Category: Activity

Bonsai Exhibition and Art Activity

More than tiny trees, bonsai brings an ancient art form to life. Build your own at home with this hands-on project for the whole family. Check out our virtual tour of the Dixon's bonsai exhibition linked below! Download a hands-on project.  Más que un pequeño árbol, el bonsai da vida a una antigua forma de arte. Crea tu propio hogar con este proyecto práctico para toda la familia.   Descarga un proyecto práctico .... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Master Copies for Kids featuring "For America"

Enjoy a quick video with Mr. JT and learn about the art of the master copies and ways to explore them. "For American: Paintings from the National Academy of Design" is on view at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens through September 27. We hope that you are able to visit and see this amazing exhibition in person, on view through September 27.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, August 1, 2020
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Nature Activity: How Insects Fly

We had a blast with our Nature Camp Online participants last week: planting, experimenting, crafting, and exploring. Try out one of our camp-exclusive, self-guided activities, and learn how insects fly. Download this activity.  Click here to support the Dixon today! ¡Nos divertimos mucho con nuestro Nature Camp Online! participantes la semana pasada: plantando, experimentando, elaborando y explorando. Realiza una de nuestras actividades autoguiadas exclusivas del... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, July 23, 2020
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Drawing Challenge: Create an Unusual Pet

Drawing Challenge: Create an unusual pet! We would love to see what you make! Share your creation with us by tagging the Dixon Gallery and Gardens or using the hashtag #discoverthedixon. Check out some of the drawings our EDU team made today.  example by Mister JT (left) example by Celeste Reto de Dibujo: !Nos encantaría ver lo que haces! Comparte tu creación con nosotros etiqueteando al Dixon Gallery and Gardens o usando el hashtag #discoverthedixon. Mira... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, July 16, 2020
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Art Activity: Surprise Portraits

 Create your own surprising and silly portraits! All you need is a partner and something to write with! download activity    ¡Crea tu retrato de una forma divertida! Lo único que necesitas es un compañero/a y algo con que dibujar. actividad de descarga  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, July 9, 2020
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4th of July Double Feature: Two Ways to Make Firework Art!

Happy 4th of July everyone. This is an important year to reflect on what it means to be an American! Here are some great ideas that can get you and your kiddos making and talking! Feliz el 4 de julio a todos. Este es un año importante para reflexionar sobre lo que significa ser estadounidense ¡Aquí hay algunas ideas geniales que pueden ayudar a que usted y sus hijos hablen al respecto mientras hacen una activad!   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, July 4, 2020
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The Rainbow Wishing Star

Learn a simple and fun project that will help your child articulate their dreams and aspirations. Download full activity .  Aprende un proyecto simple y divertido que ayudará a tu hijo/a a articular sus sueños y aspiraciones. Descargar actividad completa .  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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Art Activity: Finish That

Finish that artwork! Use your imagination to finish the drawing below. Print the drawing and add to it or create your own version. Share your creation with us by tagging the Dixon Gallery and Gardens or #discoverthedixon. Today's "Finish That" is inspired by artist James Jacques Joseph Tissot.  !Termina esta obra! Usa tu imaginación para terminar este dibujo. Imprímelo, agrega tu parte o crea tu propia versión. Comparte to creación con nosotros... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, June 29, 2020
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Using Clay to Relieve Anxiety

Learn to make three different types of playdough as well as a mindfulness activity to go along with each one. Cloud Clay 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup lotion Moon Sand 2 cups flour 1/4 cup oil Salt Dough  1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 3/4 cup water Aprende a hacer tres tipos diferentes de plastilina, así como una actividad de atención plena para acompañar a cada uno. Nube de Arcilla 1/2... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, June 27, 2020
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Nature Activity: Pressed Flowers

Pressing flowers reveals a whole new world of craft possibilites. Learn how to build your own flower press right from your recycle bin. download activity   Presionar flores revela un nuevo mundo de posibilidades artesanales. Aprende a construir tu propia prensa de flores directamente desde tu papelera de reciclaje. actividad de descarga  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Dixon Collection Bingo!

   Use paintings from the Dixon's permanent collection above to spot the objects below. Once you find five in a row, you win! For an added challenge, try to find all the objects! Download Bingo Card Usando pinturas de la colección permanente del Dixon encuentra los objetos a continuación. ¡Una vez que hayas encontrado cinco seguidos, ganas! ¡Para un desafío adicional, trata de encontrar todos los objetos! Descargar Bingo... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, June 22, 2020
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Nature Activity: Nature Mobiles

Take some time for a STEAM challenge! Nature mobiles have it all: art-making, nature-exploring, and engineer-thinking. Collect materials from your neighborhood and put your balance-building skills to the test. download activity  ¡Tómate un tiempo para hacer un desafío STEAM! Los móviles de la naturaleza lo tienen todo: creación de arte, exploración e ingengieria. Reúne materiales en tu vecindario y pon tus a prueba tus... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, June 18, 2020
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