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

Monday, October 14 – Friday, October 18
Flying Art

Using a variety of lightweight materials, try your hand at designing your very own flying machine! Our wind table provides the lift, you provide the imagination.

 

Saturday, October 19
Butterfly Mosaics

Universally beloved, butterflies are a symbol of welcoming! Add your own unique touch to a Butterfly Mosaic that will be installed in the Museum when it is complete. CLICK HERE to see when the Artist-in-Residence, Norma, will be in The Studio to work alongside the children.

 

Sunday, October 20 – Thursday, October 24
Makerspace

Making is one of the strongest ways to grow and learn. Come practice your problem solving skills and explore your creativity. Come tinker with our vast collection of recyclables and see what you can come up with! “A Makerspace is a metaphor for a unique learning environment that encourages tinkering, play and open-ended exploration for all”  ~Laura Fleming

 

Friday, October 25
Butterfly Mosaics

Universally beloved, butterflies are a symbol of welcoming! Add your own unique touch to a Butterfly Mosaic that will be installed in the Museum when it is complete. CLICK HERE to see when the Artist-in-Residence, Norma, will be in The Studio to work alongside the children.

 

Saturday, October 26
FrankenBuddies

Mix and match old busted toys to make something new and fantastically silly! Come in your costume and join us in celebrating the season at Pumpkin Palooza, today, October 26. In addition to FrankenBuddies there will be other unique creation stations, musical performances, Scare-do Hairdo Studio, and more throughout the Museum.

 

Sunday, October 27
Butterfly Mosaics

Universally beloved, butterflies are a symbol of welcoming! Add your own unique touch to a Butterfly Mosaic that will be installed in the Museum when it is complete. CLICK HERE to see when the Artist-in-Residence, Norma, will be in The Studio to work alongside the children.

 

Monday, October 28 – Wednesday, October 30
Wearable Art

Art is everywhere! You are even wearing it! Come design your very own custom wearable art with our wide array of fabric, bits, and bobs.

 

Thursday, October 31 – Saturday, November 3*
Butterfly Mosaics

Universally beloved, butterflies are a symbol of welcoming! Add your own unique touch to a Butterfly Mosaic that will be installed in the Museum when it is complete. CLICK HERE to see when the Artist-in-Residence, Norma, will be in The Studio to work alongside the children.

* The Studio closes at 12:30 on Thursday, October 31 (the Museum closes early at 1:00 pm).

 

 

 

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 Rio-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.

The Studio is Sponsored by: