Summer Family Art Days 2018
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