The MAC is pleased to announce that we are launching Art Share, a series of online art activities for all ages to enjoy for free. Each month Camille DeMarco we will share new projects for your artists to create at home.
Share your creations with us by tagging the MAC on social media and using #ArtShareMAC!, or email us your photo and we will share it for you!
Coffee Filter Snowflakes
Coffee Filter Snowflakes inspired by the book Snowflake Bentley Read the book, Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, or watch this video: https://youtu.be/cEU1Qy3lItM. Objective: to be inspired by this wonderful children’s book about the beauty found in natural objects and create inspirational snowflakes of your own. Materials: Cup coffee filters Washable markers in cool colors…Read More →
Create Your Own God or Goddess
Objective: To learn about Greek mythology, and create a god or goddess of your own. History The Greeks had numerous gods and many stories and myths that surrounded them. Greek mythology consists of all the stories and tales about the Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes. Below are some of the major Greek gods. The Titans The…Read More →
Create a collage inspired by Alma Woodsey Thomas
Objective: To learn about African American artist Alma Woodsey Thomas, and create a collage that is inspired by her work. Art History: Photo by Ida Jervis; Alma Thomas papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Thomas was born in Columbus, Georgia, the oldest of four girls. In 1907, her family moved to Washington, D.C., seeking…Read More →
Make an Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Environmental Art Sculpture
Click the photo below to learn about Andy Goldsworthy and create an Environmental Art Sculpture! Take a photo of your Andy Goldsworthy-inspired art and share it with us by tagging the MAC on social media and using #ArtShareMAC, or email us your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will share it for you!Read More →
Color Lesson: Learn about color and create a winter landscape
Ages 8+ In this winter tree-inspired project students study the art element color. In this winter tree-inspired project students study the art element of Color. Materials Needed a pencil paper, watercolor is best but any kind will work paint, watercolor is best but acrylic will work also a brush water paper towels Step 1. Review…Read More →
If you have the book The Dot read it! If you don’t have it you can take it out of the library, or you can watch this video from Peter H. Reynolds, author of The Dot, then create your own dot art! What you’ll need: Paper Pencil Crayons Or Markers Or Watercolor paint Maybe a…Read More →