Education

On this page you will find activities for connecting with works from our collection and recent exhibitions, prompts for writing exercises, and more. Explore and share your creations using #UKArtMuseum.

Create

Pull out your favorite pencils or paints and get creative with UK Art Museum prompts based on works in our permanent collection! Download an activity below to print at home. Explore and share your creations using #UKArtMuseum.

Finish the Image

Color it In

Play

Play art-themed games and other creative thinking exercises based on pieces from the UK Art Museum's collection and recent exhibitions. Download an activity below to print at home. Explore and share your creations using #UKArtMuseum.

Word Search

Spot the Difference

Write

These writing prompts use artworks from the UK Art Museum's collection and recent exhibitions as starting points for creating your own stories, poems, and interpretations. Explore and share your creations using #UKArtMuseum.

Write Angles

Museum of Muses 

Artist Susan King created a Museum of Muses with images of artists and writers who inspire her. Who would be in your museum of muses? Answer the following questions in the form of a short essay or story. Make drawings and find photos to illustrate your words. 

  • Who are the people who inspire you?
  • Why?
  • What do you know about them? (You may want to search online)
  • What can you do to be more like them? 
Image of exhibit in gallery
Museum of Muses
Susan King, Museum of Muses, assembled 2019, postcards and images 
Second shelf, far right: Susan E. King, Waiting, MUSE from the Photo Bio Series, 2009 
Fourth shelf, middle: Susan E. King & Rachel Barclay, A Very Valentine, 1989, letterpress printing and thread, poem by Gertrude Stein, 1922 

 

 

 

Created 07/01/2021
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Last Updated 08/19/2021