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Date(s) - 07/21/2022
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Rockwell Museum


KIDS ROCKWELL Summer Explorers | Week 3: Family Art Traditions

Thursday, July 21, 2022
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Explore the Museum galleries and engage with art!

Open to the public | Included with Museum admission
Suggested ages 5 to 12

Drop in anytime to participate in art-making workshops, self-guided gallery games and activities all connected to weekly themes about what sparks our imagination and inspires us to create art.

This week: Artsy Selfie Studio | Design a “selfie studio” using mixed media! Inspired by artist Wendy Red Star’s Children of the Large-Beaked Bird exhibition, contribute to a community-made backdrop featuring special places, plants and animals in our region. Create your own one-of-a-kind props from paper, cardboard, pastels and paint. Then, take a special photo in the artsy studio to capture your experience. Take home your props and your studio photo as a souvenir.

The Summer Explorers program includes…

  • Spy, Think, Ponder art card sets highlight works of art in The Rockwell’s collection, tied to the weekly theme. The art cards incorporate youth-friendly language and fun prompts to engage your child’s imagination. Families will be exposed to using Visual Thinking Strategies in their museum experience by looking, making observations, thinking about what they see and wondering more about the topics presented.
  • Art Hunts are a great way to search the Museum galleries and find details in the artwork.
  • Simple gallery games and activities will stimulate self-guided exploration with loved ones to foster art appreciation as well as excitement to discover artwork on view.
  • Art-making workshops with Rockwell Educators and guest artists will be available to family visitors in our Education Center. The projects will encourage families to experiment with different media to make their own art inspired by the art on view.

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