Join us on June 10 for a special tour presented in conjunction with the National Museum of Racing, just in time for The Belmont Stakes! Learn more

Artful Afternoons explores portraits, prints, and mysteries

2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 8

Have you ever drawn a face and thought, “Something is just not right!”? Learn the proportions of a portrait and create an artwork of yourself or someone close to you.


2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 15

In Hyde House, the Museum has tapestries with mysterious scenes. What is the story behind them? What kind of mixed-up animals are there? We will find out, then create mysterious weavings in the Art Studio.




2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 22

Dox Thrash invented the Carborundum Mezzotint process. It is a type of printmaking in which the light areas are wiped from a dark ground. We will use the subractive painting technique to further examine Thrash’s printmaking method.




2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 29

Francisco Goya created The Caprichos as a commentary on the society in which he lived. He saw people not treating their fellow neighbors with kindness. What do you do to spread kindness? How can we let others know we appreciate them? Join us for a group project to encourage kindness.