Art Hangout

The Art Hangout is usually open during most Museum hours, although we may close from time to time for a special activity or as a result of staff needs.

A-HA Art and History Adventures

Explore the past through the lens of creativity with Art and History Adventures Unleash creativity by turning fascinating historical days into interactive art projects. We blend fun and learning as we transform history into a unique masterpiece.

All day in the Art Hangout


Tuesday, June 18
The Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York Harbor (June 17, 1885)
Little Lady Liberty Project


Tuesday, July 2
First Sony Walkman was introduced in Japan (July 1st, 1979)
Mix Tape Masterpiece

Thursday, July 11
David Bowie releases Space Oddity to coincide with the Apollo Moon Landing (July 11, 1969)
Out of This World Project


Tuesday, August 6
Hamilton debuts on Broadway (August 6, 2015)
Broadway Art Project

Thursday, August 22
“Old Town Road” debuts (August 22, 2006)
Hobby Horse Hoedown 


Tuesday, September 10
Cats closes on Broadway after 7,485 shows (September 10, 2000)
Cats Art Project

Tuesday, September 17
“Bad to the Bone” released (September 17, 1982)
Bad Bone Project

Artfully Together

Artfully Together is a unique class uniting adults and children in a shared creative experience, fostering a bond through creativity. Our expert instructors guide both generations in expressing themselves, ensuring a collaborative and enriching crafting journey.

Artfully Together will return in the fall, stay tuned!


Art Pop

Doodle, draw, sculpt and paint!

Art Pop is a mini art literacy class held in the Museum Lodge. Instructors guide participants in observing artists’ works and trying their hand at their very own masterpieces.  A variety of mediums are used. Participants will learn real art principles and concepts.

Wednesdays: 11:30 a.m.

Sundays: 10:30 a.m.


Art Rocks

Visit the Art Hangout and see why “Art Rocks!” at Imagine.

Come visit the Art Hangout and find out why art rocks! These projects allow visitors a chance to have fun, express themselves, spark creativity and foster a sense of connection and understanding with others. Art Rocks projects go above and beyond the everyday projects that are in the Art Hangout.

These fun activities are free with the price of admission.


Friday, June 7: Enchanted Entryways
Thursday, June 13: Fluttering Spoon Dragonflies
Sunday, June 16: Terrific Dad Trophies
Friday, June 28: Summer Sandcastles

Join us this summer for art projects inspired by famous song titles.
It is the “Summer of Songs,” where music and art collide!


Thursday, July 4: “Firework” by Katy Perry
Tuesday, July 16: “The Twist” by Chubby Checker
Saturday, July 20: “A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton
Wednesday, July 31: “Come Sail Away” by Styx


Saturday, August 10: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N’ Roses
Friday, August 16: “Surfin’ U.S.A.” by the Beach Boys
Tuesday, August 20: “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina
Wednesday, August 28: “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson


Thursday, September 12: “Dog Days are Over” by Florence & the Machine
Sunday, September 15: “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
Saturday, September 21: “Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee
Wednesday, September 25: “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

Art Studio Spotlight

Art Studio Spotlight is a monthly art adventure where visitors explore unique themes each month, sparking creativity and providing a place where they can experience diverse artistic expression. Each theme offers a fresh and exciting focus, turning the art project into a dynamic and engaging experience for everyone!

Turn of the Century Art Movement Timelines

Sunday, June 23
Expressionism 1905 -1933

The Hidden Art of Work

Sunday, July 14
The Art of Flower Arranging

Sunday, August 4
The Art of Architecture

Sunday, September 22
The Art of Stop and Go Animation / Claymation

All day in the Art Hangout.

Cartoon Corner

Cartoon Corner is a monthly playful learning activity where participants can learn fun drawing techniques that help artists of all ages be successful. It is taught by capable instructors and is a first step to a lifelong love of drawing

In the Art Hangout
2 – 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 9
Sunday, July 28
Sunday, August 25
Sunday, September 29

Included with Museum admission

Celebrate Our World

Celebrate Our World is a monthly journey celebrating cultural diversity!  Visitors can immerse themselves in the vibrant traditions of different countries, exploring their art, customs, and unique flavors. Each session culminates in a hands-on art project inspired by the featured country, bringing a piece of the world to our visitor’s creative canvas.  It is a colorful odyssey of artistic expression and global discovery.

All day in the Art Hangout
Included with Museum admission

Saturday, July 6: England

Saturday, August 3: Qatar

Saturday, September 14: Thailand

Clay Days

Visitors can immerse themselves in the tactile delight of clay! Sculpt, mold and create with the versatile medium of real potter’s clay. Kids and adults can unleash their imaginations as they craft unique pieces. It’s a hands-on, therapeutic experience where artistic vision takes shape in the wonderful world of clay.

In the Art Hangout
Included with Museum admission

Wednesday, June 26
Wednesday, July 24
Thursday, August 15
Thursday, September 19