Workshops for Kids & Families & Mini-Camp

Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax (Ages 10 & Up)

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Epic Encaustic: Painting with Wax
Encaustic is amazing! From ancient mummies to modern times, the art of painting with beeswax has been celebrated for centuries.  You can paint with it, print with it, carve it and collage with it. Students will basic techniques for applying the “paint,” scraping and carving, embedding collage materials, and a simple printing technique.  All materials are provided.  Limited to 6 […]

Art for Two: Bring Your Favorite Adult! (ages 3 & up with an adult )

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Art For Two: Bring Your Favorite Adult!
Two artists mean twice the fun! We’ve created this special class to help kids feel comfortable when first learning how to make art.  You (or Auntie or Grandpa) provide your child with warm encouragement and a helping hand. Don’t forget to bring a smock! Please register in advance for individual Saturday sessions.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not […]

Family Craft Days (ages 2 & up with an adult)

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Family Craft Days with River Valley Waldorf School
These workshops are offered in partnership with River Valley Waldorf School. Each workshop will give children the opportunity to learn a new skill and create a fun craft. All materials are provided.

 

Glass Fusing for Little Hands (ages 4 and up with an adult)

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Glass Fusing for Little Hands
Explore the fun art of glass fusing! Adults and children work together in pairs to combine an assortment of safe, pre-cut glass forms.  The instructor will guide you step-by-step through color choices, design, layout, tips and tricks as you create several one-of-a-kind works of art.  All tools and materials provided.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 

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Lunch with the Bunch

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764A / 764B Lunch with the Bunch
We offer supervised lunchtime during Spring Break Mini-Camp, Tuesday and Wednesday. LWTB is directed by HAM staff and volunteers; activities include games and playing outside on the Museum’s terrace (weather permitting).  Please bring a nut-free bag lunch.

$10 per day

Tuesday, April 18

Wednesday, April 19

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply.

 

SPRING BREAK: My Pet Project Mini-Camp (Ages 6 – 10)

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779 My Pet Project
Scheduled during Spring Break Mini-Camp! Purrrfect for young artists who love all kinds of pets – real and imaginary. Pet-themed projects bring art and animals together. Projects include sculpting and painting using a variety of materials. Come with a tree-nut free snack, a smock, and a box to take home your creations.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this […]

SPRING BREAK: Nature’s Gallery Mini-Camp (Ages 6 – 10)

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751 Nature’s Gallery
Scheduled during Spring Break Mini-Camp! Discover the art and design possibilities found in nature. Experiment with painting, clay sculpting, printmaking, and more. Come with a nut-free snack, a smock, and a box to take home your creations.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 

SPRING BREAK: Painting Pals Mini-Camp (Ages 6 – 10)

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778 Painting Pals
Scheduled during Spring Break Mini-Camp! Famous artists inspire a variety of great projects using techniques that include painting, printmaking, chalk pastels and more. Come with a peanut and tree nut free snack, a smock, and a box for your creations.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 

 

Pysanky Easter Eggs for Kids (Ages 10 & up)

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Pysanky Easter Eggs for Kids
This is a workshop to dye for!  Making Pysanky is easy and fun.  This two-day workshop will teach kids a simple design technique for making these beautiful, dyed eggs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions.  On the first day, the instructor will lead you step-by-step through creating the first ornament.  On the second day, exploration and experimentation with the […]

SPRING BREAK: Sculpture Sampler Mini-Camp (Ages 6 – 10)

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752 Sculpture Sampler
Scheduled during Spring Break Mini-Camp! Explore the world of three dimensional art with the help of clay, plus soft materials such as felt, fabrics, stuffing and much more. Come design clay creations and create your own plush toys, puppets, pillows, favorite animal or even a soft dessert! Come with a nut-free snack, a smock, and a box to take home your creations.

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