Drawing for Tweens – Dec. PM Session

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

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Drawing for Tweens Registration -7 December PM

Sign up below for this month's Drawing for Tweens afternoon session from 1:00 - 2:30 PM.
  • Note: If you are registering more than one child, please fill out a separate online registration form for EACH CHILD.

 

Drawing in the Galleries

Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary.

Drawing in the Galleries

Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary.

Art Adventures – October PM Session

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided.

James Brooks
American, 1906 – 1992
Bozrah, 1965
oil on canvas
Gift of Julian and Elizabeth Eisenstein, 2002.11

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Art Adventures Registration - 19 Oct. 2019 PM

Sign up below for the afternoon session of Art Adventures.
  • Note: If you are registering more than one child, please fill out a separate online registration form for EACH CHILD.

 

Drawing for Tweens – October AM Session

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

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Drawing for Tweens Registration -19 October AM

Sign up below for this month's Drawing for Tweens morning session from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.
  • Note: If you are registering more than one child, please fill out a separate online registration form for EACH CHILD.

Art Adventures – Binary Code Unplugged

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Participants will create binary code accessories inspired by the Intergalactic Soul: Project Lhaxx installation.

 

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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NEW! Art Adventures 10 August 2019 – Late PM Session

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Participants will create woven masterpieces inspired by the summer exhibition Way Out West: Celebrating the Gift of the Hugh A. McAllister Jr. Collection

Navajo Rug
c. 1920
textile
38 x 60 inches
TC 486.3

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Art Adventures AM Session – 18 May 2019

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. May’s session will be inspired by the UNC MFA 2019 show, Sacred Wasteland. Participants will create collaborative still-life pieces using india ink and watercolors.

Chieko Murasugi
American and Canadian, born 1957
Vertical selections from the series Ikebana, 2018
acrylic, ink and nori (dried seaweed) on Arches paper
Lent by the artist, L2019.12.1.1-.12

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Drawing for Tweens (PM Session)

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

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Drawing for Tweens (AM Session)

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

RSVP: