Three-Day "At Home with Art at Hill-Stead" Workshop for Kids, Hillstead Museum, Tuesday, 30. July 2019

At Home with Art
Spark the Imagination of Creative Kids!Each day’s activities begin with a visit to the historic rooms of the museum to gather inspiration and learn about artistic techniques from the exceptional architecture and the extraordinary collection of paintings, pastels, sculpture, prints and ceramics inside. At home with Art uses Hill-Stead Museum as an expanded art , students will create their own works of art, experimenting hands-on while they work with the help of experienced educators. Geared for ages 7-11.
Week Three: Printmaking
Geared for kids ages 6-11
Through the centuries, people have been able to collect art and learn about it through prints andetchings. Many of the Impressionist artists who painted pieces in Hill-Stead’s collection studied Japaneseprintmaking for its fresh approach to composition. The Popes loved all kinds of prints and they collectedan amazing array of styles and subject matter. Students will learn more about Hill-Stead’s prints and willpractice various printing methods like monoprint, relief printing and Lino print to create copies of theirown original artwork.
We now offer flexible registration with a 3-day and 5-day option.
Week Four: Book Arts
Geared for kids ages 6-11
Participants will start out by stretching their imaginations by visiting Hill-Stead’s library, which has more than 3,300 books about poetry, novels, illustrated books, atlases and more. Then they will become an author and illustrator as they try different writing and illustrative techniques while creating their own book. Hill-Stead’s nature, art, and historical collections will fuel the students’ imagination as they produce their own literary adventures.
We now offer flexible registration with a 3-day and 5-day option.
Week Five: Impressionist Art
Geared for kids ages 6-11
During this final week of At Home with Art, participants will have the chance to explore the world of Impressionist art with our museums extensive collection and learn the techniques used by the artists. Let your kids set their imagination free with bright colors and loose brush strokes to create their very own Impressionist art among the inspiration of some of the most famous artists such as Monet and Degas.
We now offer flexible registration with 3-day or 5-day option.
*An early drop‐off at 8:30 a.m. is available for an additional $10 per day.
For more information visit or call 860.677.4787 Ext. 133.

Three-Day "At Home with Art at Hill-Stead" Workshop for Kids

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