Come and make art inspired by the work of Idaho artist James Castle. Born in 1889 in Idaho’s West Central mountains, Castle was deaf from birth and never learned to speak. He communicated instead through his artwork, interpreting his surroundings with drawings created from found paper and cardboard, soot an...
These classes are designed to allow families the opportunity to have new experiences in the community by getting creative in the gallery. Projects are related to whatever multidisciplinary project or visual arts exhibition The Center is currently exploring. All ages are welcome and many activities require adult friends and family to provide hands-on assistance for the young artists they are accompanying. No registration necessary.
Upcoming Family Days
FREE FAMILY DAY: Idaho Stories
Saturday, November 5, 3:00 pm
FREE FAMILY DAY: Rayguns, Robots & Drones
Saturday, March 4, 3:00 pm
Channel your inner robot! Imagine how you would express yourself through movement and create your own robotic dance moves. Family Day events at The Center provide special opportunities for multiple generations to explore art and ideas together by looking at and making art together. Family Days run from 3-5...
FREE FAMILY DAY: Colorful Mandalas: Making Beautiful Circles
Saturday, May 13, 3:00 pm
Explore the exhibition Contemplative Practice with Center staff and guest artist Kaleigh Surber and learn how artists are using balance and symmetry in their artwork. Discover circles we find in the world around us and create your own mandalas by using found objects from nature, simple drawing techniques and ...