Art is important for growing and creative minds! Let your kids express themselves in our workshops and classes. Many of our classes are on a rolling admission and some are drop-in to offer a bit of flexibility for busy lives. Have any questions? Call Deb Smook, the Education Director at (508) 961-3072
The Great Pumpkin Workshop
Sunday October 21, 2018
$2 per pumpkin
Get into the Halloween spirit by painting or carving your own pumpkin! Need inspiration? Artists will be on-hand to help! Visit NBAM/Artworks on Sunday, October 21 between 1:30pm and 2:30pm to create your unique pumpkin. Pre-registration requested for this workshop, sign up HERE
LITERACY THROUGH THE ARTS
Ages (0-3) Every Wednesday, 1:30-3:00 Free!
Come join the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! at the Family Engagement Center at Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School for our weekly Early Literacy Program! Children read, dance, sing, and make art with inspiration from a different book each week.
An adult care giver is required to attend.
September 5th – Book: by Hannah Hoose and Philip Hoose. Letter of the Week: A. Art Activity: Decorated egg carton ant and decorated paper ant. Activity: Ant Poem and “Trail of Ants” scissor practice.
September 12th – Book: “How Do Apples Grow?” by Besty Maestro Letter of the Week: A. Numbers of the Week: 1 -10. Art Activity: Use apples as stamps with paint. Activity: Learning about buoyancy with apples. Game: Apple Tree Match.
September 19th – Book: “Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin” by Tad Hills
Letter of the Week: P. Art Activity: Paint your Pumpkin! Activity: Scavenger Hunt.
September 26th – Book: “Pumpkin Circle” by George Levenson
Letter of the Week: P. Shape of the Week: Triangle. Art Activity: Paint your Pumpkin! Activity: What’s Inside my Pumpkin? Planting pumpkin seeds.
Family CLay DROP-IN
Weekly drop-in clay classes begin again on September 15th! Pay as you go. Parents welcome to join in!
Students learn basic hand-building and wheel throwing techniques to create sculptures and vessels.
$22 members/$25 non members per child.
Operating much like a bookmobile, the 2 purple vans, each with 2 experienced art educators, engage low-income children with fun educational art activities at 20 New Bedford community sites for 7 weeks during July and August.
Find out if the artMobile if we’re coming to your neighborhood this summer!
Click HERE to download a PDF of our 2018 summer schedule.