What do hip kids and their (possibly) cooler parents do to spark creativity? Attend Arty Pants: Your Tuesday Playdate, featuring programs for adults and youngsters ages 3 to 5. Join us each month on the second and fourth Tuesdays for creative activities and art projects. Visit often and see ordinary things in unexpected ways.
July and August: Light, Air, and Art!
Tuesdays, July 14 & 28 and August 11 & 25
Discover the presence of art in nature. Explore the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden as you make drawings on the go, experience plein air painting, play on an interactive tour, and listen to stories about the great outdoors.
Art-Making: Light, Air and Art!, 11 am–1 pm
- July 14: Atmospheric Impressions
- July 28: Paint Out
- August 11: Drawing on the Go
- August 25: Garden Sculptures
Film: Acorn Boy, 11 am–1 pm
An errant acorn comes to life and has colorful adventures with forest animals and insects. Directed by Dace Riduze, 2010, Latvia, 10 minutes.
Gallery Activity: Go Garden. Go!, 11 am–1 pm
Play movement games about balancing, mimicking, and freezing. Grab a self-guided sheet in the lobby or join a tour guide at the entrance of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Story Reading: Nature Tales, 11:45 am
Explore the great outdoors as you listen to stories about animals, flowers, and the clouds in the sky.