A Year in Arty Facts
October: "Cool Colors"
Explore how artists use tone, shade, and color mixing in their work, and create your own colorful art.
November: "Home Is Where the Art Is"
Art doesn’t just live in a museum. Take a peek Behind Closed Doors and into other places in the Museum to find out what makes a house a home.
December: "Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve"
Discover the world of wearable and usable art. Look at how artists design and construct artwork to wear and use in unexpected ways. Design your own art to display wherever you'd like—maybe even on yourself!
Note: Arty Facts will not meet on December 22 and 29.
January: "Mix It Up"
Artists combine, transform, and rearrange objects and ideas to create art in innovative ways. What can you mix up to show off your creativity?
February: "Powerful Forces"
Discover how art can be strong, smart, or clever, and then create your own powerful art.
March: "Amazing Animals"
Encounter Divine Felines, ferocious tigers, and powerful whales inside the Museum’s galleries, then let these creatures inspire the artist in you.
Explore how artists are inspired by their surroundings, indoors and out. Look at our period rooms and outdoor subjects—from skyscrapers to cascading waterfalls—to spark your imagination.
Note: Arty Facts will not meet on April 20.
May: "Inspiration Creation"
How do artists get their ideas? Learn how artists gather inspiration from their communities to create art. Get inspired to make your own artwork!
Note: Arty Facts will not meet on May 25.
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