SONIC Foundation Family Art Kits

This year, OKCMOA and SONIC Foundation are bringing Family Day straight into your home! We’ve made art kits, tours, and videos to learn about SCULPTURE. Follow these steps: 

Pick up an art kit at one of these Metropolitan Library locations* for free:

  1. Almonte Library  (out of boxes)
  2. Capitol Hill Library  (out of boxes)
  3. Del City Library (out of boxes)
  4. Ralph Ellison Library (out of boxes)
  5. Southern Oaks Library (out of boxes)

*Be sure to check hours and availability by calling ahead. 

OR 

Stop by the OKCMOA Museum Store to purchase a kit for $25 beginning January 31.

OR 

Gather the art supplies listed below and get ready to follow along with the videos!

Make a Dale Chihuly Macchia! 

Supplies:  

  • Shrink film (1 sheet)
  • Drawing paper (1 sheet)
  • Pencil
  • Colored pencils and/or permanent markers (These will stain fabrics and surfaces, so use carefully!)
  • Scissors
  • Chipboard or cardboard (1 piece or scrap)
  • Wooden base
  • Acrylic paints (These will stain fabrics and surfaces, so use them carefully!)
  • Paint palette or paper plate
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue 
  • Oven or toaster oven (Be sure to ask an adult for help!) 

Want to learn more?

  

Make Op art like Karl Gerstner! 

 

Supplies: 

  • Drawing paper (1 sheet)
  • Pencil
  • Colored pencils and/or permanent markers (These will stain fabrics and surfaces, so use carefully!)
  • Scissors
  • Glass gem (about 2” diameter)
  • Tacky glue 

Want to learn more?

 

Make a mobile like Alexander Calder! 

Supplies: 

  • Wire (8 pieces, about 14” long each)
  • Chipboard or thin cardboard (2-3 pieces)
  • Pencil
  • Acrylic paints (These will stain fabrics and surfaces, so use them carefully!)
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint palette
  • Scissors
  • Washi tape
  • Thumbtack (Be careful; it’s sharp!)
  • Paper towel
  • Twine, yarn, or string (about 12” long) 

Want to learn more?

 


We want to say thank you to:  

  • SONIC Foundation for making these kits possible 
  • Our friends at the Metropolitan Library System and Oklahoma Children’s Hospital at OU Health for their help distributing kits  
  • YOU … for learning about and making art!