Art Projects

Projects inspired by artists and works in the collection. 

Jackson Pollock-Inspired Action Painting

Create your own Jackson Pollock-Inspired Action Painting!  We suggest trying this project outside. Click below for instructions and materials.

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Joan Miró-Inspired Yarn Activity 

Using yarn, recreate the shapes found in artworks by Joan Miró. Click below for materials and instructions. 

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Henri Matisse-Inspired Cut-out

Matisse created a new form of art that would come to be known as the “decoupage” or “cut-out.” Matisse used scissors as a new medium and cut colored pieces of paper into different shapes. Create your own Matisse cut-out collage! Click below for instructions.

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Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877), Still Life, 1871-1872

Still Life Activity

Feeling inspired by Courbet’s still life? Find objects in your home that you can use for a still life. Click below for materials and instructions. 

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Alexander Calder (American (1898-1976), Grasshopper, circa 1948

Balance Animals

Create an animal sculpture inspired by Alexandar Calder's moving sculpture, Grasshopper

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Artwork by Jill Lavetsky

Art From Everyday Materials

Rip, cut, and collage materials you find in your home for this activity inspired by the special exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney’s Collection. 

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Artwork by Nicole Henao

Assemblage / Inspired by Louise Nevelson’s Sky Wall

Use materials around your home to create an assemblage inspired by Louise Nevelson who often constructed her puzzle-like wall sculptures or standing pieces out of multiple cut pieces of wood.

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Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Still Life on Red Tablecloth, 1936

Still Life

Inspired by Georges Braque’s artwork, draw and paint your own still life by finding objects in your house and outdoor space that have texture, shape and color!

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Homemade Chinese Seals

Chinese seals are stamps used to mark important documents, pieces of art, or contracts. Typically, they are carved into stone and often dipped into red ink. In this activity learn to make your Chinese seal!

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Upcycled Masks inspired by Artist Nick Cave 

Create your own Nick Cave inspired mask! This art activity is available to download in English and Spanish. 

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Faith Ringgold (American, born 1930)⠀The French Collection Part II, #12, Moroccan Holiday,1997. Acrylic and ink on canvas with fabric. Purchase, R. H. Norton Trust, 98.765

Story Quilts

Using various types and colors of paper, create a story quilt inspired by Faith Ringgold's Moroccan Holiday! English and Spanish instructions are available. 

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Coloring Sheets

Coloring sheet for Tom Otterness, Foot, 1988

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Coloring sheet for Keith Haring, Julia, 1987

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Coloring sheet for Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Typewriter Eraser, Scale X, 1999

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Coloring sheet for "Shonzui"- Style Gourd - Shaped Sake Flask (Tokkuri), circa 1621-1644

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Coloring sheet for Mickalene Thomas, Naomi Looking Forward #2, 2016

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Coloring sheet for Stuart Davis, New York Mural, 1932

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Coloring sheet for Pendant (Pei) in the Form of a Dragon, circa 475-400 BCE Eastern Zhou Dynasty, early Warring States Period

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Coloring sheet for Roof-Ridge Fascia Panels with Molded and Applied Decoration of Dragons among Peonies, circa 1550s

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Coloring sheet for Ranchos Church No. 1, 1929, Georgia O’Keeffe

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Coloring sheet for Georgia O’Keeffe, Red Flower, 1919

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Coloring sheet for Graciela Iturbide Nuestra Señora des las Iguanas, Juchitán, México, 1979

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Drawing Prompts

Stuart Davis, New York Mural

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Mickalene Thomas, Naomi Looking Forward # 2

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Jenny Saville, Mnemosyne I

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Georgia O’Keeffe, Red Flower

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