Watercolor Whales

Watercolor Whales

Let’s experiment with watercolors. Today, we feel inspired to paint some whales from our imagination. Getting started You’ll need: Watercolor paper or thick paper (we used a paper plate) Watercolor paints Paint brushes A cup of water Paper towels (for dabbing...
Create musical instruments

Create musical instruments

Tap into your musical side. All you need are recycled materials from home plus some glue, maybe some rubber bands and imagination. Start your artful projects by collecting materials from around your house to create an instrument. Some object you could use include:...
Messy Creations: Smush Painting

Messy Creations: Smush Painting

Painting can be a great way for your kiddos to create. But we know it can be scary because of the potential for big messes. That’s why we’re sharing a sensory painting method from our Messy Creations workshop that minimizes the mess for little ones, but it’s still a...
MuseumWeek: Textured artwork

MuseumWeek: Textured artwork

UPDATED 4/27/2021 MuseumWeek is coming up June 7-13, and we’re celebrating by looking back at some of our favorite artworks and activities at the museum. We love having changing art exhibits in the Whiteman Family Exhibition Gallery because it gives us an opportunity...
Mother’s Day Craft: Colorful Mugs

Mother’s Day Craft: Colorful Mugs

Homemade gift can be wonderful treasures! With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’re sharing an activity from our popular Mother’s Day Tea Party, which typically takes place the Saturday prior to mom’s special day. WATCH VIDEO here: You can choose to do this...
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