Drop-in Studio

Drop-in Studio

Every Saturday, 1:00-4:00 PM
Escape the everyday and step into a world of creativity and new ideas. Drop in with friends or family to explore everything the studio has to offer, including hands-on art-making activities and interactive learning spaces. Free with admission.

View the scheduled programs below.

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Mixed-media sculpture example

Drop-in Studio: Sculpture Challenge
Saturdays in October following ArtPrize, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

What Chopped does with cooking, we’ll do with sculpture. Pick up a mystery bag of materials and assemble a unique sculpture using what you find inside!

Hands pulling ink across a screen.

Drop-in Studio: Pop Art Screenprints
Saturdays in November, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Get inspired by Andy Warhol and learn about Pop Art. Then, pull a screenprint down in GRAM Studio.

Graham cracker house

Drop-in Studio: GRAM Grahams
Saturdays in December, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Build your own unique graham cracker house inspired by the museum itself.

rolling ink and showing a print

Drop-in Studio: Carving Stories
Saturdays in January, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Get inspired by the narrative art of Carl Wilson. Then, carve a clay block and print an image that tells your story in GRAM Studio.

painting a fish with mud

Drop-in Studio: Field Drawings
Saturdays in February, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Can you paint with mud? How about sand? In his series of “Field Drawings,” artist Alexis Rockman made plant and animal studies using dirt, sand, mud, coal, and leaves he collected from different locations around the Great Lakes. Explore Rockman’s “Field Drawings,” then come down to the studio to make one of your own.