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DOWNLOAD — Family Art from Home

Download a different art project each week from Albuquerque Museum.

When

Jul 18, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Description

Family Art from Home

All ages will enjoy our family art projects! Download a new project each week. Try your hand working with a variety of art mediums that you have available at home. Child and grown-up friendly! 

DOWNLOAD Week of July 4

Silver Lining Cloud Suncatcher

Celebrate the arrival of the monsoon season by creating a sun catcher inspired by the stormy skies.

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Modernist Bird Mobile

American Artist Charlie Harper is best known for his stylized wildlife prints and illustrations. Make a bird mobile inspired by the artist and the birds in your backyard.

Father's Day Tie

Make a great wearable art piece to celebrate your father on his special day!

Mini Paper Flowers

Make a beautiful paper flower or a whole bouquet from materials you have at home.

Spring Mobile

Make a colorful mobile to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Hand in Foil

In North Africa and the Middle East, dating back to the 7th century, people of all faiths have used hand shaped amulets called “Hamsa” to offer protection to ward off danger. In this project create your own amulet using tin foil.

Shove a Penny Board Game

Nothing brings families and friends together more than a good, old-fashioned board game. This game from the shuffleboard family is played in pubs primarily in United Kingdom. Two players or two teams compete using pennies.

Territorial NM "Tinwork" Frame

Ornamental tinwork originated in New Mexico during the mid-19th century as food products in tin cans arrived through the Santa Fe Trail. As people in New Mexico had limited access to material for artmaking, containers that once held products like coffee, lard, and kerosene were repurposed into picture frames, nichos, candle sconces, and more. Create your own version of New Mexican tinwork at home using aluminum foil.

3D Paper Character

Explore the world of 3D using simple materials around your home. Create a character expressing your different moods or the faces of your family, friends or neighbors.

Radial Abstract Designs

Radial designs move from the center to the edge of a circle. In this project, words and color form the basis for the design. Watch your words transform into a beautiful abstract artwork before your eyes.

International Sculpture Day

Betty Sabo was a painter and sculptor who spent most of her life in Albuquerque. Sabo’s paintings and bronze sculptures can be found in many public spaces around town. Julia Resting is a sculpture and portrait of Julia Seligman, a long-time volunteer at Albuquerque Museum and a friend of the sculptor.  Julia was known for her elaborate jewelry, and could often be seen sitting outside the Museum. Sabo was able to capture both of these things in her inviting sculpture, which encourages visitors to take a moment to sit and relax with her friend.

Botanical Art Illustrations

Celebrate spring and the new growth around you. Make your own botanical illustration inspired by your surroundings and imagination.

 

 

SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Family Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Every Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m., create a work of art in the Museum School. Try your hand working with a variety of art mediums. Child and grown-up friendly! A different project every week.

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Family Art Workshops are made possible in part by a generous donation from Wells Fargo.

 

 

Price

Free

Contact

Education Department
505-764-6515