In response to the rapidly rising COVID-19 delta variant cases in Indian River County, and the recent local state of emergency issued, Museum Studios on August 28, September 25, and October 30 will be take-home Art Kits. There will be no in-person on-site activities in the studios. Please be assured the Museum will continue to monitor and follow the guidelines set forth by the CDC and adjust our protocols as necessary for the health and safety of our staff, faculty, and visitors. For updated information on visitor information and policies, please click here.
Last Saturday of the Month, 10am-1pm
Drop in, no registration required. FREE
Saturday, September 25
10am-1pm | Practice and Process
Learning about drawings and prints as part of artists’ process of making sculpture in the VBMA’s collection. Take-home Art Kits are available. FREE, No reservations needed. (There are no on-site activities in September).
Saturday, October 30 | 10am-1pm | Fun and Games
Dolls, amusement park rides, and more! Delight in childhood entertainments in the exhibition American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum and make your own related artwork project. Take-Home Art Kits are available for pick up. FREE. No reservations needed. (There are no on-site activities in October).
Saturday, November 27 | 10am-1pm | Storytelling in Art
Learn about some of the stories that inspired artworks from the exhibition American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum and create your own related artwork in the Museum Art School studios.
American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum is organized by the American Folk Art Museum, New York, with support provided by Art Bridges.
There is no Museum Studios on Saturday, December 25, 2021.
September 25 Museum Studios Art Kits include: looking guide on artists Hanneke Beaumont and Martin Puryear, art supplies to make your own drawing with paper and ablack oil pastel crayon, and art supplies to make your own sculpture with air dry clay and a sculpting tool.
Charles Carmel, Outer Row Jumper Horse, c. 1918, Paint on wood with glass jewels and glass eyes, 51 x 63 x 14 in, Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York, Gift from the collection of Larry and Gail Freels, 2020.1.4