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

Thursday, January 2 – Sunday, January 5
Flying Art

Make it fly, spin, hover, and more!  Try your hand at designing your very own flying machine. Our wind table provides the lift, you provide the imagination.

 

Monday, January 6 – Sunday, January 12
Art and Architecture

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

 

Monday, January 13 – Saturday, January 18
Water Color Experiments

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

 

Sunday, January 19 – Monday, January 20
Making Connections

play with fabric, yarn, and textiles of all kinds as we begin creating a large collaborative art piece with our newest Artist-In-Residence Angela Lyonsmith. Angela will be in The Studio on Sunday 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. and Monday 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday January 21 – Thursday, January 23
Makerspace

Making is one of the strongest ways to grow and learn. Come to The Studio to create with our vast collection of recycled materials. 

 

Friday, January 24 – Saturday, January 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 on Friday from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, January 26
Clay Play

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

 

Monday, January 27
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 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday January 28 – Thursday, January 30
Collage

Come experiment with shape, form, texture, and color!

  

 

Studio activities are subject to change without notice.

Artist-In-Residence

October – December 2019

Universally beloved, butterflies are a symbol of welcoming. Add your own unique touch creating welcoming art as we begin a new journey with Artist-in-Residence, Norma Rios-Sierra! The finished art piece will be hung in one of the Museum’s exhibits.

 

Norma will be in The Studio
several days each week October – December.


CLICK HERE to view her schedule.

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