Art Room

Art Room

Exhibit Highlights

The Art Room provides activities for children that spark imagination, creativity and fun. Explore art with a variety of materials from paper and markers to string and paint. Replicate one of our examples, or create something totally new!

Learning Topics

  • Create original artworks
  • Learn art techniques
  • Practice social and emotional skills
  • Expand learning through STEAM

Create in WOW!’s Art Room

The Art Room stocks a variety of collage materials, recycled containers and creative craft supplies so visitors can explore mixed media techniques and create one of a kind art work. The Art Room provides a wonderful opportunity for a family to design and create together!

Check out the Calendar page for a list of upcoming art programs, crafts and classes!

What you’ll learn:

Experience new and familiar art materials and techniques to widen the brain’s capacity for science, technology, engineering, and math. Acquire math skills such as spacial-relationship while negotiating with shapes and forms. Practice engineering and technology capabilities with materials and techniques. Learn about science with material actions and interactions. Improve social and emotional skills while working with and describing artwork.

  • Young explorers will enjoy working with a wide assortment of tools and materials.
  • Artists young and old will learn art techniques such as collage, watercolor painting, weaving, clay working, building with reusable materials, and more!
  • Creating artwork is an exercise of expression, concentration, communication, organization, fine motor control
  • The act of art creation can relieve of anxiety, develop self-awareness, and improve social skills.

Plan a Visit

Master Artist Studies

Using the work of famous artists as inspiration, Master Artist Studies encourages children to create their own masterpieces with a variety of mediums and materials. Study the process of the master, practice, and create! Featured artists will rotate every 2 months. Master Artist Studies is funded in part by a grant from the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission.

Featured Artists and Artwork Include:

  • Vincent van Gogh – Starry Night
  • Faith Ringgold – Tar Beach
  • Diego Rivera – Quetzalcoatll
  • Mary Cassatt – Mother and Child
  • Edgar Degas – Dancer
  • Kenojuak Ashevak – Vigilant Owl
  • Andy Warhol – Marilynn 1964
  • Katsushika Hokusai – The Great Wave


Plan a Visit