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ONSITE: Family Studio: Sensory Art

April 02, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family to explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. We will make several touchable objects that will activate your senses as well as your creativity. Join us for a morning that is part science lab and part art studio as we […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Hand Weaving

April 02, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. We will make colorful yarn decorations using just a handful of materials kids can easily repeat at home with the whole family. Come join in the fun!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Creative Costumes: Crowns + Shields

April 02, 2024

Come make art side-by-side as a family, exploring a new medium each week to create a beautiful project together. We will activate our imaginations to create our own crowns and shields, every piece unique and drawing inspiration from upcycled materials we have available. Post-workshop play is highly encouraged!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Mindful Mandala Making

April 01, 2024

Make art side by side as a family. exploring a new medium each week and creating a beautiful project together. Enjoy a mindful Saturday morning with simple breathing exercises, a brief movement practice and a creative mixed media Mandala-making workshop!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Clay Animals: Lions + Tigers + Bears, oh my!

April 01, 2024

Make art side by side as a family. exploring a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Get messy with us and spend your morning creating little critters out of air dry clay. Form a mound of clay to look like a real life animal or a creature born of your imagination! […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Creating with Clay: Airdry Trinket Bowls

April 01, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Get your hands in some mud by using air dry clay to make small bowls and plates. These pieces of art can hold all your little trinkets! You can take these […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Experimental Painting: Cosmic Skies

February 13, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Experiment with process art painting (i.e. use a salad spinner for spin-art) and watercolor techniques (dry brush, splatter, wet on wet, etc) to make cosmic painted skies. Use contact paper and […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Making Beautiful Blue Cyanotypes Using Nature + Sunshine

February 13, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Cyanotypes are a simple but fun photographic process involving light-sensitive paper, natural objects, and the Sun! We will walk around the neighborhood to gather objects, then come back to VisArts to […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Create a Pillow Doll

February 13, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Work together to create a stuffed pillow doll. Use fabric markers, fabric, stuffing, and your imagination to create a doll!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Clay Pinch Pots + Nature

February 13, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. Texture is found all around nature. We'll explore it in leaves, rocks, seashells, and sticks as we make pinch pots with air-dry clay.

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Mindful Mandala Making

February 13, 2024

Make art side by side as a family. exploring a new medium each week and creating a beautiful project together. Enjoy a mindful Saturday morning with simple breathing exercises, a brief movement practice and a creative mixed media Mandala-making workshop!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Celebrate Spring with Tissue Paper Stained Glass

February 13, 2024

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Use tissue paper and markers to create 'stained glass' decorations to welcome Spring and longer daylight hours. We will look at some natural seasonal inspiration and use simple materials to create […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Ink Painting Installation

November 06, 2023

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Young artists will discover the appeal of inkblots. Like snowflakes, there are no two alike. By making random marks like drips, drops, splats with ink and folding it all together. This […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Marbled Paper + Bubble Prints

November 06, 2023

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. In this class we'll learn unique ways to make beautiful paper that can become prints, cards, envelopes and more! We'll use shaving cream and liquid watercolors to create marbled paper prints […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Inkblots: Drip, Splat, Fold + Squish!

November 06, 2023

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Young artists will discover the appeal of inkblots. Like snowflakes, there are no two alike. By making random marks like drips, drops, splats with ink and folding it all together. This […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Clay Animals: Lions + tigers + bears, oh my!

November 06, 2023

Make art side by side as a family. exploring a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Get messy with us and spend your morning creating little critters out of air dry clay. Form a mound of clay to look like a real life animal or a creature born of your imagination! […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Heart Art: Experimental Painting

November 06, 2023

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Experiment with process art painting (i.e. use a salad spinner for spin-art hearts) watercolor techniques (dry brush, splatter, wet on wet, etc) to make painted hearts of all sorts. Use contact […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Creating with Clay: Airdry Trinket Bowls

November 06, 2023

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Get your hands in some mud by using air dry clay to make small bowls and plates. These pieces of art can hold all your little trinkets! You can take these […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Playing with Paper

November 06, 2023

Make art side-by-side as a family, to create a beautiful project together. Young artists will explore working with rice paper, creating organic shapes with construction paper, and experimenting with tissue paper.

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