Update on COVID-19

The Ohio Craft Museum is now open to the public, with limited hours and new protocols in place. The health and safety of museum visitors is our highest priority. We are currently open from 10 am – 2 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. All visitors and staff must wear masks and practice social distancing. For more information, call us at 614-486-4402.

Youth & Family Classes

The Ohio Craft Museum offers a variety of educational programming for children, teens and families, such as Hand-in-Hand family workshops, summer art camps, teen workshops, holiday gift-making workshops, fall break mini-camps and more. To be added to our children’s education mailing list, please enter your information at the bottom of this page.

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Fall Art Boxes – fall craft for kids

Summer art camp boxes were so popular we’ve decided to offer Fall Art Boxes! The box contains supplies for two fall-themed art projects, including the cute collage (picture here) by Judi Young. Projects are supported by fun instructional videos created by teachers. Designed for children in grades 1-6. Basic art supplies from home is all that’s needed (scissors, crayons, glue, etc).

Only $20 each! Fall Art Boxes will be available starting October 5 through October 31, (or while supplies last) and can be preordered now!  Boxes can be paid for online and picked up at the museum or shipped for an extra charge.

Art boxes will also be available for purchase in our museum gift shop. Museum hours starting October 1st, Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday & Sunday 1-4, 614-486-4402.

Click Here to Buy an Art Box Now!

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Educational Resources for At-Home Fun!  

Check out the links and sources below for fun creative inspiration!

Follow us on Instagram @ohiodesignercraftsmen for Take-Over Tuesday, to see artists sharing information on themselves, their work and studio practice.

Children’s book author leads viewers in daily doodling & studio visit: Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

The Washington Post recently listed 12 historic sites you can tour virtually from home. Click Here to Check it Out!  and then Click Here for Tips on how to talk about Art!

Art teacher Cassie Stephens, a funny, wacky creative woman, offers daily projects for kids and the kid in all of us. She’s live each day on Facebook & Instagram at 11am CT. Classes are archived on her YouTube Channel and more info on her blog: https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com

Local artists show DIY Crafts for kids & adults. Click Here to Check it Out!

Have fun playing an Indoor Scavenger Hunt and Outdoor Scavenger Hunt! Just click to print/view.

Happy Birthday Vincent!
Vincent Van Gogh was born on  March 30, 1853. The Van Gogh Museum is currently closed, but you can still visit the museum online and find activities to do. Click Here to check it out!

Lets Play Sculptionary!
At summer camp each year I make lots of playdough. As a lunchtime activity we use it to play Sculptionary! Making play dough is simple and fun! Check Pinterest for lots of different recipes, depending on what ingredients you have on hand. Click Here for a recipe!
We play Sculptionary by giving each child a small piece of playdough. One person holds up flash cards with words of objects to sculpt like, toothbrush, flower, hat, etc. Another person, who doesn’t know the word on the flash card, tries to guess. Of course this version involves a lot of people, at home with less people you’ll have to be creative in playing this game. Maybe you play the game remotely with family or friends. Be creative and have fun! Send me photos of things you sculpt or other arts and crafts you’re doing from home and we’ll share them on Instagram and Facebook to inspire others!

Be well & stay creative!

 

 

Send photo’s to: pwallacatania@ohiocraft.org

 

 

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