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.
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
- Keith Haring, Untitled, 1985
- Roy Lichtenstein, Temple, 1964
- Peter Max, Movement East, 1977
- Janis Karlis Sternbergs, Mechanized Domestics, 1969
- Tsuyoshi Yayanagi, Kaleidoscope, 1971
- American, Pomegranate Quilt, 1843, quilted and appliqued cotton.
- Ann Tower, The Tulip Bed, 1991, acrylic on canvas.
- Lina Tharsing, Goodlett's Studio, 2021, oil on canvas.
- Edward Fisk, Mary Daniel, 1938, oil on canvas.
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.
Spot the Difference
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.
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?
- What do you know about them? (You may want to search online)
- What can you do to be more like them?
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