January 16, 1:00 PM - May 8, 5:00 PM @ Stanley Gallery of the Muscatine Art Center
Step inside the framework of famous paintings and experience art like never before in Framed: Step into Art™.
Children and adults can enjoy a noontime meal in Grant Wood’s Dinner for Threshers, climb into a tent and explore camping gear in John Singer Sargent’s Camp at Lake O’Hara, and add “corn husks” to the flower tower in Diego Rivera’s Corn Festival. Visitors can enter Clementine Hunter’s Big Chicken to get behind the reins of a giant rooster and can explore a small collection of Mona Lisa prints featuring the original and famous parodies.
Framed: Step into Art™ was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum as an interactive and bilingual art appreciation exhibit for children ages 5-12, their families, educators, and caregivers.
April 30, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Muscatine Art Center Studio
Author and illustrator Claudia McGehee will lead a kids’ workshop on capturing animals and nature with a scratchboard. In honor of Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, kids will be encouraged to create a work featuring their own pet or a pet currently available for adoption at the Muscatine Humane Society. Photos and information will be available about pets up for adoption.
Claudia is the author/illustrator of several non-fiction picture books "My Wilderness: An Alaskan Adventure" (Sasquatch Books); “A Tallgrass Prairie Alphabet”, “A Woodland Counting Book” and “Where Do Birds Live?”, (University of Iowa Press). All supplies will be provided. This Kids Workshop is sponsored by Muscatine Veterinary Hospital, P.C.