AGES 3-5 (with an Adult)
January 10–May 16; 10:30 am
Drop by with your preschooler to see artworks in the galleries and
to do a simple art-making activity. Art Adventures is a great way for
young artists to have their first Museum experiences – with a grownup
by their side – before coming to art classes on their own.
Joslyn Members: $8 adult/child pair per session,
$1 each additional child
General Public: $10 adult/child pair per session, $2 each additional child
Instructor: Therese Straseski
Winter 2014 Schedule
Learn to use strips of paper
to weave a colorful patterns inspired by a visit to a beautiful tapestry
that combines Navajo traditions with contemporary design.
17 Button Blanket
Join us to make a mini button blanket by cutting and gluing fabric to create a totem animal embellished with buttons and beads.
24 Mask Making
a look at a freckled faced portrait mask in the gallery then return to
the studio to create a self-portrait mask from self-hardening clay.
Create a pair of patterned
cuffs using shapes and color to replicate the beautifully decorated
cuffs in the gallery made by a Plains Indian artist.
Artist Jaune Quick-To-See Smith puts images into her artworks that
tell us about her life. We’ll learn about each other’s lives by creating
printing blocks with a personal symbols.
14 Make a Moccasin
Make a sculptural moccasin from felt then decorate it with beads of
paint after looking at intricately designed American Indian footwear in
On this day we will push and pinch self-hardening clay to make pots in the style of American Indian tribes of the Southwest.
Visit a shiny Tibetan sculpture
of the Bodhisattva to admire his fancy necklace and jewelry. Return to
the studio to make gilded pendants of your own from polymer clay and
We’ll look for dragons in the
gallery and learn to cut, fold, and decorate paper to make dragon
puppets that can dance and fly.
14 Eastern Design
Inspired by a pair of Japanese porcelain vases we will design mythical creatures on paper vases with golden ink.
Check back in March for March 21–May 16 class descriptions!