Designer Family Day (all ages)

11/18/2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

No location provided

Description:

Designer Family Day (all ages)

10:00am – 2:00pm

If you can imagine it, you can design it! This fun family event will be bursting at the seams with activities and games. Make your own wearable art, create the next stylish sensation, and discover your inner designer. You’ll also enjoy snacks and special performances!

Free admission.

 

Art Activities:

Make a Button, Leave a Button: Kids will create their own pins using our button machine. 

Twisteez Sculptures: Create a sculpture out of 1 Twisteez wire. 

Art Bots: Using foam, pipe cleaners, wiggle eyes, electric toothbrushes, and markers, kids will make a robot that can draw all on its own!

Decorate the Director's Car! Using vinyl decals, families will have the opportunity to decorate director Kevin Sharp's ride. 

Paper Airplane Contest (weather permitting): Participants will fold a paper airplane and will test them to see which design flies the farthest.

Paper Bag Hats: Using a variety of materials and paper bags, kids will make wearable art!

Bridge Building: With index cards and popsicle sticks, families will build bridges and see how many plastic animals their bridge can hold!

Interior Design: Using felt and dollhouse furniture, children will design an miniature interior space.

Collaborative Quilt Collage (weather permitting): Inspired by the art of Justin Bowles. 

Flower Arranging: Using artificial flowers and plastic containers children will get a chance to experiment with floral arrangements.

Design a Poster using markers and large drawing paper.

Sketch a Sneaker: Attendees will use crayons and markers on a shoe template to design their own footwear!

 

Scheduled performances:

10:00am - 2:00pm: Ballet Memphis will offer mini ballet lessons

10:00am - 2:00pm: ShoWagon, 4 actors dressed in costumes for 4 different time periods

10:00am - 11:30am: Rodrick Duran Acoustic Guitar

12:00-12:45pm and 1:00-1:45pm: Candy Company: Rock 'n Roll for kids!

Hutchison School: Presenting an act from a play & a fashion show showcasing paper costumes made in Fashion Design Camp


Coming Up
@dixonmemphis
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Third Thursdays: Open until 8pm
Special / Holiday Hours
Affiliations

This site was funded generously by the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, Inc. © Dixon Gallery and Gardens | Memphis Web Design by Speak