Museum Adventures for Kids

Looking for something for your kiddos to do while on break from school? Drop them off at the Museum for a few hours for a supervised Museum Adventure. Each class, we will explore a new topic and complete exciting creative projects.

Ages 6 – 11
10:30 am – 1:30 pm (please bring a lunch)
$20 ($16 Museum members) per class **Limited to 10 students

  • Mixed Media Portraits – Friday, December 22
    Use copies of family photos to create a Hung Liu style mixed media portrait on canvas. We will add various layers of quick drying acrylic paint and liquid watercolors to paint an expressionist masterpiece. Instructor: Trish Murtha
  • Mexican Painted Pillows – Wednesday, January 3
    Adapt beautiful Mexican folk art and border designs to make colorful pillow designs. Instructor: Trish Murtha
  • Drawing Techniques for Kids – Thursday, January 4
    Use Conté and pastels to learn basic drawing techniques. Instructor: Diane Ramsey
  • Paper Baskets – Friday, January 5
    With recycled papers, make unique baskets that will add style to your bedroom décor. Instructor: Elizabeth Morisette

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WINTER/SPRING 2018

Registration will begin Thursday, December 28. 

  • Sea Life
    Tuesday, February 20
    Escape the cold and come sculpt a beautiful sea scene full of color, creatures and plants!
    Instructor: Diane Ramsey
  • Creating Snowmen
    Friday, March 2
    Build your very own snowman without having to go outside in the Colorado winter. We will make snowmen that will last all year, out of clay and all kinds of creative embellishments.
    Instructor: Diane Ramsey
  • Spring Break, Tropical Style!
    Tuesday, March 13
    Not going to the beach this Spring Break? No problem! Let us take you there with this painting project that will make you feel like you are right on the beach.
    Instructor: Mary Giacomini
  • Color Mixing
    Wednesday, March 14
    Using the color wheel, your paintings will be more brilliant than ever before. Learn how to mix paints for amazing colors.
    Instructor: Trish Murtha
  • Painting and Drawing
    Thursday, March 15
    Want to work on your painting and drawing skills? Learn basic composition, shapes, balance–all of the basic tools to make a great drawing or painting.
    Instructor: Trish Murtha
  • Line and Shapes
    Friday, March 16
    Learn some new and constructive drawing techniques that are fun and can be applied in several layers for amazing artwork.
    Instructor: Diane Ramsey

SPECIAL CLASS WITH EXHIBITING ARTIST!

Brandon’s Coding Workshop for Kids
Saturday, March 10, 1 – 4 pm

Ages 10 – 15
$20 per student ($16 Member)
In this 3D modeling workshop students will learn how to create and print their own 3D art, using Sculptris software, a computer and a 3D printer. Because 3D printing can take time, all models may not be available after class and students may need to pick up their artwork at a later time.
Instructor: Brandon Gellis