Art Study Center

Art Activities

Greenwich July 12th, 2018

These art activities are designed to encourage children to have fun learning about contemporary art at The Brant Foundation.

The Brant Foundation has a mission to promote the education and appreciation of contemporary art and design by making significant works available to the public for scholarly study and examination.  As a unique resource in the community, the Foundation presents bi-annual exhibitions and extensive educational programming to stimulate critical thinking and visual literacy in the arts for individuals of all ages.  The Brant Foundation is open to the public and visits are free of charge.  The Brant Foundation invites children to work on these art activities while touring the exhibition, enhancing the contemporary art learning experience.

Share your creations with us on Instagram using the hashtags on each page! @thebrantfoundation #thebrantfoundation

 

 

Create Your Own Scene - Inspired by Francesco Clemente

Explore works by Francesco Clemente in the exhibition Works 1978-2018 at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center.  Use Clemente’s watercolor paintings as inspiration to create your own theatrical scene! #FrancescoClemente

*This exhibition contains content that may be considered inappropriate for children. Attendees are advised to exercise discretion.

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Creative Writing Activity - Inspired by Francesco Clemente

Explore works by Francesco Clemente in the exhibition Works 1978-2018 at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center.  Write your own poem or short story inspired by Clemente’s large scale watercolor paintings A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows!  #FrancescoClemente

*This exhibition contains content that may be considered inappropriate for children. Attendees are advised to exercise discretion.

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I SPY Francesco Clemente

Explore works by Francesco Clemente in the exhibition Works 1978-2018 at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center!  Can you find all of the artworks pictured? #FrancescoClemente

*This exhibition contains content that may be considered inappropriate for children. Attendees are advised to exercise discretion.

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I SPY Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, Michael Williams

Explore works by Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, and Michael Williams at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center! Can you find all of the artworks pictured? #BradleyTuazonWilliams

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EXQUISITE CORPSE

Work in groups to create your own exquisite corpse! Fold along the lines so that each person can draw in their section without seeing what the person before them drew. Once completed, unfold the card and reveal your exquisite corpse creation!  #ExquisiteCorpseTBF

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WORD SEARCH

The Brant Foundation & Greenwich Polo Word Search

The Brant Foundation is open to the public, free of charge, from 1-3 PM on polo Sundays.  Reservations for Sunday hours are not required.

Can you find all of the art & polo words listed?

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PABLO PICASSO: BLUE PERIOD

Picasso’s paintings from the blue period were dominated by blue-ish green hues, reflecting the sadness that he was feeling at the time. Picasso’s use of color to convey his emotions resulted in the creation of some of his most famous works.

Color in the image WITHOUT using any blue. How do the colors used evoke different emotions? #Picasso

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MATCHING GAME

Two of the works pictured were created by the same artist – can you identify them?

BONUS: Name the artist!

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