Feeling inspired to try something new?
Let us show you ways to express yourself through art, whether or not you’ve tried it before. We’ve made it easy for you, your family and friends to engage in art activities and have creative fun. You’ll discover how easy it is, and gain confidence that you can create anything you want. Come let your inner artist play.
Children of the World Doll Workshop Monday, January 16 2017 10:00am – 6:00pm
Celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by making a doll from anywhere in the world. Decorate your doll with eyes, nose, a mouth, clothing, and jewelry. You’ll even create your own fabric patterns! There is a world of possibilities with multicultural patterns from all around the globe. Equally suitable for boys and girls ages 8 and older (younger with adult helper). Project takes about one hour. Shared tables. Groups or 3 or more should reserve in advance.
Project is $15 per person and includes all materials needed.
Where in the Square?
What do a 5ft giraffe, a brick from Babe Ruth’s house, and an antique pump organ have in common? They can all be found in the Capitol Square business district of East Arlington. And finding them can win you prizes.
Pick up a Passport at this Saturday’s Town Day in Arlington Center, or at Artbeat anytime afterward. Then take an interactive journey through Capitol Square,
matching “top attractions” with the corresponding businesses. Ask the businesses to stamp your passport, then bring your completed passport to Artbeat to be entered to win monthly and grand prize drawings. TAKE YOUR TIME – the passport game starts in September and runs throughout the holiday season, so you’ll have plenty of time to find all the special goods and services that make Capitol Square such a great place to be.
Renowned Silhouette artist CLAY RICE will be at Artbeat on October 5 from 3 to 6 PM to make portraits of your child. Silhouette art captures the world in black and white, and the portraits that are made for you at this sitting will become heirlooms for your family for years to come. They… Read more »