Kids can explore art and create fun projects this summer at Brandywine River Museum

 Art Activities Planned for Children this Summer
This summer, the Brandywine River Museum invites children to become museum explorers in a series of fun-filled educational workshops.
For ages 3 to 10, accompanied by an adult
Thursday mornings, July 11 through August 1
Session A: 10 to 11:30 a.m. 
Session B: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

During Explorer Mornings, children will enjoy an interactive guided tour of one or more museum galleries followed by a creative art activity. Come to one workshop or all four. 
Free for members and included in museum admission. For reservations, contact the education office at 610-388-8382 or  

 July 11 - Cool Colors  
Identify cool and warm colors in paintings, then combine a rainbow of paper pieces to create a colorful collage.

July 18  -  Art and Nature
Discover natural shapes and lines in both works of art and the Conservancy's native plant gardens. Following the tour, sketch Brandywine landscapes using Cray-Pas© oil pastels.  

July 25 - Animal Safari
Locate painted and sculptural animals throughout the museum, including a preening pig and a Yawning Panther. Next, make amazing 3-D creatures with Model Magic©.

August 1 - Who Am I?
Meet adventurous pirates, princesses, soldiers and cowboys in paintings and illustrations. Afterwards decorate imaginative hats for favorite characters.      

For ages 9 and older 
June 24 - 27
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   

This four-day program allows youth the opportunity to experiment with sketching, painting, sculpting and even creating a print, while learning about artistic techniques that make objects look "real."  Advanced Explorers includes guided museum tours, art projects and supplies. Cost is $50 per child; $40 for Brandywine Conservancy members. For reser-vations, contact the education office at610-388-8382 or