JSMA hosts free family day

JSMA Family Day is free and will be filled with art activities for children of all ages.

Posted: May 18, 2018 11:30 AM
Updated: May 19, 2018 8:54 AM

EUGENE, Ore --  The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is inviting families to its "Exploring Art Through the Senses" family day.

Family day is free and will be filled with art activities for children of all ages and each activity will highlight one of the five senses. Art making activities include watercolor painting and making textured maps, tissue paper sun catchers, and pop-up cards.  The Imagination International's Artie the Art Bus will also be on site for families to create additional art projects.

"Exploring Art Through the Senses" is Saturday, May 19, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  

The schedule of events is as follows:

Art activities:
12 p.m  – 3 p.m.
Watercolor painting
Textured maps
Tissue paper sun catchers
Pop up cards
Creating texture with Copic Markers on Artie the Art Bus

 Performances:
12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.    Story Time with Cynthia Olsen, Eugene Public Library
1:00 p.m.   - 1:30 p.m.      Dragon Puppet Theater performs The Tiger and the Monk
1:30 p.m.   -  2:00 p.m.     Museum Highlights Tour
2:00 p.m.   -  2:50 p.m.     Ballet Fantastique performs Fantastical Fairy Tales

Debbie Williamson Smith, JSMA Communications Manager, joined anchor Sean Cuellar on KEZI 9 News Midday with a preview of some of the art activities.

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