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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art


For all programming:

 Where:  Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art located at 4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64111

Cost Per Girl: $9

Cost Per Adult: N/A

How to register:  To learn more and to register for any of these classes, visit the Girl Scout page of Nelson-Atkins website.

Questions: Email StudioWorkshops@nelson-atkins.org

Additional Information:   Each workshop is aligned with current Girl Scout curriculum and provides steps in journeys or completes requirements to earn a badge.  Each Girl Scout receives a Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art patch for participating. Girl Scout workshop registrations must be received one week prior to the workshop date.

Please note: Due to construction, spring 2016 workshops will not be held.

Program Name:  Painting

Who:  Brownie

When:  Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1 - 3 p.m.

What:  Girl Scouts tour the galleries discovering and identifying various painting techniques and styles. In the studio classroom, each student creates a painting that exhibits the use of color choice and a variety of ways to apply paint. Girls will complete parts of the Painting Badge. 

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Program Name:  Clay Creations

Who:  Brownie

When:  Sunday, October 11, 2015, from 1 - 3 p.m.

What:  Explore clay works of art in the galleries and the ways in which they were created. In the studio classroom, learn clay construction techniques by creating a colorful, painted clay tile. Girls will complete parts of the Potter Badge.

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Program Name:  Drawing

Who:  Junior

When: Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 1 - 3 p.m.

What:  Girl Scouts enjoy sketching in the galleries as they explore various works of art. In the studio classroom, the students create their own drawing that further explores drawing techniques, materials and composition. This workshop fulfills four requirements to earn the Drawing Badge.

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Program Name:  Jewelry

Who:  Junior

When: Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 1-3 p.m.

What:  Girl Scouts discover jewelry from ancient to modern times in the galleries. In the studio classroom, they learn a variety of jewelry making techniques while creating a pendant necklace. Girls will complete parts of the Jewelry Badge.

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Program Name:  Girltopia

Who:  Senior

When: Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 1 - 3 p.m. or Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1-3 p.m.

What:  Construct a mixed media collage book that illustrates your vision of an ideal world. In the galleries, explore art created by female artists and discover the role they have in the visual arts. This workshop will help girls with the “Create It” step towards earning their Senior Visionary Award.