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Sunday Draws »

November 02 at 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Drawing is the basis for creating all art — the starting point for expressing thoughts and ideas and making them visually concrete. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. For adults and children age 8 and up in each skill level.

Open Studio for Adult Artists @ Zarrow »

November 04 at 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Join local artists who are learning to paint, draw or sculpt in these free studio sessions facilitated by our consulting artist Louise Higgs.

Artist Demonstration - Marshall Noice »

November 05 at 11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Artists will work on a canvas while answering questions from museum visitors.

Kids Dig Books - Imagine Yourself »

November 06 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us as we listen to stories about children who use their imaginations to create characters and environments from a world full of inspiration. Afterwards, participants will create works of art based on their flights of fancy. Free with museum admission.

Museum Babies I »

November 06 at 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Museum Babies I is especially designed to nurture the needs of both parent and infant. Free with museum admission.

Mini Masters - Art Parts: The Building Blocks of Art »

November 07 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore the basic building blocks of art and how their variations help to create unlimited artistic possibilities. Participants will learn about line, shape, form, texture, color, value and space as they observe and discuss different works of art in the various galleries of the museum. Afterwards, they will create an art object that relates to what they just studied. Free with museum admission.

Museum Babies II »

November 07 at 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Museum Babies II is designed to nurture the needs of both parent and toddler. Free with museum admission.

From My Point of View - The Creek Who Went to London with an Eagle and Came Home with a Lion »

November 07 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Joshua Piker, Ph.D., history professor at the College of William and Mary and editor of the "William and Mary Quarterly," will speak on the travels of Tomochichi, a Creek headman who sailed to England in 1734 for a meeting with King George II. Free with museum admission.

First Friday Art Crawl on Brady »

November 07 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Enjoy the Brady Arts District, and visit new exciting exhibitions each month.

Art Explorations »

November 11 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners are invited for a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a related hands-on art activity.