11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Webby’s Art Studio will be in 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.