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, April 30 
National Mr. Potato Head Day (April 30, 1952) 
DIY Mr. Potato Head 


Tuesday, May 14
First Camels Arrive in the U.S.A. (May 14, 1856)
Camel Creations

Wednesday, May 29
Junko Tabei, 1st Woman to Summit Mt. Everest (May 29, 1975)
Mountain Project


Tuesday, June 4
The Day the Seahawks Became a Team (June 4, 1974)
Sensational Seahawks

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

Artfully Together

Learn more on our Artfully Together page!

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.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pre-registration required

Saturday May 11
DIY Clay Beads and Mother’s Day bling

Saturday June 15
T-Rex Terrariums

Members: $20 per adult/child pair
Non-Members: $25 per adult/child pair



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, April 5: Design Your Own Dragon

Thursday, April 11: Cute and Cuddly Wrist Pets

Friday, April 19: Rock-n-Robot Rabbits

Tuesday, April 23: Project Earth


Friday, May 1: May Day Baskets

Sunday, May 12: Mother’s Day Corsage

Friday, May 17: Fly Catching Frogs

Wednesday, May 22: Stained Glass Vases


Friday, June 7: Enchanted Entryways

Thursday, June 13: Fluttering Spoon Dragonflies

Sunday, June 16: Terrific Dad Trophies

Friday, June 28: Summer Sandcastles

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
All day in the Art Hangout.

Sunday, April 14
Art Nouveau 1890 -1910

Sunday, May 26
Fauvism 1904 -1910

Sunday, June 23
Expressionism 1905 -1933

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, April 7

Sunday, May 19

Sunday, June 9

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, April 6: Denmark

Saturday, May 4: New Zealand

Saturday, June 1: Zimbabwe

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

Tuesday, April 9

Thursday, May 16

Wednesday, June 26