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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Drawing materials will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own sketchpads and pencils. Free with regular museum admission; no advance registration required. Attendance is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18.

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Drawing materials will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own sketchpads and pencils. Free with regular museum admission; no advance registration required. Attendance is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18.

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Drawing materials will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own sketchpads and pencils. Free with regular museum admission; no advance registration required. Attendance is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18.

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Drawing materials will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own sketchpads and pencils. Free with regular museum admission; no advance registration required. Attendance is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18.

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Family Day: Let’s Sculpt!

Chisel and carve, mold and model, cut and glue. Bring your family to the Meadows Museum to explore the many ways of creating sculpture. Multisensory activities will be happening throughout the museum and healthy snacks will be close at hand. Strollers welcome. Changing tables will be available and Spanish-speaking volunteers will be present.

Perfect Pets | 1-4
Use Model Magic clay, scented markers, and accessories to mold and shape your perfect pet.

Carved Creations | 1-4
Using tools, carve soap into the creation of your dreams.
SMU Music Therapy | 1-4
Drum, sing, and explore sound with students from the SMU Student Association of Music Therapy.
Scavenger Hunt | 1-4
Enjoy a self-guided journey through the museum.
Chalk Casting | 1:15, 2:15, & 3:15
Timed tickets required and available on a first come, first served basis at the front desk. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Make a mold of your fingers and cast them with colored plaster to make your own sidewalk chalk.
Spanish in Motion | 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30
Join Culture Kids and learn a little Spanish by engaging the senses of sight, smell, and sound.
Bilingual Yoga with IllumineWay Kids | 1:30 & 2:30
Get your body moving with IllumineWay Kids, an organization that promotes resilience and emotional well-being in children.
Story Time | 2:00 (English) & 3:00 (español)
Join Meadows Museum Intern Fernanda Campos for the sweet story of a girl who decides to make “the most magnificent thing.”
Drawing from the Masters | 1:15, 2:00, & 2:45
Join artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien to explore a variety of drawing techniques.
Community & Conversation | 2:15 & 3:15
Join SMU students to explore the work of contemporary Spanish artist Ignasi Aballí through a hands-on activity.
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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Drawing materials will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own sketchpads and pencils. Free with regular museum admission; no advance registration required. Attendance is limited to 20 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is not a drop-off program; children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18.

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