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Third Saturdays for Families

 

Family art making continues!    

Third Saturdays for Families continues during the UMFA's temporary closure for remodeling and reinstallation. Until our reopening in 2017, these FREE family activity days will take place at the nearby Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex in the Art Works for Kids Auditorium.


 

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Third Saturdays are FREE family activity days offered each third Saturday of the month. Instruction and activities are available from 1–4 pm and are first come, first served. Please call 801.581.3580 or email education@umfa.utah.edu for more information.

 

UPCOMING THIRD SATURDAYS       

Watercolor Salt Paintings
Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 14 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
Study watercolor landscapes from our collection for inspiration. Then experiment with a creative technique using watercolor and salt to make your own artwork.

Found Paper Books
Saturday, August 20, 2016 | 1
4 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
Books can be made from almost any material. Examine the work of book artists who use found paper for inspiration to craft your own recycled paper book.

Origami
Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 1
4 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
Many Asian cultures celebrate the Moon Festival during the autumnal equinox, a time when the moon is at its biggest and brightest. Celebrate this 3,000-year tradition with your family and make origami inspired by Japanese art from the education collection.

Dia de los Muertos Masks
Saturday, October 15, 2016 | 1
4 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have died. Mexican Day of the Dead sculpture will inspire your own paper skull mask creation. This event is sponsored in part by Wells Fargo.

Family Tree Printmaking
Saturday, November 19, 2016 | 14 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
Relief prints in the education collection exhibit various printmaking techniques. Create your own relief print by making a leaf stamp to fill out a pre-printed trunk. Personalize your artwork by adding the names of your relatives to your family tree print.

Clay Pots
Saturday, December 17, 2016 | 1
4 pm | FREE
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education ComplexArt Works for Kids Auditorium
American Indian, African, and Mexican pottery reveal many methods for working with clay. Experiment with coil, slab, and pinch pot techniques to create your own clay pot.

 

    Third Saturdays for Families are funded in part by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program.

 


              
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