Decorate, weave, and fold paper to create samurai kimonos. Paint pictures where people, flowers, and animals dance and fly!
Meet turtles face-to-face and learn their importance in the food web. Create your own diorama as you explore the enchanting world of coral reefs and the fascinating creatures that depend on them.
We will pack up the lab and visit the shores of the Connecticut River at the Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge and hike the trails at the Fort River Wildlife Refuge for additional up close encounters with the natural world.
Using the museums’ collections and special exhibitions such as Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Samurai Heroes as our primary focus, students will create artwork from many types of subject matter.
Lessons will focus on the fundamental elements of line, composition, proportion, spatial relationships, perspective, volume, light and shadow, and foreshortening.
Explore new and exciting treasures in art, history and science. Visit live animal exhibits and learn about creatures of the sea.
Learn how to research your ancestry using the extensive resources available including genealogical websites. You’ll learn a great deal about researching, but keep in mind – it’s not all on the Internet!
Both the novice and serious writer will find a comfortable spot in this group. Participants work with memoir, personal essay, poetry, short stories, novels, or just a creative exploration with words.
All the fundamentals of oil painting will be covered–from canvas preparation to composition, color mixing and paint application.
Why preserve our family stories and life experiences? How do we capture and preserve our legacies to share with others?