It’s your turn to be an artist!
Our artists-in-residence take inspiration from the world around them and turn it into art. You can make art in the same way – with the same ideas and tools – by visiting them in the artist studio or at home with these do-it-yourself projects. Get started by selecting a project below!
Turn a musical memory into a visual artwork.
Turn a plastic bag into a floating jellyfish.
Fashion art that you can wear.
Map out a tour of your favorite space.
Sketch a portrait that merges music and people.
Transform old clothes into a work of art.
Compose your own soundscape.
Create an original print about something important to you.
Collage a map of your neighborhood using recycled materials.
Animate a stop-motion film about monsters or robots.
Turn food into art!
Sketch a monster or a robot and it might become a sculpture.
Tell a story about the art you've seen at the museum (or anywhere!).
Search the museum for art in every color of the rainbow.
Guess the artwork by asking 20 questions.
Decode a mystery by connecting all of the clues.
Imagine a future San Francisco and design an ad poster for it.
Organize a collection.
Transform a digital image with traditional materials.
Sculpt a flower out of foil.
Combine pictures to make a new image.
Weave a pattern from paper.
Customize street signs with a new message.
Answer a question about art or make up your own trivia questions!
Cut up and collage the news to change its meaning.
Outline images to create a ripple effect.
Draw a symmetrical image.
Update an envelope so that it's personalized for a loved one.
Create a paperweight.
Carve a loving image of home out of paper.