Work together in a collaborative art-making experience! Multi-generational workshops are a wonderful way for families to spend quality and creative time together. Children—along with a favorite grownup!—explore art and nature, develop a meaningful bond and create memories to last a lifetime.
The registration fee for Family Workshops includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult. All ages programs are listed at a per person rate.
PAINTING IN THE PARK
Experience abstract painting on canvas! Drip, brush and scumble…mix colors and explore shape and texture as you create a family masterpiece together!
708 / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / Saturday, August 17 / 1:00–3:00 p.m. /
Kranzberg Education Lab / $35
The World is Your Studio
Discover the true companionship of art and nature! Spend the afternoon at Laumeier and find inspiration in the earthworks and living sculptures at the Park. Take a hike, respond to the environment and use raw materials from nature—leaves, pebbles, twigs, berries and rocks—to make your own works of art. Enjoy the process of creating in nature, and take pictures of your artwork before Mother Nature reclaims her materials!
709 / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / Saturday, September 14 / 12 – 2:30 p.m. / Kranzberg Education Lab / $35
Fun, artsy or ghouly—get creative as you paint on pumpkins! Learn how to mix paint to capture all the beautiful colors Fall has to offer and leave with a unique Halloween decoration.
710 / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / Saturday, October 19 / 12 – 2 p.m. / Kranzberg Education Lab / $35
Under the Stars
Join Laumeier Sculpture Park & the St. Louis Astronomical Society* for an evening of stargazing. See what Saturn & Jupiter look like up close while you learn about different telescopes that astronomers use.
711 / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / Saturday, November 16, 7 – 9 p.m. /
Kranzberg Education Lab / $10
Trim the Trees
Bring the whole family to Laumeier for some tree-trimming fun! Learn about Missouri birds and create bird feeder ornaments to attract winter birds to your backyard. Make an extra ornament to share with Laumeier’s feathered friends, then warm up indoors with hot cocoa and a winter story.
712 / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / Saturday, December 14 / 1:00–3:00 p.m. /
Kranzberg Education Lab / $15
EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Scholarships for education programs are available through the Laumeier Sculpture Park Education Scholarship Fund. Assistance is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed for all applicants. Scholarships are granted solely on the basis of financial need and are awarded on a sliding scale. Assistance is granted regardless of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or nationality. Laumeier cannot guarantee space in a program without a completed Scholarship Application Form. Applicants must submit a new Scholarship Application Form on an annual basis. Please contact the Education Department at 314.615.5268 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to request an application.
Supported by Blueprint4Summer STL and the Windgate Foundation.