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Creativity Care Kits

Creativity Care Kits will be available Saturdays during August and September while supplies last and will be given to those who request them from Visitor Services. Each package includes a variety of media, including paper, pipe cleaners, tissue paper, and sequins.

On the second Saturday of every month through Spring 2021, the Museum will offer virtual Family Days, sharing projects that use materials from the kits as well as many more on the website and on the YouTube page.

Share the projects you make by tagging @akronartmuseum on social media.

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Collections Inspire Creativity

Engage with Art. Be surprised and delighted. Hone your observational skills. Be Inspired.

Play with Artmaking

Learn new skills. Find new ways to communicate. Enjoy Making Art.

Easy Studios

Drawing Game–Art Dice

Drawing can feel scary. This game helps you loosen up your style or just have fun. How do you play? Print out the three dice. Fold and glue them together. Grab some colored pencils or markers. Find a few sheets of paper. Roll the dice. DRAW. If you’re with a friend, guess what they drew. OR Challenge them to draw something Download the Art Dice. MuseumGames are made possible by PNC with additional support from Acme Fresh Market, the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of

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Try This: Pipecleaner Prints

Pipecleaners can make an interesting repeat geometric pattern for prints. What You Need: paper, cardboard, pipecleaners, and ink Try this?

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Virtual Family Day: Mark-Making

Everyone wants to make their mark on life. Learning to express yourself on paper is one way to do just that. Explore many ways to draw, paint, and make your own mark. Along with the many mark-making exercises this month, this PDF offers more drawing exercises. Drawing without a Pencil When you think of drawing, you might assume you need a pencil. There are many types of drawings that don’t need a writing utensil at all. You can rip the paper with your hand. This

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Advanced Studios

Animal Abstraction

Feeling a bit stuck? Need a diversion? Your pets can be a source of creativity. No pet? What about your plants? Yourself? Anything can be the start of an abstract masterpiece. Most phones allow you to change the colors of images and draw on pictures. Can you create an abstract masterpiece from an image of your pet? Post your best creations and tag us @akronartmuseum #animalabstraction Here are some samples to get you thinking.

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Drawing Day

If you’ve ever written your name on a piece of paper, you’re prepared to learn to draw.

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Try This: Kintsukuroi

Repairs can be beautiful if you try this Japanese traditional craft.

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