How has space inspired art and artists? How does art help us learn about and understand space? Meet the people who create art meant to communicate, interpret and spark wonder. Create your own art inspired by astronomy and the universe.
On Site Family Day
Saturday, November 18 from 10 am - 2 pm
How has space inspired art and artists? How does art help us learn about and understand space? Meet the people who create art meant to inspire, interpret, communicate and spark wonder.
- Demonstrations and hands-on activities
- A community art project
- Meet an Expert stations with scientists and artists
- Scavenger hunt exploration of the exhibits
Virtual Family Day
Launching Friday, November 17
Soar Together activities are available online for families to participate in, no matter where they live. Activities include story time, videos, and hands-on demonstrations learners of all ages can do at home.
Check out these activities crafted for young learners to learn more about how space has inspired art and artists.
Story Time: Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
Join us for a reading of Ablaze with Color: A story of Painter Alma Thomas by Jeanne Walker Harvey. Learn about how Alma Thomas was inspired by space to create four paintings in the Museum’s collection. After the reading, use paint, colored paper, or any art materials you have at home to create your own art that celebrates space and the sky.