Art Adventures are guided art activities that children and their caregivers can create together and either take home or replicate in the home. These activities take place daily in the Adventures in Art exhibit from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m. whenever the Museum is open.
Try your hand at sewing, layering and manipulating fabric to create a work of art.January 7 - February 3: Pattern STARS
Exploring patterns: Find the fun in combining math and art. Create gorgeous patterns with colors and shapes.February 4 - March 3: Gear Up for Engineering!
Time to tinker with tape, gears, paint ramps and cardboard. Be an engineer by creating your own simple machine.March 4 - March 31: Dr. Seuss ABC to XYZ
Reading and rhyming with Dr. Seuss is always big fun! Young authors and illustrators are invited to make their own books.
- Clay, Coffee, and Creativity Lesson: Use your senses to explore the different properties of natural materials as you paint with coffee, mud, and clay!
- Red Fish, Blue Fish Lesson: Explore colors and shapes, while learning the art of Japanese Gyotaku painting.
- Tangible Tech Lesson: Have you ever thought of where this stuff ends up when it breaks or you don’t want it anymore? Reuse pieces of technology to create upcycled art.
- Papermaking Lesson: What can we do with all our paper scraps? Let’s turn them into new paper using the papermaking pour method!
- Frosty Fabric Lesson: Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Design some cold weather clothes. Be inspired by the variety and textures of colors of fabrics to create art.