Museum Adventures for Kids

Looking for something for your kiddos to do once a week while on summer break? Or just need a mid-week break a few times this summer? Drop them off at the Museum for a few hours for a supervised Museum Adventure. Each class will explore a new topic and complete exciting creative projects.

Thursdays, June 14 – August 9
10:30 am – 2 pm (please bring a lunch)
$20 ($16 Museum members) per class **Limited to 8 Students

Registration begins for the following classes on Thursday, April 26 at 10 am.

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Mini Still Life
June 14
We will create mini still life projects by sketching and then using a variety of art media. Each still life created will allow you a chance to journal your experiments as you create. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Landscape Collage
June 21
We will use a variety of collage materials to make beautiful landscapes. Learn how layering, texture, and color can create depth that will make your landscapes pop off the page! Instructor: Jennifer Azadmanesh

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Stop Motion Drawings
June 28
Using a planning process, as well as the media of drawing, painting, photography and video, we will make our own mini movies. We will draw and paint, then take intermittent photographs of our work and combine the images into a film using iMovie for iPad. Watch your art come to life! Instructor: Christina Kennedy

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Under the Sea
July 5
Using liquid watercolors and diffusing papers, we will paint a colorful array of sea plants and creatures. We will then collage them together for a fabulous under the sea scene. Instructor: Mary Giacomini

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Native American Heritage
July 12
A look at Native American heritage will help us understand history as we sculpt terracotta clay. Using creative techniques, while learning about different clay tools, we will shape unique pendants. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Animals in a Pouch
July 19
After a tour of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith’s main gallery exhibit, we will identify our own favorite animals. Our projects will include mini painted canvases, small enough to carry in your hand-sewn Native American-style pouch. Instructor: Jennifer Azadmanesh

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Self Emojis
July 26
Create your own personal emojis as you explore your own expressions of happiness, sadness, seriousness, laughter and more. We will make several self-portrait artworks for our own self-emoji collection! Instructor: Jennifer Azadmanesh

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Collage Creation
August 2
Explore texture and color with a variety of collage media. Collage on canvas will be fun and spontaneous, and a great way to express your own personal special touches. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Black and White Still Life
August 9
Learn about composition, value, and light scale as we create a black and white still life collage with layered papers. The grey-scaled papers will teach us about light source and how it falls on an object. Instructor: Jennifer Azadmanesh