Webby’s Art Studio

Come create! Specialized art activities for all ages, inspired by temporary and permanent exhibitions.

Create a masterpiece this summer at Webby’s Art Studio! Each program features a specialized art activity designed for all ages and inspired by temporary and permanent exhibitions.

All Webby’s Art Studio activities will be held in the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education (PCAE) building, Saturdays in May and early June, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


May 6 | Make an Impression: Come get inspired by our Impressionist paintings in the Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial building and then challenge yourself to create a painting in that style.

May 13 | Sculpted Flower Bouquet: Explore our beautiful gardens and then learn how to craft some of your favorite spring flowers.

May 20 | Brilliant Buildings Honor the historical buildings found on the Museum grounds by creating a collage of a building that was collected and preserved here at Shelburne Museum.

May 27 | Community Mural Ever wanted to be a featured artist at the Museum? At this special studio day you will work with other visitors to create a mural that will hang in Owl Cottage for the season


June 3 | Felted Forest Visit the new exhibit Wild Spaces, Open Season and then come to the studio and recreate trees that are found on our grounds and in our Vermont forests.

June 10 | Beaded Animal Relief Make a unique work of art in the shape of an animal you found while exploring the collections in the Circus Building.

Webby’s Art Studio moves to Owl Cottage for the rest of the summer. Beginning June 19, activities will be every day, Monday-Sunday 11 a.m. – 3p.m. A new project each week! 

June Continued

June 19- 25 | Stamping Mad Visit the Print Shop and watch a printing demonstration. Then stop by Owl Cottage to design a stamp that can be printed over and over again.

June 26-2 | Just Keep Swimming Design an interactive underwater animal that a fisherman, pictured in the exhibit Wild Spaces, Open Season, might find in the water below.


July 3- 9 | Travel Transformation Calling all artists to design and build a new or reimagined way to travel.

July 10-16 |Print the Rainbow Create patterns and designs using this unique printing technique.

July 17-23 | Ferocious Animals Bring your imagination and sense of humor as we draw silly pop-up animals.

July 24-30 | Watercolor Silhouette Stop into the Pleissner Gallery to see a collection of watercolor scenes and then practice your watercolor techniques at Owl Cottage.


Jul 31-August 6 |Puppet Play Design, create, and act out a story with your own finger puppet.

August 7-13 | Marbled Pendants Sculpt a pendant out of clay and create a lasting memory.

Art on the Go Carts


Go hands-on! Our bright blue carts are filled with art supplies, games, activities, and books for all ages. Each cart has a different theme to connect to a Museum collection, building, or special exhibition. Look for them at these locations:

November 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017

Art on the Go Cart: Who We Are

Take a look at the portraits in the Painting a Nation exhibition and explore cultures in time and place at this cart.

February 15, 2017 – May 7, 2017

Art on the Go Cart: Rock ‘n’ Roll

Visit the Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography exhibition at the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and then come explore the art cart.


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