Fantastic Fans on Instagram Live
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
Join museum educator Elisa Bruno to create two different types of paper fans. This project is inspired by the artist Miriam Shapiro whose work appears in the Nevertheless She Persisted exhibition. Follow us on Instagram @hofstraumuseumofart. Use our hashtag to share your art work #HUMAfromHome.
MONSTER Roll and Draw on Instagram Live
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
We are all living in some scary times right now. Instead of living in fear, let's live in creativity! Join us for another Roll & Draw art project to exercise your art muscles and create your own unique Monster. Find our Monster Roll & Draw worksheet HERE and join museum educator Annemarie Brusca on Instagram Live. Grab the whole family for a break to get creative and just roll with it! Follow us on Instagram @hofstraumuseumofart. Use our hashtag to share your art work #HUMAfromHome.
Fun with Fine Lines on Instagram Live
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
Perle Fine was an American Abstract Expressionist artist and her painting, Convolution, 1966-67, is featured in our virtual exhibition Nevertheless She Persisted. Join us for an Instagram Live session where we will create a work of art inspired by Perle Fine, using paper, various types of tape and coloring materials (crayons, markers, chalk, watercolors, whatever you have!). So, grab the whole family, join museum educator Amy Solomon, and let’s have some FUN with FINE Lines! Follow us on Instagram @hofstraumuseumofart. Use our hashtag to share your art work #HUMAfromHome.
There are many ways families can have fun at the Hofstra University Museum of Art. Participate in one of our public programs, Let’s Explore Backpacks or The Great Art Caper, or use the interactive touch screen kiosk to enhance your visit.
*Pick up all backpack and caper materials during Emily Lowe Gallery open hours. Click here for gallery hours. Return all backpacks and keep your completed art projects to take home. All backpack and caper activities are FREE!
Let's Explore Backpacks
The Museum’s distinct Let’s Explore Backpacks offer activity-filled ways for children (ages 5-12) and adult companions to explore together the outdoor sculpture collection on the University’s beautiful campus. Children then create their own works of art to take home. Themed backpacks were created for specific age groups. Each backpack is available in Spanish. All backpack activities are FREE!
The Great Art Caper
Children and adult companions uncover clues to help solve an Art Caper mystery in the outdoor sculpture collection on Hofstra University’s South Campus. Children become detectives and have fun while discovering more about these works.
Pick up all backpack and caper activity materials at the Emily Lowe Gallery during open hours year-round until 3 p.m. Return all backpacks by 4 p.m. and keep your completed works of art. All caper activities are FREE!