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Experiences, Kids Programming, Hands-On Activities

Family Art Club

Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 • 4:00 pm — 4:45 pm
Free for Adult
Free for Child
Family, Members
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
11-5 p.m.
Family Art Club is designed for young children and their grown ups to explore art together. Each workshop session includes all the supplies needed to create a unique work of art inspired by the art and artists in TMA’s collections and special exhibitions.

  • Nov 3, 5, 6: Cork Art! Let your imagination POP! as you create a work of art out of corks. 
  • Nov 10, 12, 13: Kings and Queens and Crowns! In celebration of the opening of the exhibition, Age of Armor, become a King or Queen for the day and make your own crown. 
  • Nov 17, 19, 20: Paper Bag Puppets! Using the galleries as inspiration, make a puppet using ordinary things that you might find around the house.
  • Nov 24, 26, 27: Gratitude Jars! In the spirit of being thankful, create a gratitude jar and keep track of all the things you are thankful for in your daily life. We are THANKFUL for you!
  • Dec 1, 3, 4: Knights and Dragons! Inspired by the work of art, Saint George and the Dragon-seen in the exhibition Age of Armor, become a knight for a day and make a dragon using a wide variety of supplies.
  • Dec 8, 10, 11: Treasure Boxes! Decorate a box to fill with all your treasures.
  • Dec 15: 17, 18: Ornamental art! Search the galleries for ways artists create decorative art through mediums such as architecture, pottery and furniture and create your own ornamental art inspired by what you see.
  • Dec 22: Handmade Holidays! Homemade gifts are the best! Make something to keep or give away to treasure for years to come.
  • Dec 29, 31, Jan 1: Inspiration Boards! Start the New Year off right by creating a visual collage using images from the TMA collection, including the ideas and projects would like to accomplish in 2022.

    Sponsored in part by Mercy Health, the Toledo Museum of Art Ambassadors and The Andersons, Inc.

    Family Art Club is free, but to keep a safe capacity, advanced registration is required. Register here.