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Follow that line all the way to The Hyde!!

Tours for Tots is a morning program for guardians and children ages 3 to 5. Explore the Museum’s permanent collection or exhibitions with age-appropriate gallery and art-making activities introducing young children to big ideas in art.

10:30 am Thursday, November 7

Lines wiggle, zag, and stretch reeeeaaaallllly long. Can we move our bodies like a line in Picasso, Braque & Léger? At this week’s Tours for Tots, the group will read Follow the Line by Laura Ljungkvist and then head to the Art Studio to create line drawings.

 

 

10:30 am Thursday, November 14

Quilts keep us warm, collect our cherished memories, and are works of art. This week, the group will read Mooshka, A Quilt Story by Julie Paschkis, then each child will create his or her own quilted squares.

 

 

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active in France, 1881-1973), L’Homme au Chapeau (Man with a Hat), 1914,
etching 6.8 x 5.5 cm, Anonymous Loan, © Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York, Estate of Pablo Picasso, Paris, France

10:30 am Thursday, November 21

Can you make a drawing of a man in a hat from many points of view? Can we create a face that looks one way, but also another? This Tours for Tots, we will explore the Cubist prints of Picasso and Braque. The group will read a special story created by Hyde educator Keri Dudek. In the Art Studio, the children will play and create musical chairs still life.