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Arts for All: Take It or Weave It   Leave a comment

Coat Hanger Weaving

 

Discover your creative side! Families are invited to join us on Saturdays in the Arts for All room to explore performance, visual and language arts through fun, hands-on activities. Arts for All engages participants more deeply with the GPAC’s exhibits. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

One of the oldest art forms in the world, weaving is simple, fun, and has endless possibilities. Join the fun as we weave on coat hangers, cups, plates, hula hoops, and even tree branches!

Saturdays, 12 – 4pm

July 6 – 27

Posted July 16, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Arts for All: Make an Impression   Leave a comment

Prints

Discover the world of printmaking by using leaves, yarn, Styrofoam, or even your thumb to create awesome stamps! Pick your favorite method to make a memorable piece of artwork to take home.

Mural Madness!

While visiting Arts for All, take part in a collaborative mural that complements the current activity. Add your own unique touch to a fun community project that you can look back and be proud of for days to come.
Indianapolis Community Print
Learn fun printmaking techniques in Arts for All, then leave your mark on a group print piece. You can pick a section of the city themed mural to design and stamp. Show us what “community” means to you!

Saturdays 12:00 – 4:00pm

June 8 – 29

Posted June 8, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Pop In to Make a Pop-Up!   Leave a comment

Boy with pop up face

Are you a fan of pop-up books? Have you ever wondered how they are made? Head on over to the Arts for All room and join us for some 3D fun! We’ll show you how to make a drawing look like it’s coming off the page and make creatures with mouths that open and close. All materials provided, just bring your imagination!

Girl with pop-up creature

Boy with pop-up

Boy with pop-up eye

Posted April 12, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Arts for All: Pop-Up Pictures   Leave a comment

Pop up pictures

After visiting the Indiana Photographic Society exhibit, swing by the Arts for All room for some hands-on fun! Turn a normal picture into an outstanding 3D masterpiece. Find the perfect photo from a magazine, make a few cuts and watch it transform!

Feb 02 – Mar 30

Saturdays

12pm – 4pm

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Posted March 23, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Fantastic Felt Faces   1 comment

Mom and Baby Portrait

If you haven’t made a face out of felt, you haven’t lived! The vivid colors capture your eye, and the way the felt sticks together makes it easy to arrange the perfect composition. We have several templates for hair, features, and accessories, or you can come up with your own designs. Stop by the Arts for All room on Saturdays from 12 -4pm now through the end of March to make your own silly face! Read the rest of this entry »

Posted March 6, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Arts for All: Felt Faces   Leave a comment

Felt Faces

Ever feel like you’re falling to pieces? Well put yourself together again using colorful felt shapes and glue! Visit the GPAC during the Tina Lynch Wilson and Neil Hottle Exhibition and make a unique felt collage self-portrait that you can take home.

Feb 02 – Mar 30                           Saturdays                                   Free

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Posted January 26, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All

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Arts for All Outreach: Dancing like the Stars   1 comment

Dancing kids

The Garfield Park Arts Center is getting ready for this season’s Arts for All Outreach program! People of all ages are invited to join us at Indy Parks Family Centers around the city to explore performance, visual and language arts through fun, hands-on activities.

Dancing Like the Stars

Have some active fun as you sample classical ballet, modern, jazz and hip hop dance styles with teaching artist Nicole Hargro.  Check the schedule below to find out when Nicole will be visiting a park near you!

Each program is from 6:00 – 8:00pm.

  1. Jan 14    Krannert
  2. Feb 11   Riverside
  3. Feb 25   Broad Ripple
  4. Mar 4    Windsor Village
  5. Mar 11  Rhodius
  6. Apr 15   Brookside
  7. Apr 22   Christian
  8. Apr 29   Thatcher
  9. May 6    Washington

No registration required, open to all ages, and it’s absolutely free! Drop in any time during the 2 hour program.

Questions? Feel free to give us a call (317) 327-7135.

Posted January 7, 2013 by GPAC Arts in Arts For All, Events, News

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