Museum Adventures for Kids – Art Classes

Spring/Summer 2019

Summer Fun!
Each Museum Adventures class will create several projects during the one-day workshop. As weather allows, classes will visit the courtyard behind Daz Bog for lunch breaks and may also take tours of Museum exhibits and outdoor public art near the Museum. Please see registration below policy for more details.

10:30 am – 2 pm (please bring a lunch)
$25 ($20 Museum members) per class **Limited to 8 Students

Ages 6-11

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Steampunk Pop Art
Wednesday, June 26
After a look at the Museum’s Pop Art exhibit, be inspired to enter an artistic world of machines, gears, and tech! Our collaged art will blend a love for handmade craftsmanship from the past with the brilliance of the future. Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

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A Modern Look
Thursday, June 27
Tour “Quest for Power” by Amelia Furman and the Museum’s quilt exhibit, then create your own fabulous art! Create a unique layered mixed media landscape on canvas with torn tissue paper, text and acrylic paint. Then, make a modern and expressive quilt with the unexpected medium of wire, string, and beads!
Instructor: Marina Babcock

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Glowing Starry Night
Wednesday, July 10
After a look at the Museum’s Pop Art exhibit, be inspired to enter an artistic world of machines, gears, and tech! Our collaged art will blend a love for handmade With swirls and strokes, re-create Van Gogh’s Starry Night with glow in the dark paint! Instructor: Mary Giacomini

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Showy Shoes
Thursday, July 11
We will paint and decorate recycled shoes to use as cool décor or as a unique planter! Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

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Garden Bugs
Thursday, July 18
These awesome insects are inspired by ants, fireflies, and other winged friends! We will create 3D art from beads, wires, and clay to make quirky little creatures.
Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Graphed Abstracts
Wednesday, July 24
Build your drawing skills as you apply design and color, creating a fun abstract on graph paper. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Permission to Play with Your Food!
Thursday, July 25
We will make all kinds of non-edible creations with Model Magic, beads, and glue. Take home a mini, make-believe feast! Instructor: Mary Giacomini

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Antique and Contemporary Abstracts
Wednesday, July 31
Using stencils and high flow acrylics, we will make all kinds of exciting abstracts. No drawing skills needed but emphasis will be placed on composition.
Instructor: Pat Saunders-White

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POP in for Pop Art
Thursday, August 1
Explore the Museum’s exhibit, and various other Pop Artists, then create our own fabulously colorful art. This class will also use a variety of media techniques including clay, printmaking, and painting. Instructor: Marina Babcock

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Water Lilies
Thursday, August 8
With inspiration from Claude Monet, we will use watercolor to create beautiful paintings. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Wood Vase
Wednesday, August 14
As we work with clay to make a vase, the end product will actually look like wood. See if you can make your artwork convincing! Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Paper Pop-Outs
Thursday, August 15
Learn new skills of working with paper and apply them to a whimsical subject to create cool pop-out art. Colors will inspire your final work. Instructor: Diane Ramsey

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Loveland Museum Class Registration Policy

  • We depend on your enrollment for a successful class. Please plan your schedule carefully to avoid cancellations.
  • If you must cancel your registration, please call (970) 962-2410 at least five (5) business days before the class. You may choose to transfer to another class, retain a credit for a future class, or receive your money back. Cancellations made after the above deadline are creditable or refundable at 50% of the registration fee. If you do not call to cancel or do not show up for a class, your registration fee will be forfeited. For refunds, please allow for two weeks for checks to be processed.
  • No cash refunds.
  • The Museum has the right to cancel classes. If class enrollment is below the minimum requirement, a class may be cancelled. Class cancellation decisions are made three (3) days prior to class.