Fall 2015 Live Creative Children's and Family Programs at Akron Art Museum

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The Live Creative pages feature the Akron Art Museum's Live Creative programs for families and children. Programs include Art Babes for ages 0-18 months, Story Times for All Ages, Creative Playdates for 0-5 year olds, Kids Studio Classes for ages 7-12, and Family Days. Find out more about the Akron Art Museum: www.AkronArtMuseum.org

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  • 11 | AKRON ART MUSEUM

    CREATIVE PLAYDATESThursdays 11:15 am 12:30 pmFor 0-5 year olds and their grown-ups

    Little ones learn best through intuitive, open-ended play that truly feeds their senses. Follow your childs natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process of art in many forms. Stretch your imagination, meet new friends and create a masterpiece to carry home!

    Build a City Thursday, September 3

    The Big DrawThursday, October 1

    Under the Sea Thursday, November 5

    Snowy Days Thursday, December 3

    FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration required at AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

    Creative Playdates are made possible with support from the Robert O. & Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

    fAMILY DAYSFor all ages and their grown-ups

    Trick or Treat on South High St.Thursday, October 29th 5 8 pm

    Break out your costume early and trek to the museum for a night of

    art-making fun and surprises. Trick-or-Treat in the galleries, create

    monsterpieces and show off your creepy costume.

    FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration required at

    AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

    Island of Misfit ToysSunday, December 6th11:30 1 pm, 1:30 3 pm or 3:30 5 pm

    Bring your unwanted, misfit toys to the museum for a googly-eyed

    make over. Bash, bend, drill, and glue to transform old toys into a

    one-of-a-kind sculpture. Then, experience an artful performance in

    the auditorium.

    There is no charge for this event, but we ask that each family brings one

    new, unwrapped toy to donate to children in need. Registration required

    at AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

    Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation, the R.C.

    Musson & Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation, and George and Sue Klein.

    LIVE CREATIVE

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    KIDS STUDIO CLASSESSaturdays 1 3 pmRecommended for ages 7-12

    Venture beyond the typical classroom offerings and explore

    unique materials, wacky processes, and extraordinary

    artworks, just like a professional artist.

    Op Art CrazinessSaturday, September 12

    Freeze Frame Saturday, October 10

    Selfie Portraits Saturday, November 7

    PRINT PARTYSaturday, December 12

    FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Parents are

    welcome but not required to stay. Registration required at

    AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

    Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the

    Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

    ART TALESThursdays 11:15 am 12:30 pmFor all ages and their grown-ups.

    Engage your budding book enthusiast in an interactive

    storytelling experience where art and tale become one through

    song, rhyme and images. After the book ends, stretch your

    imagination with hands-on art making activities and play.

    Punk Farm Thursday, September 17

    BABY BeardS!Thursday, October 15

    Geometric AbstractionsThursday, November 19

    Going on a Bear Hunt Thursday, December 17

    FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration

    required at AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call

    330.376.9186.

    Story Time is made possible with support from the Robert O. and

    Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

    ART BABESAM Sessions: 11:15 am 12 pmPM Sessions: 1 1:45 pmFor 0-18 month olds and their grown-ups

    Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. Exploring sensory activities related to color, texture, light and sound will awaken your babys curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.

    Sound Exploration Thursday, September 24

    Sensory Play Thursday, October 22

    Texture Painting Wednesday, November 18

    Winter Crawl Wednesday, December 16

    FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration required at AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

    Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.