Children's Festival in Marblehead

The Children's Festival is just one event of many in the Marblehead Festival of the Arts

How wonderful to have kids view the world through a 64-color box of Crayola Crayons instead of an 8-color box, and the Children's Festival is here to help bring out the artist in every child. The Children’s Festival is a unique "hands on" arts-based program of activities directed toward children aged ten years and younger. . All activities are free of charge and all children should be accompanied by an adult.

Our theme this year is Celebrating Great Artists with "hands-on" art projects geared toward children around ages three to ten years, including:

  • Sonia's Circles- Collage technique that uses colorful precut circles of that children arrange and paste onto a dramatic background. Inspired by works of Sonia Delaunay.
  • Coloring Great Artists- line drawings based on paintings by the masters are colored in.  (Vincent Van Gough's Sunflowers and Salvador Dali's Melting Clocks)
  • Emily Kngwarreye's "Dump Dump" style Dot Painting
  • Fish like Frost- fish prints that aim to celebrate the work of Marblehead artist J.O.J Frost. 

The festival favorites include:

  • Musical medley with volunteer Teresa Coelho of Music Together
  • Patriotic beads, hats and banners
  • America Rocks- painted red, white and blue (rock painting)

Part of the Marblehead Festival of Arts

When: 
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10am-1pm
Prices: 
FREE
Phone: 
781.639.2787
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