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Explore Art with Your Little At Home

Updated: Jul 9, 2020

If your Little is interest in art, here are some resources you can enjoy together despite being apart. From art activities to museum tours, check out these creative hangout ideas!

  1. Children can use the JourneyMaker tool from the Art Institute of Chicago to create a personalized tour through the museum.

  2. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art offers free online courses, lectures on demand and articles, and behind-the-scenes stories from the museum's blog.

  3. The Getty in Los Angeles posted "5 Ideas to Stay Creative,” featuring drawing assignments inspired by items in its vast art collection.

  4. The Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, OK, has been posting educational videos on YouTube with art lessons, tours and even singalong.

  5. The Metropolitan Museum of Art features a MetKids page with fun videos, digital tours, a time machine, and more!

  6. PBNify is a free site that allows you to upload any image, select a color palette, select your color palette, and the image will be converted to a paint by number template you can print and paint or color!

  7. Perfect for teens and adults! You've seen them in our galleries, and now's your chance to create your very own Edward Hopper artworks! Download these coloring pages based on Hopper paintings and drawings in the Whitney's collection, then flex your creativity as you decide whether to recreate the artist's beloved color palettes or make new ones that are all your own.

  8. 15 July for Middle School and July 22 for Highschool Teens 15-18 yrs: The Metropolitan Museum organizes online a creative collage workshops. Free but advance registration required.

  9. The Children’s Museum of Manhattan instituted CMOM at Home, a daily series with themes — from Magical Monday, Move & Groove Tuesday, Artsy Thursday and Feel Good Friday, to Surprise Sunday — and related projects and videos. The over 80 selections now online include instructions for doing a dinosaur march with the musician Laurie Berkner and saying hello in multiple languages with the organization Callaloo Kids. Really fun especially for the younger Littles:

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