11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education Classroom
18 Flower Power
Webby’s Art Studio will move to the Owl Cottage Activity Center for the months of June, July, and August. Activities will run daily from June 17 – August 18, Monday – Sunday, a new activity each week.
17 – 23 Patterned Paper Join a guided tour of Prentis and Stencil House where you will see entire rooms painted with early 19th century stencil motifs. Then create a stencil painting inspired by the decorative walls you’ve seen.
24 – 30 Imaginative Images Visit the new exhibit, William Wegman: Outside In, and see how he uses postcards in his oil paintings. Afterwards use postcards as the focal point in a creative collage.
1 – 7 Hungry Animals Design a clothespin puppet inspired by the animals that can be found in the Circus Building.
8 – 13 Locomotive 220 Construct and color your own wooden train toy inspired by the Rail Car Grand Isle.
15 – 21 Full Steam Ahead Sit on the lawn in front of the Ticonderoga steamboat and paint a paper boat with beautiful watercolors.
22 – 28 Hoot! Hoot! Sculpt an owl out of Model Magic, inspired by the two owl carvings found on either side of the path leading into the Owl Cottage Activity Center.
29 – 4 Make Some Noise! Celebrate like a circus performer! Build your own percussion instrument and pretend you’re riding in one of the wagons in the Roy Arnold Circus Parade displayed in the Circus Building.
5 – 11 Playful Pastels Draw a pastel landscape inspired by the color palette of Harold Weston’s Adirondack mountain oil paintings, featured in the exhibit, Harold Weston: Freedom in the Wilds.
12 – 18 Is that a Dog? In the exhibit, William Wegman: Outside In, Wegman explores the concept of being human through the lens of his dogs. Play with collage and drawing materials to create your own portrait of a dog.