Although the Museum is now open, Art Ways and the Crayola Classroom is temporarily closed. We are continuing our efforts to keep you connected to the art with outdoor LawnVentures and virtual ArtVentures.

Occurs every Free Fun Sunday

ArtVentures is a free, instructor-led art experience designed to guide families with preschool and elementary aged youth in an exploration of techniques and themes represented in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions and permanent collections.

ArtVentures occurs in Art Ways on a walk-in basis. A Museum educator leads an art-making activity that teaches fundamental art concepts using a broad range of techniques and materials. The flexibility of this program allows families and groups with children of multiple ages and capabilities to participate at their own pace. Participants may choose to take the work home or leave it for display on one of the community boards, although many opt to make one for take-home and one for display.

For the learner that wants a more independent activity, the monthly Treasure Hunt worksheet encourages children to do a self-guided walk through the Museum’s galleries, after they are rewarded with a small prize. This quest to track down a featured artwork and closely inspect visual details encourages participants of all ages to respond to the collections and become familiar with our galleries.