Presenting Sponsor: Disney's Vero Beach Resort
Additional Support: Betty Reed Memorial Endowment for Youth Programs and Ironside Press
Enjoy a guided gallery visit and related studio art activity. No reservation required – just drop in! Free with VBMA Family Membership, $5 per non-member child. Recommended for families with children ages 4-11. To become a Family Member, call (772) 231-0707 x123, or click here.
June 29, 2013
Patterns & Puzzles
Explore Visual Systems: The Quilter’s Eye to find the many ways quilt artists use color, shape, and texture to create patterns and puzzles with fabric. After your guided gallery experience, visit the studio to try your hand at designing a miniature quilt puzzle of your own.
July 27, 2013
Excuse Me While I Paint the Sky
Take a journey through Along the Road: Paintings of the Highwaymen, then grab a brush and paint an original Florida landscape to take home with you, complete with a sunset or full moon, palm trees and the beautiful Indian River!
August 31, 2013
Henry Moore was a famous British sculptor who created very interesting shapes like the one in the Museum rotunda called Spindle Piece. Come and see it before you experiment with sculpting a piece inspired by the work of this renowned artist.
September 28, 2013
Get Into Collage
The exhibition Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic will be a feast for your eyes! Take it all in before you settle into the studio to use nature photos in a creative collage that you can display in your home.
October 26, 2013
Take a trip through Cuban Art & Identity: 1900-1950 to immerse yourself in the vibrant richness of island culture. Then dip your brush and paint an original inspired by your introduction to Cuban Modernism.
January 25, 2014
You’ve Been Framed!
Get to know some of VBMA’s favorite paintings from the permanent collection as you prepare to dabble in the studio and create a fabulous frame to enhance your private art collection.
February 22, 2014
A.R.T. in the U.S.A.
A tour through the Picturing America exhibition will introduce you to the work of some of the nation’s great artists. Bring the resulting inspiration to the studio with you while you practice with mixed media to develop new skills in expressing America from your unique point of view.
March 29, 2014
Alphabet letters from many languages combine to form the beautiful figure sculpture Yorkshire Souls III by artist Jaume Plensa. Once you’ve examined his work, come to play with possibilities for how the sculptor in you might find other ways to make people out of alphabet characters.
May 31, 2014
Photographer Stephen Lawson’s Images of Time depict a variety of scenes in unusual ways. After you see them you will really enjoy the chance to capture an image in time using techniques similar to the photographs in the exhibition.
For family-friendly VBMA activities, stop at the front desk anytime and request a Treasure Hunt or Gallery Kit! Recommended for families with children ages 5-15.
For more information about youth and family programs, contact Shanti Sanchez, School and Youth Programs Manager at (772) 231-0707 x117, or email email@example.com