Clubhouse | Hands-On House

If you are planning to play in the museum before or after your class, don’t forget to sign-up for a visit time here!  Capacity limitations are still in place due to COVID-19 and class registration does not reserve a time slot. 

 

September
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October
Ages 3-10 (unless otherwise noted)
See class listings for pricing
Class cost not included in museum admission
Welcome to the Clubhouse Art Studio, a place for learning, self-expression and fun! In Art Studio classes, led by our Art Education Coordinator, children will learn a range of art skills and techniques and have the chance to explore a multitude of media including painting, ceramics, printmaking and more. Space is limited. Advance registration is required.
Leaf Prints

Fall is on its way! What better way to celebrate the changing seasons then with colorful leaf artwork!

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 2
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gustav Klimt owls

Gustav Klimt, a symbolist painter, loved working with gold leaf in his paintings. For this class we will be referencing his style as we use gold paint to create a regal Fall owl. 

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 7
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Matisse Prints

Today we will be creating prints inspired by the work of Henri Matisse, a famous painter who loved the emotional power curving lines, strong brushwork, and vibrant colors.

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 9
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Felt Forest

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are changing, we’re really in the Fall season! Let’s celebrate by crafting our own colorful fall forest in art class.

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Monday, September 12
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Van Gogh Sunflowers

In this class, we’ll be pulling inspiration from the famous Van Gogh Sunflower painting. We’ll use a variety of materials to create stunning sunflowers of our own.

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 14
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Watercolor Owl

Have you ever seen an owl in real life? How about in pictures? Well, you’ll known then the owls’ feathers have an earthy tone to them that blend in with their surroundings (it’s called camouflage). But, for the fun of it, we’re going to make colorful owls in class with watercolor paint!

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 16
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Painted Paper Forest

In this class we’ll be using colorful paints and paper to craft a beautiful fall-inspired forest.

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Monday, September 19
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pastel Pumpkins

Happy Fall!! To celebrate the official start to the season we’ll be using pastels to create a festive pumpkin!

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 21
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tim Burton

Tim Burton has an iconic art style…we’ve seen it across films like The Nightmare Before Christmas and James & The Giant Peach. But have you ever taken notice to the styling of his trees? In this class we will be creating our own Tim Burton-inspired trees!

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 23
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Clay Pumpkins

More pumpkin fun this week! We’re so excited to be using clay to craft unique and creative pumpkin art. These little clay creations will be perfect for seasonal decorating and display!

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Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Monday, September 26
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Story Stretchers Logo
For ages 2-6 with an adult
Included with daily museum admission
Free for members
Listen to a story in the Clubhouse! Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged! Younger and older siblings are welcome, but please register every child attending for our head count! Walk-ins will be accepted until session is full.
The Apple Pie Tree
By Zoe Hall

September is apple picking season and the time is “ripe” for a story about apples. A young girl describes how her apple tree changes with the seasons. Then she tells how she turned those apples into a delicious apple pie.

Classes are free with admission!

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Tuesday, September 6
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Farmer Brown Goes Round and Round
By Teri Sloat

Farmer Brown heard thunder drumming. Lightning flashed; the air was drumming. “Look out” he cried “a twister’s coming!” The twister’s tail came dancing down and whisked the rooster, cat, and hound into the air with Farmer Brown! But when they landed safe and sound, the animals’ sounds turned upside down! Listen to this fun story and make a clucking hen of your own.

Classes are free with admission!

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Tuesday, September 13
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Who Took the Farmer’s Hat?
By Joan Nodset

The Farmer had a hat, an old brown hat. Oh, how he loved that old brown hat! But then the wind blew that hat right off the farmer’s head. The farmer ran fast, but the wind went faster. Where could his hat be? Listen to this fun story and learn about and experiment with wind.

Classes are free with admission!

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Tuesday, September 20
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Fall Mixed Up!
By Bob Raczka

Fall is all mixed up in this silly story. You’ll be laughing out loud at all the craziness! Can you help find the mistakes in the words and pictures and help correct them in this book about Fall?

Classes are free with admission!

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Tuesday, September 27
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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