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April Vacation Art-Ventures

April Vacation Art-ventures for Grade K-5

Time: 9am-12noon each day
Plains School Art Room
$40 per day
Sign up for one or for all four!

Tuesday, 4/21 - All Aboard! Amazing Art from Around the Globe
Journey across the world in this excellent multi-cultural art-venture!  First, travel to Mexico and paint gorgeous Wooden Animal Puzzles in  the style of Oaxacan Alebrijes (brightly patterned wood animal  sculptures). Then head off to Australia to sculpt Clay Aboriginal Masks  using a very cool technique inspired by Aboriginal dot art. Finally, land in  Africa, where you’ll create Elephant Drawings in Watercolor Landscapes. All you need to pack is your imagination!

Wednesday, 4/22 - Backyard Fun with Squirrels and Snakes 
Create art inspired by the animals your might find in you own backyard! Paint squirrels on canvas panels and build snakes out of a secret, surprising, sticky material. Plus, sculpt clay cats and paint miniature wooden chairs for them to sit in.   

Thursday, 4/23 - Fun Times with Famous Artists
Design wacky costumes inspired by Picasso's portraits, paint fabric wall hangings, create Kandinsky-esque geometrical masterpieces and draw beautiful oil pastel cats like Laura Burch. Create really fun 2 and 3‐D works of art inspired by the  masters.  

Friday, 4/24 - Out of this World: Outer Space Art-ventures
Paint rocket ship picture frames, design and decorate telescope  toys, and create alien oil pastel drawings inspired by the book  “Aliens Love Underpants.”  

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116 Main Street 
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Phone: 413-538-5030
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