Open Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Create or pose for a portrait in this art activity for kids inspired by Alice Neel.
By Jill McLennan, senior teaching artist
Create a book of printed and collaged textures observed in your neighborhood, using monoprinting and rubbing techniques.
By Jennie Smith, senior teaching artist
Create an abstract landscape drawing using a photograph as reference, inspired by artist Bernice Bing.
By Rea Lynn de Guzman, teaching artist
Create a one-of-a-kind decorative gift box filled with love, inspired by the signature looks of fashion designer Patrick Kelly.
By Hannah Freeman, senior teaching artist
Create an expressive portrait using a photograph as a resource, inspired by artist Hung Liu.
Enjoy a step-by-step art activity focused on humans’ relationship with animals.
Let’s follow Fernand Léger’s stencil technique to make a booklet of our own.
By Raphael Noz, senior teaching artist
Create an abstract watercolor painting inspired by nature, such as the leaves from plants or trees.
Here are some helpful tips for making your visit to Golden Gate Park creative beyond the museum’s walls.
By Anu Vaalas, Hannah Freeman, and Jennie Smith
Create a three-part drawing that documents your in-depth exploration of a tree using observation, notation, and sketching.
Create a collection of botanical postcards as you explore the San Francisco Botanical Garden—or any other special garden!
Explore the sculptural properties of modeling dough, considering texture, pattern, and form.