Tag: nelson

New Dimensions Fall 2017

The tweens and teens in our group began the fall with a multiple day New Dimensions stop-motion animation workshop at Nelson-Atkins. They learned how to use stop-motion animation software, how to edit their shots, add music and dialogue, and create…

Sculpture & Science 2017

We braved the heat to take the Sculpture and Science tour arranged by Nelson-Atkins Museum and the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. We started our tour at Nelson-Atkins Museum, and explored the outdoor sculpture garden. The kids learned about the…

American Indian Art Workshop

On Wednesday the 4th we visited the Nelson-Atkins Museum for an American Indian art workshop.  The kids toured the museum to view how American Indian cultures used color and pattern to communicate.  Then we went to an art classroom so…

Science and Sculpture Tour 2015

Today we attended the Science and Sculpture Tour, a cooperative tour hosted by the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center and the Nelson-Atkins Museum. The tour is led by teen guides, and provides opportunities for the kids to connect art and…

Light Painting at Nelson-Atkins

The kids had an awesome workshop at Nelson-Atkins yesterday!  They turned an LED light, a coin-shaped battery, tape, cardboard and decorative paper into wearable circuitry fashion.  Then, they turned that fashion into amazing light art! They started with a collection…