children’s Education, Richmond Public School Head Start programs, The Goddard School, YMCA of Greater Richmond, and Atlantic Coastal Athletic Club (ACAC) Youth Department. Tarneshia affiliates herself with several worthwhile organizations like National Association for the Education of Young Children (naeyc & vaaeyc), Virginia Environmental Education Association (vaee) and the local chapter Greater Richmond Environmental Education Network (GREEN). In 2016 she was selected as Virginia Outstanding Educator by Project Learning Tree (PLT) and the following year was chosen as one the five 2017 National Outstanding Educators by PLT. She’s a strong advocate for promoting high-quality early childhood environmental education to children, families, and educators. Tarneshia enjoys seeing children engaged and immersed in nature. When she’s not teaching you can find her at some of her favorite consignment shops, visiting museums or volunteering at community events. Not only is she an award-winning educator, but her joy of teaching is obvious, and her joy is contagious!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Exploring Richmond Murals: Create Your Own Outdoor Chalk Mural

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Class Details
May 610 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Day: Sat
Tuition: $8.00
Member Tuition: $7.20
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Tarneshia Evans
Level: Family