Kids & Families

Art Babes - Cognitive Games with a Cardboard Box

November 15, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 am

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Stretch out your visit with a wee-art project accompanied by feeding, changing and dozing in our family-friendly classroom studio.

Art Babes - Cognitive Games with a Cardboard Box

November 15, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Art Babes - Cognitive Games with a Cardboard Box

Best for ages 0 – 12 months and their grown-ups

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Park the stroller and cozy up in the gallery for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, catchy tunes and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships. Crying babies welcome! Stretch out your visit with a wee-art project accompanied by feeding, changing and dozing in our family-friendly classroom studio.

$5/members, $10/non-member child.
Registration required. Click the link / button below to register online or call 330.376.9186.

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Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. & Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Tots Create: Spools N' Bobbins Textile Sampling

December 1, 2018, 10:30 am – 12 pm

Wee creatives crave active learning experiences that stretch the way they interpret the world around them. Guided by an early childhood art educator, children explore the elements of art both at the work table and through movement, simple games and stories.

Tots Create: Spools N' Bobbins Textile Sampling

December 1, 2018, 10:30 am – 12 pm

Tots Create: Spools N' Bobbins Textile Sampling

Best for ages 3-5 and their grown-ups.

Wee creatives crave active learning experiences that stretch the way they interpret the world around them. Guided by an early childhood art educator, children explore the elements of art both at the work table and through movement, simple games and stories. Jumpstart your Saturday with curiosity, process-play and networking with other inspiring kids. Dress for messy fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

$5/member child, $10/nonmember child. *Registration required.

Tots Create is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Kid's Studio: Scrap Wrap Sculpture

December 1, 2018, 1 – 3 pm

Aspiring artists need opportunities to question, make mistakes and test ideas. Guided by a practicing studio artist-educator, students engage with contemporary art up close then funnel personal responses into inspiring oops, wows and what-ifs in the studio.

Kid's Studio: Scrap Wrap Sculpture

December 1, 2018, 1 – 3 pm

Kid's Studio: Scrap Wrap Sculpture

Best for ages 6 – 10

Aspiring artists need opportunities to question, make mistakes and test ideas. Guided by a practicing studio artist-educator, students engage with contemporary art up close then funnel personal responses into inspiring oops, wows and what-ifs in the studio. Inventiveness using unique materials and exploring the creative process of art-making are key components to our studio experience. Caregivers welcome to participate but not required to stay.

$5/member child, $10/nonmember child. *Registration required.

Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation and the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Kid's Creative Playdate: Jazz and Geometry Color Jam

December 6, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday. Imaginative potential is something we’re all born with and giving children permission to make meaningful messes is the foundation for big ideas. Make a date to celebrate your child’s creative potential.

Kid's Creative Playdate: Jazz and Geometry Color Jam

December 6, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Kid's Creative Playdate: Jazz and Geometry Color Jam

Best for ages 12 months - 5 years and their grown-ups. (siblings welcome)

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday. Imaginative potential is something we’re all born with and giving children permission to make meaningful messes is the foundation for big ideas. Make a date to celebrate your little scribbler’s creative potential. This program is a sensory-rich, open-ended experience that involves testing out unconventional methods for making a single object of wonder or collaboration with friends. Art smocks provided.

Free for member s, $10/nonmember child. *Registration required.

Creative Playdates are made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Kid's After-School Mind Unwind: Draw and Stitch Dreamscape

December 13, 2018, 4 - 6 PM

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to express themselves and unwind. We’re tech-free with a quality-time-together guarantee!

Kid's After-School Mind Unwind: Draw and Stitch Dreamscape

December 13, 2018, 4 - 6 PM

Kid's After-School Mind Unwind: Draw and Stitch Dreamscape

Best for ages 5-12 and their grown-ups

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to express themselves and unwind. We’re tech-free with a quality-time-together guarantee! Hang out with other young visionaries and learn how to develop lifelong positive habits of the mind with fun, energizing art experiences. Don’t settle for bored and tired, get inspired! Every 2nd Free Thursday.

Free. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

After-School Mind Unwind is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Island of Misfit Toys:Toy-Building Workshop

December 16, 2018, 11:30 am – 1 pm, 1:30 – 3 pm, 3:30 – 5 pm

If you dream of engineering something old into something new, our trove of misfit toys is waiting here f or you! Visit our unique maker’s space where kids are encouraged to bash, bend, drill and glue, transforming pieces and par ts of broken toys into upcycled one-of-a-kind sculptures.

Island of Misfit Toys:Toy-Building Workshop

December 16, 2018, 11:30 am – 1 pm, 1:30 – 3 pm, 3:30 – 5 pm

Island of Misfit Toys:Toy-Building Workshop

Multiple session times:
11:30 am – 1 pm
1:30 – 3 pm
3:30 – 5 pm

If you dream of engineering something old into something new, our trove of misfit toys is waiting here f or you! Visit our unique maker’s space where kids are encouraged to bash, bend, drill and glue, transforming pieces and par ts of broken toys into upcycled one-of-a-kind sculptures.

Free; however, please bring one new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots. Gallery admission is free for members and children (age 17 and under). Adults must be accompanied by a child. *Registration required. Choose one session.

Family Days are made possible by the presenting sponsor PNC with additional support from the R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation and the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Art Babes: Baby Boogie: Rhythm and Pattern Play

December 20, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 am

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers.

Art Babes: Baby Boogie: Rhythm and Pattern Play

December 20, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Art Babes: Baby Boogie: Rhythm and Pattern Play

Best for ages 0-12 months and their grown-ups

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships. Happy babbles and crying are welcome! After class, make time for coffee talk and play a while in our baby-friendly space.

$5/member child, $10/nonmember child. *Registration required.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

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