Art Museum - Family

Family Day Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

Join Liz Swanson, UK associate professor of architecture, for a collaborative drawing session utilizing her new accordion-style publication, Wondrous Things. It is a lively children’s book to read on one side, and an interactive coloring book on the other. We’ll provide materials; you bring family members and friends to help fill in the continuous landscape design.

image: Wondrous Things bookcover

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Family Day Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12:00pm

Family Day Workshop
12-1 pm

Using our current exhibitions for inspiration, we will explore elements of collage, weaving, and erasing. We’ll provide the materials, you bring family members and a playful spirit. In partnership with Jarah Jones and ARTplay Children’s Studio.

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Family Day Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 12:00pm

Using our current exhibitions for inspiration, we will explore elements of collage, weaving, and erasing. We’ll provide the materials; you bring family members and a playful spirit. In partnership with Jarah Jones and ARTplay Children’s Studio.

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Family Day

Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Join the young artists whose works are featured in the Kid’s Table exhibition for a discussion of their favorite foods and art-making experiences. Special thanks to Jarah Jones at ARTplay Children’s Studio and Georgia Henkel at Sayre School for their help in creating this exhibition.

From Scratch: Pie Contest

Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

Calling all bakers! We are hosting a pie contest on Saturday, August 3.
Chair of Department of Arts Administration and ribbon-winning baker Rachel Shane presides over the award ceremony for our pie contest, a friendly competition in association with our Off the Menu: Looking at Food exhibition. Come meet the bakers and celebrity guest judges, and, of course, have a piece of pie!

Workshop: Faking Food

Date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00pm

Are you intrigued by Styrofoam bread and candle wax cheese? Scenic designer and educator Tamara L. Honesty leads a lively workshop based on her recent publication, The Fake Food Cookbook: Props You Can’t Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV. She discusses the step-by-step instructions for creating food that is good enough to eat but you wouldn’t want to. 

Artist Demonstration: The Bread Lecture

Date: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

Portland, Oregon-based artist Daniel Duford leads a bread baking demonstration animated by talk of old gods, historical figures, and artistic rogues. Stories and bread will be consumed. Images and yeast will be passed on for further sustenance.

Daniel Duford, The Bread Lecture, 2013, block print. Courtesy of the artist.

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