Portraits are the
theme for these fun school vacation activities. Create a colorful collage person, learn to draw a portrait, construct an unusual head, and print an
expressive face. These are just some of the projects we have planned!
Colorful Collage Faces
Using bright colored paper and fun scissors, children will create collaged
faces that are unique and playful.
Children will use special drawing materials to explore the
elements of a face through drawing. From
proportion to detail and expression, children will learn a few new drawing
skills, and come away with a special portrait drawing.
Print an Expressive Face
Create abstract faces with foam
shapes; roll on some fun colored ink, and print onto to assorted papers. Children will come away with multiple printed
Join us to draw and paint portraits with watercolor materials that blend and
mix in beautiful ways.
Construct an unusual head
Assorted materials of all kinds will be available to build and assemble
outrageous and unexpected heads. Try bottle caps for eyes, packaging material
for hair, or cardboard scraps for noses; what kind of head can you create
Children under age 6 participate with an adult; 7
and older, adults must remain at the Museum. Adults pay regular museum
admission, participating children: $3 members, $6 non-members.