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Have you tried an art activity through our Harn at Home page? We want to continue to serve and reach audiences with fun and engaging activities. Please answer this 7 question survey so we may learn how we can improve and build upon this free online resource offered for all ages.

 

Most Recent Activity

 

Art and Music

Posted: November 18, 2020

Explore the relationship between art and music to create your own art piece.

Advanced Creatives

Teens and Adults

Dance with Dancing Ganesha

Posted: October 28, 2020

Watch the video to learn about Dancing Ganesha then choreograph a dance for the beloved deity.

Mending with Metal

Posted: October 14, 2020

Discover the art of mending to examine differing views on breakage and perfection.

Imagine Whirled Peace

Posted: September 17, 2020

Create a pinwheel in honor of International Day of Peace.

 

Architectural Studies Inspired by Emilio Sánchez

Posted: September 10, 2020

Draw inspiration from Cuban-American artist Emilio Sánchez and capture a sense of place in your own unique style.

Adire Eleko Inspired Resist Fabric Dyeing

Posted: August 28, 2020

Learn about adire eleko and make your own inspired resist-dyed fabric.

Figuras Constructivas + Four Color Theorem

Posted: July 30, 2020

Figuras Constructivas, Four Color Theorem Challenge and coloring page inside!

Line and Light

Posted: July 23, 2020

Inspired by Olafur Eliasson’s Fivefold Sphere Projection Lamp we can experience line and light in our own home. 

Comical Hen

Posted: July 16, 2020

Create your own fun, unique comic-strip activity starring Hen by William Zorach.

Rauschenberg Image Transfers

Posted: June 27, 2020

Learn how to use image transfer as a way to create your own Rauschenberg-inspired avant-garde artwork.

Community Inspired Collage

Posted: June 20, 2020

Create your own collage masterpiece with an emphasis on community.

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.

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.

Younger Creatives

Recommended for ages 7 and up.

 

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.

Tiny Creatives

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

 

Tot Time: Museum on the Move

Posted: November 6, 2020

Create your own movement-inspired art with paint and your favorite dance moves!

Tot Time: Dotted Dreams

Posted: October 2, 2020

Create your own pumpkin patch with today's Tot Time: Dotted Dreams! 

Tot Time: ABCs of Art

Posted: September 4, 2020

Join Harn staff and docents as we read ABC: Art by the Letter.

Tot Time: Art Athletes

Posted: August 7, 2020

As art athletes, we can draw inspiration from our favorite sports to create action inspired art!

Tot Time: Summer Scenes

Posted: July 3, 2020

Learn about the Impressionists and how to create your own masterpiece using a summer favorite: bubbles!

Tot Time: Looking at Line

Posted: June 5, 2020

Drawing inspiration from work by Suzy Frelinghuysen, we will create our own art piece using line, shapes and patterns.

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.

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.