Family Art Time-Open Art Studio!

Drop in for some afternoon art making with your family. This open art studio will offer families stimulating art activities to do together. No art experience required.  

These sessions will take place in the art therapy studio at InterUrban ArtHouse.

Led by Sherri Jacobs, art therapist and marriage and family therapist, this art making will offer participants stimulating and meaningful family time.

$10.00 per child 

June 20th, 1:00-2:00 - Zen Tangle Rock Painting

Zen tangle inspired art is easy, fun, and soothing, requiring only the ability to paint a single dot…really! Drop in for a session to make some beautiful rocks. 

June 27th, 1:00-2:00 - Containment Boxes

Containment boxes are personalized boxes, and can serve as a great space to hold important ideas, feelings, and memories (good and bad). This workshop will offer participants an opportunity to make their own containment boxes with many materials.

July 11th1:00-2:00 -- Make your own superhero cape

Do you have a special power? Do you wish you had a special power? This session will offer everyone (even grown ups) and opportunityto highlight real or imagined powers in a personalized superhero cape.

July 18th1:00-2:00 - Grump Meter

The Grump Meter is an excellent tool for families to reduce anger at home. Designed in Kansas City, by a well known social worker, this workshop will teach participants tools for anger reduction at home.

July 25th1:00-2:00 - Experimental painting

Come and get sort of messy as we experiment with all different ways to paint, using unusual materials beyond the standard paintbrush.  Can you think of some creative ways to express yourself using things like a comb, toothbrush, feather, etc?

Aug 1th, 1:00-2:00 - Up-cycled art

Using materials from KC Scraps, participants will be inspired by creating art with items destined for landfills-non stinky stuff of course). Discarded materials are a non-threatening, and fantastic way explore your creative side!!

Aug 8th, 1:00-2:00 - Jewelry Making

Drop in to make a cool necklace, pendant, bracelet or earrings with your family. We will offer metal stamping, beads, fimo and a variety of materials to entice people of all ages (even boys and dads can make cool jewelry too!)