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DoodleBugs: Night Animals

By: Library Staff October 27, 2021

What spooky creatures lurk in the darkness? Are bats and owls really scary? Or do they just like the nighttime? Check out this funny story with a surprise ending, study which nocturnal critters are in the galleries right now, and then create a dark work of art. Check www.CRMA.org for a list of materials* you’ll…

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DoodleBugs: Art & Neigh-ture

By: Library Staff September 29, 2021

Saddle up for a silly but sweet horse story, see a couple of horses we have on view right now at the museum, and then use items you find outdoors to create a found object collage. Check www.CRMA.org for a list of materials you’ll need if you’d like to create along with us. All ages…

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DoodleBugs: Opposites Pop!

By: Library Staff August 27, 2021

Opposite colors, otherwise known as complementary colors, can really pop next to each other. Gather your supplies and create some eye-popping artwork! Supplies: To do the art project along with Miss Erin, you’ll need these materials: • Colored papers in these colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Miss Erin will be using construction…

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DoodleBugs: Red + White + Blue

By: Library Staff July 23, 2021

What do you get when you mix white with red or blue? What if you mix in more and more white? The French word is ombré; artists call it value. We’ll experiment today, and turn it into a cool and delicious-looking work of art. To do the art project along with Miss Erin, you’ll need…

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DoodleBugs: Silver Sparks & Golden Glow

By: Library Staff June 25, 2021

It’s time for fireworks! We’ll make sparkly art in a rainbow of metallic colors*, just in time for the 4th of July. Get ready to ooh and ahh! Supplies: To do the art project along with Miss Erin, you’ll need these materials: • Aluminum foil—this will be our “paper” so use a piece of foil…

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