11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Webby’s Art Studio will be held in the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education classroom, unless otherwise specified. A new featured activity will be offered weekly on Saturdays from September–November.
7 Choppy Waters Use chalk pastels and collage to draw a water scene featuring the Steamboat Ticonderoga on the rough waters of Lake Champlain.
14 Make your Mark The Dot, a famous children’s book by Peter Reynolds, gives us courage to be an artist and make our mark. Create a work of art that features a dot to celebrate International Dot Day!
21 Rocking Duck Craft your own decoy inspired by the carvings in the new exhibition, Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy. Please join us in Owl Cottage Activity Center this week.
28 Animation Creation Combine science and art to make a nineteenth century optical illusion toy called a thaumatrope. See if you can spot other nineteenth century toys on display in the Toy Shop.
5 Doll Designer Draw a character or a self-portrait that you can turn into a large animated doll inspired by the collection in the Variety Unit. Please join us in Owl Cottage Activity Center this week.
12 Pumpkin Patch Get creative as you paint a mini pumpkin, grown here at Shelburne Museum.
19 Say Cheese! Make a camera sculpture and pretend you are the photographer, William Wegman Visit the exhibition, William Wegman: Outside In, to see some of the artist’s large Polaroid pictures.
26 Secret Identity Design a superhero mask to keep your identity a secret on Halloween.
2 Watercolor Wonder Paint your own painting inspired by the watercolors from the exhibition, Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy.
9 Photo Finish Learn about a photographic process from the exhibition, Time Lapse: Contemporary Analog Photography, and create your own work of art.
16 Diorama Day Discover the museum’s collection of miniatures and design your own diorama using drawing, collage, and sculpture techniques.
23 Matchbox Houses Make a petite house for a miniature figurine, inspired by the museum’s collection of dollhouses.
30 Wired Ballet Edgar Degas is one of the French Impressionist painters featured in Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building. Visit the building and sculpt an Edgar Degas ballerina using wire, pipe cleaners, and tulle.