The Janet Turner Print Museum invites kids to get creative!

The Janet Turner Print Museum invites kids to get creative!

Explore art, create your own, get hands-on, discover special places, and be inspired. That’s just a hint of the fun we have in store for you at The Turner Print Museum. Developed by Dr. Teresa Cotner and the CSU, Chico Art Education Program, workshops include participatory art projects and provide supplies and support as you create your own works of art. Docents conduct engaging, kid-friendly museum discussions related to current exhibitions.

In each workshop, children grades 1 – 12 explore meaningful ideas and processes that lead toward authentic work in a variety of media. No prior art–making experience is necessary. Workshops are FREE for kids interested in art. Registration is required and is on a first–come, first–served basis. Class size is limited to twelve, offering each child plenty of individual attention.

Look. Think. Create. That’s the ForKids after–school workshop at The Turner!
To register, email us at forkids@theturner.org by the Friday immediately before the workshop you choose.Turner-logocropped

Sign up early. Each workshop limited to 12 students.
Workshops are offered in The Turner Museum on the CSU, Chico campus, across from Meriam Library.

ForKids at The Turner Spring 2013 Workshop Schedule:

“American international: Abstract Expressionism”:
Tuesdays 3:30–5:00 p.m. on February 5, 12, 19

“New Work, New Artist: Allison Hyde”:
Tuesdays 3:30–5:00 p.m. on March 12, 26
Tuesdays 3:30–5:00 p.m. on April 2, 9

“18th annual student printmakers’ exhibition & 11th ink/clay”:
Tuesday 3:30–5:00 p.m. on April 30
Tuesdays 3:30–5:00 p.m. on May 7, 14

The Turner Museum is available to the educational community for visits and tours in conjunction with scheduled exhibitions. You may register your class for a school tour online at www.theturner.org or by calling (530) 898-4476.

The Turner Print Museum is located at 400 West 1st Street Chico, CA 95929-0820

 

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