Español abajo Illustrate your dreams as Minnie Evans has done. Minnie Evans was a visionary artist – her ideas came to her in her dreams. She also drew inspiration from the gardens where she worked. A number of her works feature a symmetrical face surrounded by flora and fauna. Many cultures believe dreams connect us… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Symmetrical Dream Drawing Inspired by Minnie Evans
Create a secret message in your painting by developing a secret code using symbols. Ida Rittenberg Kohlmeyer was an American painter and sculptor who was born in New Orleans in 1912. She attended Newcomb College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. After finding her love for creating art, she went on to… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Secret Code Painting Inspired by Ida Kohlmeyer
Español abajo In this Movement Monday Activity, create a replica of a famous work of art using your body and household found objects. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other media to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as… Read More about Movement Mondays: Become a Famous Work of Art
Español abajo Create a line drawing of your favorite memory without taking the pencil off of the paper. Benny Andrews was born in 1930 to a multi-cultural family (Cherokee-Scottish-African American) in rural Plainview, Georgia. After becoming the first member of his family to graduate from high school, he attended Fort Valley State College supported by… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Continuous Line Drawing
Español abajo Search your home for found objects to include in an art exhibition! Supplies Tape, Cardboard boxes Instructions Step 1: Think about what kind of art exhibition you want to make. Are you going to include sculptures, 2D images or both? Will you include abstract art, representational art or both? Step 2: Explore… Read More about Movement Mondays: Found Object Art Exhibition
On Saturday, March 19, the Kohlmeyer Circle joined Ogden Museum Executive Director, William Andrews, for a walking tour of the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition, presented by The Helis Foundation. Andrews led the tour, providing information about the amazing works on display and sharing some “behind the scenes” details of the program. Afterward, the member group gathered for… Read More about Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition Walking Tour Become A Kohlmeyer Circle Member Today!