kite crafting in family art studio

Photo by Timothy Norris

Family Programs

Family Art Studio

Regular schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday
Special summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, June 25–September 4

About the Program

Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions. Reinforcing the values of collaboration, community, and caring for the world around us, projects will ignite the imaginations of your family members, whether they are 2 or 102!

June 4–26: Chasing Dreams Kites—Inspired by the stories of courage and resilience told in the exhibition Chasing Dreams, create a kite and decorate it with your own hopes and dreams to fly wherever the wind takes you this summer.

June 28–July 10: Skirball Succulent Society—Join the club! Design a planter from repurposed materials and learn how drought-resistant succulents can grow and thrive at home.

July 12–24: Hero Dolls—Inspired by the courageous stories of baseball heroes in the summer exhibitions, construct a soft sculptural figure of someone you admire using yarn, fabric, and repurposed materials.

July 26–August 7: Game On!—Imagine, design, and build your very own game to play with family and friends!

August 9–21: Trophies—Using repurposed materials, make a trophy that recognizes a distinctive quality or skill about you or someone you know.

August 23–September 4: Community Mobiles—Create a mobile out of repurposed materials that celebrates the people of your neighborhood, including you and your family.

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