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While the Harn Museum of Art is closed to the public, we encourage you to get creative at home. We look forward to providing inspiration and art activities that you can easily enjoy at home.

Activities

Family Day: Art Time!

Posted: May 30, 2020

Time flies when you’re having fun! Join us for an activity to uncover how artists investigate, portray and experience time through art-making. Ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome.

Recycled Sculpture Inspired by El Anatsui

Posted: May 21, 2020

Learn how to make your own recycled sculpture inspired by El Anatsui’s Old Man’s Cloth.

Paper Crown Activity

Posted: May 8, 2020

Cut, fold and decorate a paper crown of your own creation to wear or share.

Tot Time: Imagining Wonderland

Posted: May 1, 2020

Paint your very own imaginative world inside of a “mirror” and experiment with mixing colors to make new, out-of-this-world shades.

Yayoi Kusama-Inspired Dot Art Activity

Posted: April 29, 2020

Learn how to create a work of art inspired by Yayoi Kusama's Infinity-Nets (TWOS) from the Harn collection by following these simple instructions.

Observing Nature

Posted: April 22, 2020

The most vital skill at the core of scientific illustration is simply the ability to observe the natural world and the small details of a subject. You too can venture out into nature to observe and capture the wonders you find there.  

Visual Storytelling Inspired by Dreaming Alice

Posted: April 21, 2020

Create a fantastic tale of your own by following Maggie Taylor’s practice of collecting, arranging and capturing.

Metal Arts Inspired Foil Embossing

Posted: April 16, 2020

View a Ghana Goldweight from our current exhibition Peace, Power and Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa. Then, create your own foil embossed object.

Watercolor Resist Painting

Posted: April 14, 2020

Surprise a friend or family member with a secret spring themed art message or scene through this watercolor resist painting activity. 

Adventures with Bookmaking

Posted: April 9

Embark on an adventure with bookmaking by exploring three unique folding techniques. Finish your fold then fill the book pages with memories and tales of favorite adventures! 

Dreaming Alice Collage

Posted: April 7, 2020

The Harn’s newest exhibition Dreaming Alice: Maggie Taylor Through the Looking-Glass features the work of Maggie Taylor. Her Alice in Wonderland-inspired photographs use found objects to create a story. Create our own story by creating a collage and bringing new life to objects.

Tot Time: eARTh Inspirations

Posted: April 2, 2020

Spring is here, and Earth Day is right around the corner. Enjoy the beauty of our world by mixing colors found in nature to create an Earth themed shaving cream marbled print!

Coloring Pages

Kids and adults: Enjoy coloring art from the museum collection.