These free programs are created especially for local students and their families, and designed in conjunction with exhibition programming. The AMAM is committed to providing quality programming to
increase student exposure to all aspects of the visual arts.
Saturday, October 31, Noon – 3 p.m., East Gallery
Art activities on the theme of "Dragons" will be available for the whole family, and guided tours of the museum galleries will be offered. Activities include include creating pop-up dragons, shadow puppets, coloring pages, a "Name our Dragon" contest, and storytelling. A gallery self-guide on dragons will also be available. Education staff and student docents will be on hand to get you started. These programs are created especially for local families, to increase exposure to the visual arts for learners of all ages. The event runs from 12pm until 3pm, and is free and open to all members of the public. Children must be accompanied by adult chaperones.
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT FOR TEENS: DRAWING
Mondays: October 5 through November 9, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Local artist Jean Kondo Weigl teaches a variety of drawing techniques geared toward high school students who want to build their art portfolios. Participants will bring home a number of finished projects. There is a materials fee of $35 for this workshop, which is offered in collaboration with the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA). Dates for the workshop will be announced soon, and preregistration is required.
For more information, or to apply, please contact the museum’s Education Office at (440) 775-8671 or call FAVA at (440) 774-7158.