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Printmaking Story Telling Fun

Designed for grades 1-4

01/07/2018 - Register

Begins 01/07/2018, Ends 01/07/2018

1 Sunday, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Learn to be a collagraphic printmaker while drawing inspiration from folk artist and wood carver, Elijah Pierce and his artwork on display in the galleries. Work in the same low-relief style of Pierce as you learn to illustrate your own stories through collage, and then print them using printmaking techniques.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 01/05/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Slime Video Gooey Creations

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

01/23/2018 - Register

Begins 01/23/2018, Ends 01/23/2018

1 Tuesday, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Join the latest craze and the millions of viewers that have watched celebrity slimers in action and create your own slime video at CMA! Make your own unique recipe of slime and add your favorite materials to create the coolest looking and noisiest slime. Work together with the class using a tripod and your cell phone to record your creations in action with all of the satisfying, gooey goodness and sounds to upload to social media to share with your friends, family, and followers!

* Please bring a cellphone to record your videos, if one is not available the museum will provide one and upload video for student to share.
*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 01/21/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Creative Wood Sculptures

Designed for grades 5-8

02/06/2018 - Register

Begins 02/06/2018, Ends 02/06/2018

1 Tuesday, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a sculptor or architect and construct amazing structures out of building materials like wood, hammer and nails? Join us for an evening exploring the museum's exhibit Elijah Pierce: The American Narrative and learn to build and paint a free-form wood sculpture while drawing inspiration from the wood pieces of Elijah Pierce's artwork.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 02/04/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

American Folk Art Paper Quilts

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

02/25/2018 - Register

Begins 02/25/2018, Ends 02/25/2018

1 Sunday, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Folk art techniques are often traditional, passed for down generations and can be self-taught. Parents, join your students and learn about traditional quilt designs and then create your own beautiful pattern with decorative designed paper and fun paper cutting techniques.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 02/23/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Mother's and Father's Day Ceramic Memory Boxes

Open to any grade level

04/26/2018 - Register

Begins 04/26/2018, Ends 04/26/2018

1 Thursday, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Parents, join your little artists at this special workshop to make Mom or Dad a one-of-a-kind handmade gift that they will cherish always. Work together to make and decorate a memory box to hold those special keepsakes. Fill with trinkets, photos and other goodies to make it even more special! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after workshop.)

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 04/24/2018

Cost: $25.00 per person (Cost for Members: $20.00)

 

Wild Animals Diorama

Designed for grades 1-4

05/08/2018 - Register

Begins 05/08/2018, Ends 05/08/2018

1 Tuesday, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

After taking a wild safari adventure through the museum's exhibition, African Menagerie-- The Inquisition, build your very own three-dimensional diorama where you can protect and feed your favorite wildlife animals.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/06/2018 

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Upcycled Animal Collages

Designed for grades 5-8

05/20/2018 - Register

Begins 05/20/2018, Ends 05/20/2018

1 Sunday, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Do you like to recycle and help save the environment? Are you a conservationist? Using old magazines and newspapers, create silhouettes of animals from around the world or even your pet! Explore the museum's exhibition to gather inspiration for what animal collage you want to create.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 05/18/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 

Four Views Animal Paintings

Designed for grades 5-8

06/14/2018 - Register

Begins 06/14/2018, Ends 06/14/2018

1 Thursday, 10:30am-12:00pm

Room 101b

Instructor: Amy Brown

Brian Jarvi's exhibit, African Menagerie -- The Inquisition invites the viewer into the painting. You are invited into the gallery to draw from observation sitting right in front of the painting! After drawing four views of the animal of your choice, head back to the classroom to learn watercolor techniques to paint the final project.

*Cost includes all supplies
*Deadline to register: 06/12/2018

Cost: $15.00 per person (Cost for Members: $12.00)

 
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