Where the Wild Things Art (Fall 2020): Art adventurers explore many whimsical and original art forms and techniques, discovering clay and collage, painting and drawing, mask-making and decorating, just to name a few! Sculpt colorful monsters and clay pots, design ceramic robots, decorate birdhouses and wooden guitars, create tape resist t-shirts and so much more. Plus, hear wonderful stories, such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and "Nova the Robot," each relating to a work of art (a little literacy education in disguise). Humor and surprises are always included. Explore, experiment, create. Art adventurers bring home awesome works of art each week! So much FUN!
Superhero Art Explorers: Saving Planet Earth (Monday Virtual Program) - Superhero girls and boys soar off on a top-secret mission to save planet Earth using the most important superpower of all: imagination! Like Powerpuffs and Spider Boys, we'll design our own superhero masks, shields and capes to protect our secret identities, and even build superhero sidekicks to accompany us as we save the world. Build secret comic book boxes, design superhero stained glass, and create colorful onomatopoeia drawings. Color ceramic superhero banks and explore the art of printmaking while designing bubble wrap t-shirts. During these fun and resourceful art experiences, Super Art Heroes create a variety of AMAZING and original works of art using natural, recycled and unconventional art forms and techniques. Both girls and boys will have a blast as members of the League of Super Art Heroes, saving the Earth with exciting and environmentally-conscious masterpieces.
Monsters & Mermaids Fantasy Art-Ventures (Tuesday Virtual Program) - Pay no attention to that fire-breathing dragon! Wielding paintbrushes, brave art explorers journey into a fairytale kingdom, where fairies flit through rainbow skies and zany zombies roam the streets. Encounter fantastical creatures, both spooky and sweet, while conjuring up bedazzling art: Decorate wicked cool witch or wizard hats and sculpt clay witches or wizards on broomsticks! Design colorful ceramic skulls inspired by Dia De Los Muertos and paint unicorn or dragon banks. Craft monster t-shirts and create sparkling castles on canvases. Make hand puppet mermaids, vampires, fairies, werewolves, or any creature you can imagine. Using some very magical potions and spells (i.e. materials and techniques), art-venturers experience painting, drawing, sculpting, printmaking, ceramics, fabric art and more. Enchanting two and three dimensional masterpieces are completed each week. Fun, fantasy-filled art-ventures!
Art-Ventures in the Rainforest (Wednesday Virtual Program) - Head off on a jungle art safari! Art explorers trek through the rainforest, discovering the wondrous and rare creatures that call it home. Journey into the world of parrots, jungle cats, snakes, red-eyed tree frogs, butterflies and more. Experiment with whimsical and original art forms and techniques. Build rockin' rain sticks, design metal art reptiles, and create colorful backpacks. Throughout the voyage art adventurers learn about the importance of saving the rainforest, and pick up super artist survival skills like sculpting with clay, printmaking, painting, collage, and journaling. They even make their own t-shirts using a unique and unusual heat-sealed fabric pastel technique. Surprises and laughter round out this fun-filled art safari.
Art-Ventures Around the World (Thursday Virtual Program) - Art travelers go on a whirlwind tour of the world, traveling among different countries and cultures. Create hot air balloon lanterns to take you up and away! Each week we land somewhere in the world and create wicked cool cultural art using unique materials and artisans' techniques. In Puerto Rico we work with clay and make wacky Vejigante masks. We design with Mosaics in Greece, make Tribal Rain Sticks in Australia, and create Maracas in Brazil, just to name a few. Fun facts about each country and culture, geography and art history are included. The only thing kids need to pack is their imagination!
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