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HirshhornKidsAtHome

Youth and Family Programs
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Preschool (0 to 4 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Museum Staff
Language Arts And English, Science, Social Studies, Arts :
Smithsonian Staff

HirshhornKidsAtHome's collections

 

MAKE IT: Scrap Life

<p>Can your space inspire you? Use scrap fabric, papers, and other objects to create a collage still life.</p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media <a href="https://www.instagram.com/hirshhorn/">@hirshhorn</a> with <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hirshhorninsideout/">#HirshhornInsideOut</a>.</p> <p>Time: 45–60 minutes | Skill Level: Intermediate | Topic: Still Life</p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p> <p><br /></p> <p></p>
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MAKE IT: Story Layers

<p>Reveal the layers within a story that matters to you with Mark Bradford. <br /></p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media <a href="https://www.instagram.com/hirshhorn/">@hirshhorn</a> with <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hirshhorninsideout/">#HirshhornInsideOut</a>.</p> <p>Time: 60-90 minutes | Skill Level: Advanced | Topic: Storytelling</p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong> </p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p> <p><br /></p> <p></p>
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MAKE IT: Naturally You

<p>If you could be anything from nature, what would you be? Inspired by artist Thierry de Cordier, create a self-portrait using natural items. <br /></p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media <a href="https://www.instagram.com/hirshhorn/">@hirshhorn</a> with <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hirshhorninsideout/">#HirshhornInsideOut</a>.</p> <p>Time: 15–20 minutes | Skill level: Beginner | Topic: Representation</p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p>
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MAKE IT: Rock and Metal Sculptures

<p>Design a sculpture using your rock collection and metal items from your junk drawer.<br /></p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media @hirshhorn with #HirshhornInsideOut.</p> <p>Time: 15–20 minutes | Skill Level: Beginner | Topic: Contrasting materials<br /></p><hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong><br /></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p>
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MAKE IT: Catch the Sun

<p>Create a complementary colors suncatcher inspired by <em><a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/exhibitions/pat-steir/" target="_blank">Pat Steir: Color Wheel</a></em>. Gather some paper, crayons, cooking oil, and a brush and get started!<br /></p> <p>time: 20–30 minutes | skill level: beginner | topic: complementary colors</p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong> </p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at [add landing page] and here on the Learning Lab.</p>
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MAKE IT: Funny Pages Poetry

<p>Artist Tony Lewis loved Calvin and Hobbes when he was a boy. Inspired by a love of the “funny pages,” his artwork repurposes old comics into poems. Grab some comics and make your own!</p> <p> <strong>time: </strong>30–45 minutes | <strong>skill level: </strong>Advanced | <strong>topic: </strong>comics and poetry</p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong><br /></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at HIRSHHORN KIDS at home and here on the Learning Lab.</p> <p><br /></p>
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MAKE IT: Hidden Noise Maker

<p>Play a game inspired by Marcel Duchamp! Make your own noisemaker, with a secret noise inside.     </p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media @hirshhorn with #HirshhornInsideOut.<br /></p><p>Time: 20–30 minutes | Skill Level: Intermediate | Topic: Readymades  </p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p>
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MAKE IT: A World in a Box

<p>Use your imagination to construct your own three-dimensional box inspired by artist Joseph Cornell.<br /></p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media <a href="https://www.instagram.com/hirshhorn/">@hirshhorn</a> with <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hirshhorninsideout/">#HirshhornInsideOut</a>.</p> <p>Time: 30–45 minutes | Skill Level: Intermediate | Topic: Imagination  </p> <hr /><p><strong>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</strong><br /></p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p>
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MAKE IT: Picasso Rocks

<p><strong></strong>Transform a rock into a colorful work of art inspired by Pablo Picasso’s vibrant and expressive portraits.</p> <p>We want to see your creations! Share on social media <a href="https://www.instagram.com/hirshhorn/">@hirshhorn</a> with <a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hirshhorninsideout/">#HirshhornInsideOut</a>.</p> <p>Time: 30–45 minutes | Skill Level: Beginner | Topic: Portraits</p><hr /><p><b>About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</b> </p> <p>Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/for-kids/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS</a> into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at <a href="https://hirshhorn.si.edu/explore/kids-at-home/" target="_blank">HIRSHHORN KIDS at home</a> and here on the Learning Lab.</p> <p><strong></strong></p>
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