At-Home Art Activities

It is important to us to continue our mission and to bring joy to our community through the arts during this difficult time. Here we will be posting art related activities that you can enjoy from home!

Fun Fashion Activities: Jewelry Making, Knitting, and More!

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Free Arts and Crafts Resources for Home Learning

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Bolero Juilliard

Check out this neat video, Bolero Juilliard. "What can we do together even while we are alone?"

Swans for Relief

Watch 31 Ballerinas from around the world dance together.

String Art Painting

Give this string art project a try! This project is great for both children and adults.

Cards for Nursing Homes

Send postcards to nursing home residents and care communities! Click the link for a list of facilities that have expressed interest in receiving cards at this time.

Chaos Into Calm

Take a minute to de-stress by watching this video, "Chaos Into Calm", by yoga instructor Tricia Schwaba.

Sun Catcher

Make your very own glass gem sun catcher! This is a simple craft and great for kids.

Read how to make it here.

Stained Glass inspired Chalk Artwork

Create your own stained glass inspired masterpiece! Use masking tape to make your design, and color in the shapes with chalk. Then, remove the tape! This is also a fun activity for windows if you use dry erase markers.

Backyard Scavenger Hunt

Color Wheel Challenge

Using objects around your house, create your own color wheel!

Painting Tutorial

Try this cotton swab painting tutorial.

Fairy Lights

Create your own Mason jar fairy lights!

View the tutorial here.

Reading Books Aloud Online

Celebrities read books aloud to kids online. Visit StoryLine's website or YouTube Channel.

Check out the YouTube channel here.


DIY T-Shirt

Create your very own t-shirt design using sandpaper and crayons! This is a great activity for kids.

Click here to learn how to make one.

How to Dye Silk Scarves with Kool Aid

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42 Choreographers, 1 Dance

Online Classes from MoMA

MoMA is offering free online art classes!

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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt


Open Mic Lab Livestream

Tune in to our Facebook page to watch Open Mic Lab!

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3D Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water

In 1935, architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater, a house atop a waterfall in Pennsylvania. Take a 3D Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Fallingwater” by clicking on the link below!

Take the tour here.


Drawing Lessons

Illustrator Rob Biddulph is giving free drawing lessons to inspire kids stuck at home.

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Listen to Sonnets

Actors are reading sonnets to us online to calm our isolation anxieties.

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Handprint Drawings

Try these hand print drawings! Fun for kids or the whole family.

Source: Ideas & Fun Facebook Page




Quarantine Through Art Video

Check out this video, Quarantine Through Art. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.”


18 Craft Ideas for Kids

You likely already have many of the products needed right in your home.

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

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7 science backed reasons you should make art, even if you’re bad at it

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Hoppy Easter!

Try making this fun origami rabbit!


Uffizi Gallery Virtual Tour

Take a free virtual tour of the Uffizi Gallery, located in Florence Italy!

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Poems of Hope and Reslience

We could all use some positive words during this time. Give these poems a read!

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Free Online University Classes

Explore these 10 university art classes for free online!

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Free Paper Crafts

Try these free paper crafts! They are free to download and have a variety of different activities, from paper dolls to under the sea creatures.

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Stress-related hormone cortisol lowers significantly after just 45 minutes of art creation

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National Gallery of Art Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC! "The National Gallery houses a very extensive collection of European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and graphic works from the 12th to the 20th century. The museum has especially rich holdings of works by Italian Renaissance painters, as well as by Dutch and Spanish Baroque and French Rococo artists."

Click here to take the tour.



Rainbow Scavenger Hunt



Community Quarantine Quilt

Help make a community quarantine quilt through the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA)! To participate, you'll just need to create a 12" x 12" square with a 1" seam allowance. Completed blocks can be mailed to Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts; c/o The Quarantine Quilt; P.O. Box 562; Cedarburg, WI 53012.

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Recreate Famous Works of Art

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is challenging people to recreate favorite works of art with objects at home! Send them your recreations, and we'd love to see them too.

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View recreations here.



Free Drawing Classes

Take free drawing classes from famous illustrators! Check out the link below to choose from a variety of different classes.

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14 Day Drawing Challenge

Draw something new today! Challenge yourself with these 14 drawing prompts. Send us your artwork or post it in the comments if you give it a try.


14 days of drawing at home

Take a Virtual Tour of The Louvre 

Take an online tour of The Louvre Museum, the world's largest art museum, located in Paris!

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Download Coloring Pages From Over 100 Museums

"Over a hundred museums and libraries around the world make coloring books based on their collections for the Color Our Collections program, led by the New York Academy of Medicine. Along with three previous annual collections, there are now 396 PDF coloring books you can print out."

Click here to access the coloring pages.


Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall 

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is providing free access to their Digital Concert Hall! Watch concerts from their digital archive or choose a recording of your choice to listen to.

Watch a concert here.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art! Located in New York, this museum features 5,000 years of art from around the world.

Take the tour here.

Download Free Coloring Pages

This website has a wide variety of coloring pages to choose from, for both adults and children.

Find coloring pages here. 


Van Gogh Museum Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam! The permanent collection includes over 200 paintings by Vincent van Gogh, 500 drawings and more than 750 letters.

Click here to take the tour.

Take a Virtual Ballet Class 

Cleveland Inner City Ballet launches Virtual Online Ballet Instruction Program

These free, virtual ballet classes are available through the Cleveland Inner City Ballet Facebook page. The next class will be live streamed on 3/25 at 11am CDT.

Check out their Facebook page here to tune in for the next class!

View Images of Artwork from 14 Museums in Paris

Paris Museums recently put over 100,000 images online for public use! Users are able to download and view images of artwork along with a document which includes details about the selected work, all for free.

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"La Casa Azul" Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the "La Casa Azul", the Frida Kahlo museum located in Mexico! "La Casa Azul", or "The Blue House", was artist Frida Kahlo's home for most of her life and was later turned into a museum. Take a peek into her home, visit her art studio, and view some of her famous artwork!

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Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems!

Children's book author and illustrator, Mo Willems, is hosting live virtual "Lunch Doodle" sessions every day at 1pm ET (12pm CDT).

Click here to watch the episodes.