Decorated tree branches

Decorated tree branches

Noelle, one of the museum’s gallery educators, kicks off our #TogetherInTheDesert July video series. This is part of the Mesa Family Take Out Night initiative to support downtown Mesa restaurants and create art with City of Mesa cultural institutions. Project...
Colorful collage inspired by Eric Carle books

Colorful collage inspired by Eric Carle books

How many times have you read π˜›π˜©π˜¦ 𝘝𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘏𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘳𝘺 𝘊𝘒𝘡𝘦𝘳𝘱π˜ͺ𝘭𝘭𝘒𝘳 or π˜‰π˜³π˜°π˜Έπ˜― π˜‰π˜¦π˜’π˜³, π˜‰π˜³π˜°π˜Έπ˜― π˜‰π˜¦π˜’π˜³, 𝘞𝘩𝘒𝘡 π˜‹π˜° 𝘠𝘰𝘢 𝘚𝘦𝘦? Or maybe you’re little ones love other Eric Carle picture books. Children and adults are drawn to the colorful collage technique he uses to create his...
Mesa Recycles Craft: You Rock!

Mesa Recycles Craft: You Rock!

Show your dad some love this Father’s Day by letting him know that he totally rocks!Β  This easy and fun activity – from our friends at Mesa Recycles – can be made with several items that you may already have at your home. This project may seem...

Artful Tales Experience: Ish Painting

Gallery Educator Monica shares a fun art activity that you can do at home. This one is inspired by the book Ish by Peter H. Reynolds. It’s a process art activity, which essentially means you don’t follow step-by-step instructions. Instead, the focus is on exploring...
Inside Art of the Story

Inside Art of the Story

We’re taking you inside the Art of the Story exhibition with our Curator Jeffory Morris, who selects the artists featured in the museum. He works with the museum’s Education team to develop the exhibitions so they are fun and educational for families. Read his curator...
Create Storytelling Stones

Create Storytelling Stones

One storytelling tradition includes using painted stones as inspiration for oral storytelling. Students can create their own scenery and painted stones to help them tell familiar tales or stories of their own creation. This activity can be paired with a story or song...
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