In this "Saturday Studio", we teach you how to make silly paper sculptures inspired by Scholastic Awards Alum Red Grooms!
This month we decided to highlight one of our children's books from the Learning Center, "Artists and their Pets", a fun biography of 20 artists and the pets who inspired them and kept them company. Also included: photos of the pets of FWMoA!
In this "Saturday Studio", we take inspiration from David Shapiro, an artist in our Archive, to paint without a paintbrush! Instead, stamp, stencil, scrape, and dig your paint into a beautiful artwork!
What is a curator? You may have heard that term used both inside and outside museums and cultural institutions. Today, we explore its meaning and different uses both inside the museum and outside in the digital world.
This "Saturday Studio" is all about printmaking! Using materials found in your kitchen, you can make prints to hang on your fridge or exchange with friends and family by following the steps in this video by Director of Children's Education, Alyssa Dumire.
Looking for a fun weekend activity? Our Director of Children's Education, Alyssa Dumire, takes you step-by-step in creating a kaleidoscope! Share photos of your creations with us in the comments!
How do we know the history of an artwork? By checking its provenance! Learn more about how museum and collectors learn the history of their purchases in this "Art Term Tuesday".
As we approach our 100th year anniversary, Sue Slick reads up on one of the founding fathers of the museum, Theodore F. Thieme.
How does an artist ensure their message is conveyed to their viewers? One way is by creating an impactful composition. This week's "Art Term Tuesday" explores the different ways artists' use composition to tell their story.
What art supplies do you have on hand, right now? We bet you have lots, even if you don't know it! Take inspiration from some of the artists in the Learning Center who know that the simplest supplies can go a long way!