Summer 2016 Live Creative Children's and Family Programs at the Akron Art Museum

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These pages feature the Akron Art Museum's Live Creative programs for families and children. Programs include Art Babes for ages 0-18 months, Art Tales for All Ages, Tots Create programs for ages 2-3, Creative Playdates for 0-5 year olds, Kids Studio Classes for ages 7-12, and Family Days for all ages. Find out more about the Akron Art Museum: www.AkronArtMuseum.org Register to attend a program at www.AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration

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    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 feeds their senses. Follow your childs natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process. Stretch your imagination, meet new friends and create a masterpiece to carry home!

    Paper Pulp-Palooza Thursday, June 2

    Inventive Sound Collage Thursday, July 7

    Whimsical Garden CREATURESThursday, August 4

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

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

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

    Engage your tiny book lover in an interactive storytelling experience where art and story become one through song, rhyme and imagery. After the book ends, well keep the story going with related art activities in the lobby.

    Musical Mix-Ups Thursday, June 16

    A Curious CAMPOUT Thursday, July 21

    Messages in the MailboxThursday, August 18

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

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

    fAMILY DAYS: GARDEN FESTSaturday, July 23 1 3 pm

    For all ages and their grown-ups

    Bring a picnic blanket and some friends for a creative artventure

    under the sun. Stretch your imagination by building bird houses in

    our grassy studio space, baking mud pies in our kitchen garden and

    painting with natural wildflower pigments.

    FREE museum admission and activities. No registration required.

    For more information go to AkronArtMuseum.org/calendar or call 330.3

    76.9186.

    Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation, th

    e R.C.

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

    Klein.

    LIVE CREATIVE

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  • ART BABESAM Sessions: 11:15 am 12 pm

    PM 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. Explore sensory activities related

    to color, texture, light and sound that will awaken your

    babys curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding

    experience.

    Mirror Play and SelfiE discovery Thursday, June 30

    Tear It Up: Babies Explore Paper Thursday, July 28

    Wobble and Pop! Action Reaction Games for Baby Thursday, August 25

    $10/member child, $15/non-member child. Registration required.*

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

    Orr Family Foundation.

    TOTS CREATeSaturdays 10:30 am 12 pmRecommended for 2s and 3s, and their grown-ups.

    Little hands need to be creative, too! Toddlers explore different

    mediums, textures, colors and shapes, while making a beautiful

    mess. Dig in and discover a multisensory experience while

    fostering your tiny artists independence and imagination!

    Wild and Pulpy Seed Collage Saturday, June 25

    Rock N RolI PolI Bug SculptureSaturday, July 9

    Beautiful Pieces and Parts: Garden ART from JunkSaturday, August 13

    $10/member child, $15/non-member child. Registration required.*

    Tots Create is made possible with support from the

    Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

    KIDS STUDIOThursdays 1 3 pmRecommended for ages 7-12

    School may be out but summer classes at the Akron Art Museum are definitely in! Join our teaching artists to explore allkinds of new ideas, techniques, and materials.

    Just Press Print Thursday, June 9

    Say Cheese: Photo Portraits Thursday, June 23

    Summer Vacation: Travel Treasures Thursday, August 11

    Land Art: Take it Outside! Thursday, August 25$10/member child, $15/non-member child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Registration required.*

    School of Rock Every Thursday in July 1 3 pm(four consecutive weekly classes)Recommended for ages 7-12

    Singers and drummers arent the only artists in the world of rock. There are album covers, posters, and t-shirts to be designed! Well get inspired by the Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopiaexhibition then put our musical and visual talents center stageto create rock and roll masterpieces. This month long music-inspired art camp will leave you feeling like a rock star.

    $40/member child, $60/non-member child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Registration required.*

    Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

    *Register at AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration or call 330.376.9186.

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