Free and Fun

You don’t have to spend money to create and learn about art at Krasl Art Center! These educational events are free and open to the public.

FAMILY NIGHTS @ THE BENTON HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY

213 E WALL ST, BENTON HARBOR, MI 49022
FIRST WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH, 5-6:30 PM
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

KAC is excited to continue partnering with the Benton Harbor Public Library to present free and fun art activities for families.

ORIGAMI, ORIGAMI, ORIGAMI

SEPTEMBER 11 

Try your hand at the art of folding and creating with a single piece of paper. Learn to fold a variety of objects step by step. 

PAINTING PUMPKINS (& GOURDS!)

OCTOBER 9 
‘Tis the season for gourds and pumpkins! Express yourself by painting on these members of the squash family.

CLAY DINOSAURS

NOVEMBER 13
Get muddy as you learn to build dinosaurs out of clay. This prehistoric medium must be fired in a kiln to be strong and durable. Dinos will be on display at the Benton Harbor Public Library and can be picked up after November 27.

DIY PEG DOLL

DECEMBER 11
Wooden peg dolls are historical handmade toys, charting all the way back to the 17th century. Use mixed media to make your own miniature wooden peg doll, ornament, or stand-alone figurine.

 


FAMILY DAYS @ THE KRASL ART CENTER

707 LAKE BLVD., ST JOSEPH, MI 49085
SECOND SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH, 11 AM-12:30 PM
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Adults and children learn and create side-by-side in these mini art activities.

NATURE ECO-PRINTING 

SEPTEMBER 14
Eco-printing is a contemporary application of traditional dyeing techniques. Participants will use this process to create images on fabric inspired by artwork on view in the Inhaling the Universe exhibition.

 

‘RESILIENCY’ ROCK PAINTING

OCTOBER 12
Inspired by the exhibition Resiliency on view in KAC’s gallery, participants will create a personal memento of resiliency by painting and decorating a rock to keep or pass on to another.

COOKIE CREATIONS

NOVEMBER 9
Practice the art of decorating sugar cookies, while also getting to enjoy your delicious and ephemeral work of art.
 

DIY PEG DOLL

DECEMBER 14
Wooden peg dolls are historical handmade toys, charting all the way back to the 17th century. Use mixed media to make your own miniature wooden peg doll, ornament, or stand-alone figurine.

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