Create Art at The Museum
11/5, 11/29, 12/24, 12/26, 12/27, 12/31, 1/2, 1/3
Free to members; non-member children and adults $10.
Drop in to the Learning Center on select school vacation days between 10 am and 3 pm, for unique artist-led projects where kids can make an artistic mess, experiment with new materials and practice unusual art-making techniques all inspired by the abstract expressionist works on view.
Tuesday, November 5: Mood Collage
How are you feeling today? Thoughtfully use color, shape and line to express a feeling with a combination of papers, fabrics, and other collage materials.
Friday, November 29: Expressive Color
Explore oil pastel techniques using special materials and tools to sketch, try interesting color combinations, and create expressive works of art.
Tuesday, December 24: Abstract Monoprinting
Freely express your creative impulses using paint on Plexiglas and see it printed through a mini printing press.
Thursday, December 26: Geometric Sculptures
Construct your own abstract sculpture using geometric pieces inspired by the works of Day Schnabel and Ronald Bladen.
Friday, December 27: Large-Scale Painting
Learn about complementary colors, tints and shades as we paint large gestural artworks in the style of Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner.
Tuesday, December 31: Sculptural Lines
Create a three-dimensional line sculpture using wires and other materials that bend, twist, and curve.
Thursday, January 2: Abstract Nature Scrolls
Combine natural materials with fun watercolor techniques to create colorful expressive paintings inspired by the scroll paintings of Rotem Reshef.
Friday, January 3: More Than Meets the Eye
When looking at an abstract painting, it may appear messy and unplanned to you. However, there are many artistic choices along the way. Learn how to use color, line and shape to create balance, pattern and movement throughout your own abstract work of art.$10