Docent 2nd Saturday: Art for Kids

During Fall to Spring

These are docent led classes are the 2nd Saturday of every month that will feature a tour of the current exhibitions, followed by a related art activity.

ages 5- 12

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

$6 members/$7 non-members

2017 – 2018 Schedule

October 14 – “What’s Your Angle”

Create a layered sun print (cyanotype) connecting elements of art inspired by Modernist Intersections: The Tia Collection. (registration opens Friday, October 6)

November 11 – “Who’s Your Hero”

Build a collage that celebrates YOUR hero influenced by My Hero! Contemporary Art and Superhero Action. (registration opens Friday, November 3)

December 9 – “Make It Move”

Construct a kinetic interactive piece of art out of recycled materials inspired by Stephen Glueckert: All Mixed Up. (registration opens Friday, December 1)

January 13 – “Abstract You”

Create your abstract-self using paint, pencil, and pastel, influenced by Arshile Gorky. (registration opens Friday, January 5)

February 10 – “Clay Creatures”

Design, build and embellish imaginative creatures using air-drying clay, using Artist-in-Residence Rene Audette and Art Auction 50 as inspiration. (registration opens Friday, February 2)

March 10 – “Piecing it Together”

Combine letters and shapes to create a unique collograph print, based on Boundless Visions. (registration opens Friday, March 2)

April 14 – “Where Sky Meets Land”

Paint a landscape using layered techniques on a panoramic panel, inspired by Nature’s Cadence: Paintings by Clyde Aspevig and Emil Carlsen‘s Quiet Harmonies exhibitions. (registration opens Friday, April 6)

May 12 – “Capture the Action!”

Draw aspects of the West past and present, using charcoal, based on Will James and Rough and Tumble, Smoke and Rope: The Cowboy in Modern America exhibition. (registration opens Friday, May 4)