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Activity: Make a 3D Waterway
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Activity: Make a 3D Waterway

Activities & Education

Learn about Silver Upper White River by Maya Lin, then make a wax resist painting of your favorite waterway!

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Activity: Create Your Own Mini Aquarium
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Activity: Create Your Own Mini Aquarium

Activities & Education

In today’s activity, learn about Yayoi Kusama’s work Narcissus Garden. Then make your own mini aquarium inspired by the beauty of nature.

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Activity: Create a Multimedia Animal Collage
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Activity: Create a Multimedia Animal Collage

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Activity: Make Your Own Watercolor Paints
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Activity: Make Your Own Watercolor Paints

Activities & Education

Learn about Helen Frankenthaler’s painting The Bullfight. Then make your own watercolor painting while celebrating World Watercolor Month.

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A Teacher’s Summer Guide to PD at Crystal Bridges
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A Teacher’s Summer Guide to PD at Crystal Bridges

Activities & Education At the Museum

A roundup of all the opportunities for educator professional development at Crystal Bridges this summer. 

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Activity: Make Rainbow-Marbled Paper
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Activity: Make Rainbow-Marbled Paper

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Learn about Gabriel Dawe’s work Plexus No. 27, then make your own rainbow paper!

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Activity: Take a Portrait of a Friend or Family Member
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Activity: Take a Portrait of a Friend or Family Member

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Learn about Luigi Lucioni’s Portrait of Bob and take your own portraits of family and friends.

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Activity: Make Animal Portraits and Learn about the Japanese Zodiac
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Activity: Make Animal Portraits and Learn about the Japanese Zodiac

Activities & Education

Learn about Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s painting Little Joe with Cow. Then make your personal animal portrait.

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Activity: Create Imaginary Landscapes with Salt Dough
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Activity: Create Imaginary Landscapes with Salt Dough

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In today’s activity, learn about Isamu Noguchi’s Lunar Landscape and whip up some salt dough out of a few ingredients from your kitchen.

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Activity: Make Your Own Nature Paintbrushes
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Activity: Make Your Own Nature Paintbrushes

Activities & Education

Take a look at this painting from far away then look closely. Notice the use of lines. What color are the lines? Where are they going? Choose a line and imitate it with your body! What if you stood in front of the work so that the painting is all you can see?

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5 Reasons to Take a Crystal Bridges Virtual School Field Trip
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5 Reasons to Take a Crystal Bridges Virtual School Field Trip

Activities & Education

Our team of educators has created a free Virtual School Field Trip to bring the magic of art, history, science, and math back to the classroom. Book your Virtual School Field Trip with Crystal Bridges today.

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