Held on the grounds of Reynolda House on a weekend afternoon in the Fall and Spring, these celebrations feature art activities, live musical performances, artists at work, and free admission to the museum. Community days are free and open to the public.
Family First Workshops are held on the first Sunday afternoon of every month. Workshops are designed to give parents and children the opportunity to spend quality time together. Children with their favorite adult (parents, grandparents, family friend) look at art in the collection, then work side-by-side in the studio creating a unique work. Registration required (download Family First registration form below.)
May 5: Photographic Printmaking Workshop (wait list only)
June 2: Paint With Color Papermaking Workshop
Offered in July, this five-day program is for youth in grades K-5. Students are grouped by age and create unique and creative art projects daily under the direction of qualified Art Specialists. Daily sessions include time in the historic house, art studios, and on the grounds of Reynolda. Registration and signed release form required (download Summer Adventures registration/release form available February 11). Sessions are held 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2013 Art Adventures
Session I : July 8-12 (completed grades K-5) WAIT LIST ONLY
Session II : July 15-19 (completed grades K-5)
Offered in July/August, this five-day program is for youth in grades 1-8. Students use the museum's art collection as a prompt to inspire creative writing. In addition, students create art projects to complement their writings. Each day includes time in the historic house, art studios, and on the grounds of Reynolda. Registration and signed release form required (download Summer Adventures registration/release form available February 11). Sessions are held 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2013 Writing Adventures
Session I : July 22-26 (completed grades 1-2)
Session II : July 29-August 2 (completed grades 3-5)
Session III : August 5-9 (completed grades 6-8)
Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops for art students in 7th through12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each 2 1/2-hour session focuses on a different aspect of art-making, to encourage developing artists to gain a mastery of fundamentals while further exploring their own personal work styles. Participants begin with sketching exercises in the Museum galleries, and continue in the studio to work with a variety of drawing and painting media. All materials provided each session. Details and registration information.
For more information about these programs and scholarship opportunities,
contact Julia Hood, Coordinator of Education, by e-mail or phone (336) 758-5599.