FREE ARTS! FAMILY DAY

Enjoy free admission to the galleries and an interactive STEAM-based art-making activity at the Center's monthly Free Arts! Family Day. Presented on the third Sunday of every month, Free Arts!  engages visitors of all ages in a theme-based art-making activity that encourages creativity and collaboration among families and friends. 

June Activity: Cyanotypes with
Guest Artist Antonia Wright

Did you know you can take a picture without using a camera? Cyanotype is a simple printing process that makes brilliant blue images after being exposed to light! This STEAM-based activity is inspired by Antonia Wright’s work in the exhibition Artists + Identity on view at the Center. Learn how to make these unusual blueprint images with the Miami-based artist.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Gallery Open: noon - 4 pm

Exhibition On View:

Sun., July 18 | Noon - 4 pm
Activity: Mask Masters
2 pm | Talk with
         Dr. Donna L. Goldstein

Can you tell a story using just a facial expression? Create a mask that tells a story without using any words, inspired by Dr. Donna L. Goldstein’s mask collection. Dr. Goldstein will join us for an exciting conversation about her extensive mask collection. 

Sun., Aug. 15
Noon - 4 pm
Activity: Believe in
              Your Self(IE)
2 pm | Talk with
           Terence Price II
Disguise your true identity with your own crafted mask persona, but make sure you gather photo evidence for our selfie station! Terence Price II will join us for a discussion on how identity can be portrayed through photography and video.
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May Activity

Shell-Abrate! Good Times!

Summer is right around the corner, and your friends at the Center are ready to celebrate! Join us for an afternoon of creating creatures with Floridian flair while learning about what makes shells so swell!

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Crab Supply List:

  • Glue stick

  • Scissors

  • Markers

  • Googly eyes 

  • Construction paper

  • 1 big circle to trace for the body

  • 1 smaller circle to trace for the claws

Turtle Supply List:

  • Liquid glue

  • Scissors

  • Egg carton body

  • 4 strips of short construction paper for flippers

  • Pompom ball for the head

  • Googly eyes

April Activity

Heroes Unite!

 In honor of this month’s Superhero Day, leave your secret identity behind as you join us to construct your own piece of caped-costume flair! Wear your favorite superhero t-shirt or costume to complete your heroic look as you learn about the science of superheroes while collaboratively creating. 

Supply List:

  • Paper plate cut in half 

  • String

  • Hole puncher or tape

  • Scissors 

  • Construction paper 

  • Markers 

March Activity

March Mad Scientist

Grab your make-believe lab coat and goggles and gear up to get mad, mad, mad about science and art with us. Friends and family will use common household items to create a mad scientist puppet of their very own to help

them on future investigations and explorations! Bring your curiosity to our “Creatin’ ‘n’ Experimentin’ Lab” to predict, observe and see what explodes!

Supply List:

  • Brown Paper Lunch Bag

  • Glue Stick

  • Scissors

  • Construction Paper

  • Pipe Cleaners

  • Other Embellishments:
    Sequins, Gems, Yarn, etc. 

February's Activity

Beloved Community!

Celebrate the talents and gifts we all bring to our communities. Visitors will work together with friends and families as they create a personal collage showcasing their special gifts. Everyone will then have a chance to literally make their mark in our “Beloved Community” Community Gallery, by leaving behind a symbol of themselves in the creatively created communities crafted by all who attend! Come and be a part of this special day when you show us what parts of YOU to share with your own beloved community.

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January's Activity

Creative Colaborations!

Looking for an exciting opportunity to create and collaborate with your friends and family? Create your very own tangram, a geometric puzzle made out of shapes you create! Gather your crew for an afternoon of problem-solving as you rotate, reorder and rearrange 7 different geometric cutouts to design a tan-gible work
of art.

Supply List: