Join us for a day of family-friendly activities inspired the Social Fabric: Textiles and Contemporary Issues exhibition. Hands-on art-making, artist demonstrations, drop in educator-led guided tours, scavenger hunts and more.
What’s happening, 11 am – 4 pm
Join April Artist-in-Residence and Social Fabric exhibiting artist Emma Welty in creating a large community medallion weaving with support from the artists and weavers from Looking Upwards.
Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Make your own animated short with the Gif-o-Graf guys using a myriad of materials. Inspired by the work of Social Fabric exhibiting artist Aubrey Longley-Cook, contribute one animated frame to our community stop motion animation.
Educator-led Guided Looking
Explore the Social Fabric exhibition in more detail through family friendly guided looking activities.
Enjoy exploring every gallery as you seek out the images in our self guided image-based scavenger hunts.
I Want to Be…
Create your own dream job sash inspired by the I Want to Be… dream job artworks made by local Newport students on view in the Museum School, in collaboration with Working Cities Newport.
You, in Silhouette
Create your own silhouette image in our drop in workshop. Inspired by the artwork of Social Fabric exhibiting artist Letitia Huckaby, and led by Museum educators.
Dream Fest Career Day: Meet the Museum Staff 2:00 pm at the Museum School
Wonder what kinds of careers exist in Museums? Join Museum staff at the Museum School for an informal conversation and introduction, in conjunction with Working Cities Newport’s Dream Fest Career Fair (held at Pell School from 11-3).
Take advantage of free charter bus transportation looping between Pell School and the Museum between 11 am – 4 pm.
FREE for ALL Saturday is free for everyone, and all materials are provided.
RSVP appreciated! Visit the link below.