Make & Take Art

1- 3 pm
$5 per family for MMofA Members | $10 per family for Not-Yet Members

Pre-register or walk in to get creative with MMofA’s Make & Take. In this class, we will explore a variety of art materials, processes, and techniques inspired by artists currently on view. Join us for a session in the studio for an opportunity to explore art materials and get creative with MMofA.

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.


Thursday, June 6, 2024: Kitchen Sink Screen Prints

This week in Make and Take Studio, visitors are inspired by artist on view Ida Kohlmeyer’s Mythic Print in designing their own screen print using an every day grocery store material – freezer paper! This easy process is family friendly and chemical free. Join us to explore screen printing and abstract art by creating your own printed image layering a variety of colors, shapes and lines to design your image.


Thursday, June 13, 2024: Exploring Primaries and Paints

This week in Make and Take Studio, visitors are inspired by artist on view Harold Shapinsky’s use of color and shape in creating a painting on paper. Visitors will be guided in instruction exploring color mixing and composition in creating a unique painting.


Thursday, June 20, 2024: Drawing in Chalk

Join us this week in our Make and Take Studio class for guided instruction on drawing with chalk pastels. Visitors are inspired by artist on view Hobson Pittman’s Flower Still Life with Blue Vase in creating a drawing exploring chalk pastel techniques. Visitors will be guided in instruction exploring color mixing and composition in creating a unique drawing.


Thursday, July 11, 2024: Post War Inspired Prints

Join us this week in our Make and Take Studio class for guided instruction to create a foam relief print inspired by the design elements seen in fashion, textiles, and home décor throughout the 1930’s-1950’s. Visitors will explore geometric and organic designs made popular in Post WWII fashion and textiles to create their own foam printed artwork on paper.