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Free Family Art Day: Mixed Media Sculpture

Promotional image of kids participating in Free Family Art Day at Oceanside Museum of Art.

Above: Promotional image of kids participating in Free Family Art Day at Oceanside Museum of Art.

Learn the art of sculpture at the next Free Family Art Day where families can create mixed media sculptures inspired by two of OMA’s exhibits: In Search of Shadows by artist James Hubbell and Flavia Gilmore’s assemblage exhibition: Paper, Wood, Metal.

Kids will have the opportunity to explore a variety of different media and create their own three-dimensional form using wood, paper, Styrofoam, tin foil, wire, yarn and other found objects. At Free Family Art Day, children and their parents work closely in the artistic process designing small works of art that reflect concepts and themes from the exhibitions on view. All art activities and exhibitions on view are free to the public. Projects are designed to engage children of all ages. No art experience is required for the art activities. Healthy refreshments and kid-centric docent tours will be provided.

For information about the museum or to volunteer at Free Family Art Day, call (760) 435-3720 or visit www.oma-online.org.

Location: Oceanside Museum of Art: 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054. Google Map

About Oceanside Museum of Art:
Opened in 1995, Oceanside Museum of Art fosters and promotes the study, appreciation, and understanding of art, with special focus on regional art, through its exhibitions, collections, and educational programs. In addition to a progressive exhibition schedule featuring 4-5 major exhibitions and 8-10 rotating exhibitions a year, the museum is housed in side-by-side buildings designed by two of Southern California’s most renowned Modernist architects, Irving Gill and Frederick Fisher.

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