Sat, Aug 07 | Mankato

Kid's Art History Project- Yayoi Kusama

Beth will teach your youngsters about a famous artist in history and their story, philosophy and aesthetic style will be the inspiration for the day's craft project. Featured artist this month- Yayoi Kusama
Kid's Art History Project- Yayoi Kusama

Time & Location

Aug 07, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Mankato, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA

About The Event

 Beth will teach your youngsters about a famous artist in history and their story, philosophy and aesthetic style will be the inspiration for the day's craft project. This class will be offered once every month (1st Sat of the month) featured artists change each month.

AUG 7TH

Yayoi Kusama- Acrylic Q- Tip Dot Painting

Project: Learn the background of why and how Kusama became the artist she is today.

Materials: Pencils, Q-Tips 1 pack should be fine (?), paint brushes, Medium size, Styrofoam

plates, acrylic paint: RYB, Neon Green, Magenta, Black and White, Canvas, 8x10” or whatever

is laying around.

We will draw on our shapes, and then paint the background. We will paint the first few layers of

the mushrooms, and then we can go ahead and paint the Q-Tip dots like Kusama.

ages 8-14

8 students max

spend a hour and half  kid free to run your errands or just relax, but If you would rather stay for the class to help your child that's cool too.. 

Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are wiped down with disinfectant, but please help us out by following these protocols:

If you have been feeling sick please communicate with the instructor to postpone or reschedule. Open communication is Key!

Sanitize your hands and Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands periodically, Sign out before you leave.

a little bit about your instructor 

Beth Hamilton

beth.hamilton@mnsu.edu

5074817348

Beth has a Bachelors of Fine Arts and Masters of Arts, She was awarded a Teaching Assistantship at MNSU during her grad program to teach her own section of Art100 at the college for 4 semesters. Her teaching experience also extends to teaching kids art classes in Austin MN at their Art Center from 2010 to present.

" Beth is sweet, bubbly and exellent with kids! Her classes have a great balance between fun, learning and creativity. allowing the kids to express themselves as well as demonstrate what they have learned from the focused topic of that lesson. I would highly recomend signing up your kids or homeschool group for her classes." 

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