Tot-art

Summer 2017

Register by calling the Museum at (970) 962-2410 or stopping by the front desk.

Let your young artist explore the world of art! A parent or guardian must accompany the child during the session. Pre-registration is required at least one week prior to each class. No younger siblings, please.

All classes are held from 10:30 – 11:30 am
Ages 3 – 6 with an adult

$12 each ($10 for museum members)
*** Limited to 6 students

  • Georgia O’Keeffe Mixed Media Flowers
    June 9
    Explore the life and artwork of Georgia O’Keeffe. Using her flower paintings as inspiration, create a whimsical mixed media art piece representing a flower using paint, glue, tissue paper and more! Instructor: Jackie Lillis
  • Create a Caterpillar
    June 16
    Use model magic to make a fun caterpillar creature! We will use primary colored clay and also learn more about the color wheel as we mix colors to make our favorites. Instructor: Diane Ramsey
  • Prehistoric Art
    June 23
    Cave drawings were a way for prehistoric cultures to communicate and tell stories. We will learn about what the symbols and pictures mean as we create our own prehistoric artwork. Instructor: Katie Fowers
  • Nature Art Sun Prints
    June 30
    Come play with natural material as we use sunlight and plants to create beautiful sun prints. Feel free to take a nature walk around your neighborhood and collect sticks, flowers, acorns, and pinecones to use in your creation! We will draw inspiration from artists like Andy Goldsworthy to help our creative process. Instructor: Jackie Lillis
  • Woven Creations
    July 7
    Use a simple weaving technique to make colorful art. We will use techniques that little hands can make work with a little help.
    Instructor: Elizabeth Morisette
  • Colors!!
    July 14
    We will consider how colors can make us feel a certain way, represent things in the world and have significance in different cultures. A variety of projects will inspire us to think about color in many ways. Instructor: Katie Fowers
  • Relief Sculpture with Joan Miró Portraits
    July 21
    Create a fun character out of foam the Joan Miró way! We will look at the way Miró used line, shape and color to create bold and bright symbolic paintings and sculptures. We will then layer and build up wonderful masterpieces you will want to frame for years to come!
    Instructor: Jackie Lillis
  • Fun With Yarn
    July 28
    Yarn can be used for many different projects. Join us for a morning of yarn exploration as we make a few fun projects! Instructor: Elizabeth Morisette
  • Butterfly Mobile
    August 4
    Summer is full of beautiful butterfly-filled skies! Let’s keep the magic alive as we make amazing mobiles where butterflies will fly all year long!
    Instructor: Diane Ramsey
  • I Want to be Like Dale Chihuly!
    August 11
    It’s annual Art Sculpture shows week in Loveland – let’s celebrate by studying famous glass art sculptor Dale Chihuly. We will construct a glass inspired sculpture made out of multiple pieces of plastic that will be colorful and bold. Instructor: Jackie Lillis