Hi Kids. How has home schooling been going? We hope you have been working hard and that you are being extra nice to your teachers. But it’s the weekend now and the weekend is the perfect time to get creative and make some art. For this week’s Quarantine Culture post we look at the top 10 museum activities for children and families to do at home. This list has been curated by NERAM’s Education Officer Alexis Rickards and is all about having creative fun. The activities come from museums and galleries all across the country and the world.
Suitable for children and families NERAM has a selection of art-related activities to engage both on and off screen. With story-time for younger children, imaginative art-making activities for primary school-aged children, and painting analysis exercises for older students there is something for everyone!
Click and browse to find what is suitable for you…
Created by the Art Gallery of New South Wales ‘Together In Art’ is a new online project that connects people through art in difficult times.The first activity is with iconic artist Del Kathryn Barton, who is has been exhibiting here at NERAM this year.
Click to create and submit your artwork:
QAGOMA’s Children’s Art Centre works with artists to create exciting activities, books and programs just for kids. You are invited to explore art and artists from Australia and around the world. Play fun games, watch cool videos and get creative with make-at-home activities.
Activity sheets available for free download. Print to use, screenshot on your device and mark-up digitally, or simply take the idea and use paper and pen.
The Art Gallery of South Australia brings ‘Monster Sounds’. Inspired by the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Monster Theatres – the AGSA invite you to explore monsters and sound in art with a range of accessible, hands-on activities.
Click the link below and make your own monster maraca!
MOD. at UniSA is a futuristic museum of discovery. Ideal for secondary students, Life Interrupted is an online exhibition that will grow with time, with iterations from our previous exhibitions, as well as new ideas and creations. Have a little fun with MOD’s ‘Compliment Booth’.
Google arts and culture features an incredible colour exploration. Select a colour and immerse yourself into the paintings that include the selected palette…
The Tate Modern has an entire website filled with endless informative and fun activities, TATE Kids. Broken into 3 sections – Make / Games + Quizzes / Explore. From taking a quiz on ‘Which arty hairstyle should you get’ to discovering more about the iconic Vincent Van Gogh.
A tutorial created by the National Gallery of London. Make a collage! Make and create. A collage inspired by Rousseau’s ‘Surprised!’ Watch along as Bethan Durie creates a jungle-inspired collage using materials you can find at home
Looking for creative ways to occupy your kids that don’t involve screens? Here are nine drawing prompts that should keep kids six and up busy for at least half an hour. For kids ages six and over, MOMA rounded up some of their favourite drawing, collage, audio, and movement activities inspired by artworks in MoMA’s collection.