Summer Family Art Days 2018

Most Saturdays June 16 - August 25
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Admission Information:

Free, donations are appreciated

Children and families create fun-tastic works with local artists at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art.  Family Arts Days are a summertime island tradition, where local artists teach island crafts in a fresh outdoor setting. For children ages 12 and under accompanied by their family.

Materials will be provided for captivating, hands-on projects, resulting in colorful creations to take home.  Many of the projects relate to the current First Nation exhibitions at SJIMA throughout the summer.

Art & Dates:

June 16 - Collages inspired by Conversations Inspired By Gee’s Bend with geometries, fabric and paper art.

June 23  - Human Interest Paintings based on the art of Horace Pippin in acrylics.

June 30 - Folk Flags from Haiti, using fabric, paper, and sequins.

July 7 - Jamaican  Carnival Crowns, a 3-D mixed media assembly.

July 14 - Stories of African Carvings, portraits in relief in Plaster of Paris.

July 21 - Sacred Signs Alphabet, you are challenged to create a 266 letter alphabet,  mixed media.    

July 28 - Bountiful Harvest. Haitian market painting in tempera and acrylic, 

August 4 - Out of Africa. Wire and paper collages derived from Picasso’s and Calder Beasties.

August 11 - Jungle Animals Tell Their Stories in a 3-D papercraft.

August 25 - Fusion of Cultures Doll Making, fabric, yarns and ribbon.

Sponsored by Jay and Suzy Wakefield