Please meet your instructors in the classroom by 10:15 am.
Explore the galleries in search of textile art that will help us learn about patterns, colors, and techniques such as weaving, beading, and sewing.
Activity: Decorate a canvas tote bag using paint, beads, and mixed media.
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock
The Wild Beasts of Painting
Fauvism is a term that means Wild Beasts. Can you imagine why these painters were called wild beasts? Take a closer look at paintings in the collection to find clues about what the artists who painted them were thinking about.
Activity: Create your own version of a fauvist painting using acrylic on canvas.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb
Mountains and Natural Landscapes
Discover some of the tricks artists use to create a variety of landscapes while taking a closer look at photographs taken by Ansel Adams and some of the paintings found in the Art of the Americas galleries.
Activity: Paint atmospheric perspective paintings on canvas
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard
Take a closer look at 18th-century miniatures created by American artists such as John Singleton Copley.
Activity: Create small self-portrait paintings on masonite
Instructor: Gianna Stewart