Community Art Studio

Come relax and be creative in our Community Art Studio!  Every Saturday, from 10am-12pm, we will provide the space and supplies for you and your family and friends to enjoy a making activity. Directions and an example will be provided for each activity, as well as a staff member to answer questions. Please plan on staying with your children, as this is not a drop-off class. These activities are free, suitable for all ages, and come and go. The projects will change monthly. 

Join us for September's Community Art Studio to create a personalized keychain for your back-to-school look. We will have a variety of beads for your making pleasure!


Come inside and beat the heat with August's Community Art Studio project! This month, we'll be making tissue paper suncatchers. Design your own or use our stencils to make a beautiful window decoration to celebrate the summer sun!


Join us for July's Community Art Studio and make a mask for summer play! You can use the circular cardboard template to make a lion, a sun, a flower or a creature of your own imagining. These sweet creations would also make fun wall hangings.


June's Community Art Studio project would make a whimsical and crafty Father's Day gift. Come help us trim down our egg carton supply and make a beautiful, colorful fish on a string for Dad or Grandpa. This craft is suitable for all ages, though count on helping younger hands with the carton cutting. If you want to see how it's done before you come in, here's a link to our instructional Creative Classroom video.


May's Community Art Studio project would make a great Mother's Day gift! Come and explore our beautiful wallpaper samples to make a paper vase for a Mother's Day (or May Day) bouquet. We will have embroidery thread and ribbon for embellishment. *You'll need to use your own plastic or glass bottle to slip inside your vase to make it functional.

For April's Community Art Studio we are putting out our growing collection of student-made foam stamps for some free wheelin' design play. Join us and print your own custom wrapping paper, greeting card, or frame-able art piece!
February's Community Art Studio project is an ode to springtime. Come and make a decorative block with blooms and bees made of felt and foam and beads and baubles! This little treasure could be placed on a bookshelf or hung on the wall.
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February's Community Art Studio project is a positive/negative space stencil painting inspired by Robert Indiana's iconic LOVE sculpture series. Your painting could be turned into a Valentine's Day card or gift, or kept and treasured for your own home. It's also just a fun process to experience with your art-loving loved ones.

January's Community Art Studio project is matchbox dream shrines. You can make it a place for treasure or for a miniature book of dreams. Turn it into a magnet for the fridge! Use magazine clippings, old maps, buttons, and bling to make this sweet shrine for your 2023 dreams. 

Matchbox Shrines

December's Community Art Studio project is a holiday card-making extravaganza! Come in and use our collection of holiday papers and rubber stamps to make some special, one-of-a-kind holiday cards to send to friends and family.

November's Community Art Studio project is I AM THANKFUL FOR ink and watercolor postcards. Come make some artwork that celebrates what you love and care about! You can keep the postcards as a reminder or send them off to loved ones.

Copy of Paint a Pumpkin

October's Community Art Studio project is spooky shadow puppets! Come make creatures that will cast big shadows just in time for Halloween, Samhain, and Day of the Dead storytelling!
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September's Community Art Studio project is whimsical paper tube characters! Come make an owl, a cactus, an elephant, or a lion! A monkey, a pig, a person, or a frog! These little creations can be turned into ornaments, a mobile, or even strung together to make a banner.

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