HANDS-ON FUN! 


All FAM Classes and workshops are currently canceled, but you can still create with us from home! Please see activities and tips for creating art with children below.

A woman doing crafts with beads

ART PROJECTS INSPIRED BY OUR PERMANENT COLLECTION


Explore the artistic techniques, concepts, and themes behind Fitchburg Art Museum’s permanent collection artworks through these fun creative projects. Explore the full list of tutorials below. Click here for information on how to best use these resources. 

Inspired Animals 

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Abstracted Cactus

Color Crazy

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Unreal!

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A vessel with a gradient. White on the bottom, blue in the center, and red on top.

Vessel Variety

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Imaginary Landscape

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Painting featuring a flower

Fun Photography Effects

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Moran Sq. Diner

Building on the Wall 

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Three women looking confident

Who Are You?

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An abstracted map

Scenes Seen From Above

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ART ACTIVITIES WITH HOUSEHOLD MATERIALS


The open-ended activities below can be adapted for a wide range of ages, and require things found around the home as well as some common, inexpensive art supplies. Explore supplies lists and guidelines for creation.

An abstract cardboard sculpture.

Cardboard Creations

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Coffee Filter Designs

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A paintbrush and painted canvas with hearts

Crayon Resist Drawings

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Finger Painting

Easy Finger Painting

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A recycled sculpture featuring a water bottle.

Recycled Sculpture

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TIPS FOR CREATING ART WITH CHILDREN


Crayons with a child in the background

What to Know

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For more great activities visit our Museum From Home webpage here.

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Saturday–Sunday  11am–5pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
1st Thursday of the month  12pm–7pm 

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Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978.345.4207
info@fitchburgartmuseum.org

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