Docent 2nd Saturday: Art for Kids

During Fall to Spring

Docents are volunteers who have been trained in all aspects of our exhibitions and approach to art education.  These classes include tours and artmaking activities in the studio that always change to align with our current exhibitions.  Docent 2nd Saturdays are on the 2nd Saturday of every month.

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 – Family Free Day with free art activity.

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)