The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is excited to present Club de Arte para Mamás, which provides free, drop-in art workshops and childcare for mothers who speak English as a second language. Please feel free to share this information with families and contacts. Participants will learn arts production techniques, participate in personalized gallery visits, and socialize with mothers. Workshops are taught by guest artists and museum staff and will include printmaking, ceramics, and photography. This project is sponsored by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


  • Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.  April 18; May 2; October 24; November 7
  • Mondays, 9-10:30 a.m.  April 20; May 18; June 8; September 21; October 19; November 16; December 14

Here is a description of our next workshop on Saturday, April 18, which will focus on photography:

Carolina Reese es un fotografo professional y maestra de fotografia y cultura visual. Este es un curso básico de fotografía. Estudiantes aprenderán técnicas básicas como sujetar bien la cámara, foco de luz (iluminación), y composición de fotografía. Estudiantes aprenderán a tomar fotografías y retratos en locación utilizando la luz disponible. Al final del curso, estudiantes tendrán un retrato personal.

For additional information: Arthurina Fears, MA, Manager of Museum Education Programs, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 1223 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403   phone: (541) 346-6443   e-mail: