Art for Kids featuring artists from the West Hartford Art League

April 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – April 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
The Children's Museum
950 Trout Brook Dr
West Hartford, CT 06119

art for kidsFeaturing Visiting Artists From West Hartford Art League

All activities are FREE with Admission or Membership

12:00 – 3:00pm each day

Monday, April 10   Monarch butterflies
There are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies in the world, but the Monarch butterfly, with its brilliant orange and black wings, is among the most easily recognizable of the species. Learn what makes this species unique, and create your own butterfly to take home.

Tuesday, April 11   Dinosaurs
Did you know Stegosaurus dinosaurs were about the size of a bus but their brains were only the size of ping pong balls?  Join us as we bring dinosaurs back to life and create our own dinosaur collages with paint and collage materials.

Wednesday, April 12   Paper Marbling
The art of marbling was started in the 1100’s when they were used for decorative purposes, and as a background for official documents.  We’ll show you the science and art of how to create your own marbleized paper.

Thursday, April 13   The Night Sky
The constellation Ursa Major contains the group of stars commonly called the Big Dipper. Learn why Ursa Major is called the Great Bear, as we create our own
constellation to take home.

Friday, April 14   Insects and Arachnids
Learn the differences between the two as we make our own spiders,
ladybugs, and dragonflies.