The Studio - DuPage Children's Museum

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Create Something Uniquely You!

Explore materials, learn about process, and create some art. Bring your creativity and curiosity to The Studio where every visit is a chance to create something uniquely you. The Studio is a space where your imagination can take you anywhere. The Studio offers open-ended, multi-disciplinary arts and maker activities on a rotating basis.

The opportunity to create art comes with many benefits. Art promotes:
  • Creativity
  • Confidence
  • Problem-solving
  • Patience and persistence
  • The ability to give and receive feedback
Plan Your Next Visit

Upcoming Studio Activities

Sunday, February 16 – Tuesday, February 25
Making Connections

Add your own individual touch to our collaborative community sculpture, which symbolizes the myriad of connections between people, ideas, play, and our community. Artist-In-Residence Angela Lyonsmith will be in The Studio:

  • Tuesday, February 18 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 21 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 24 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday February 26 – Thursday, February 27
Art & Architecture

Explore the world of buildings. Draw a blueprint, build with LEGO® Architecture kits, and a fabulous collection of wooden blocks.

 

Saturday, February 28
Making Connections

Add your own individual touch to our collaborative community sculpture, which symbolizes the myriad of connections between people, ideas, play, and our community.
Artist-In-Residence Angela Lyonsmith will be in The Studio from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Sunday February 29 – Sunday, March 1
Glue It

Join us in the Studio as we test the limits of what glue can do.  We will experiment with all kinds of glue and make something fantastic!

 

Monday, March 2
Making Connections

Add your own individual touch to our collaborative community sculpture, which symbolizes the myriad of connections between people, ideas, play, and our community.
Artist-In-Residence Angela Lyonsmith will be in The Studio from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday March 3 – Monday, March 9
Clay Play

Push, pull, roll, and squish the clay into anything you can imagine!

 

Tuesday March 10 – Thursday, March 12
Watercolor Experiments 

Come paint with watercolor in the Studio as we playfully experiment with all kinds of ways to make art!

 

Friday, March 13 – Monday, March 16
Making Connections

Add your own individual touch to our collaborative community sculpture, which symbolizes the myriad of connections between people, ideas, play, and our community. Artist-In-Residence Angela Lyonsmith will be in The Studio:

  • Friday, March 13 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 14 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 16 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

  

 

Studio activities are subject to change without notice.

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