Arts For All
Visit our literary arts room for free art activities every Saturday! These easy projects will take a deeper look at the exhibition on display in the Main Gallery. All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Send us pictures of your completed project for a chance to be featured in our newsletter! Send your photos and name to GPAC@indy.gov.
Questions? Feel free to contact us at GPAC@indy.gov
Mar 4 - 25
Scratch Art Critters
With the weather warming up, all the critters are coming out! We’ve got scratch art cards in the shape of frogs, butterflies, snails, and more. Scratch some fun colorful designs onto these little creepy crawlies!
Arts for All (at Home)
Arts for All (At Home) welcomes everyone to take a journey through the world of art using materials you can find at home. Creative activities can stimulate curiosity and are designed to be challenging yet accessible to all! These fun activities are designed for families to create art from the comfort of their own home.
Click on the title or image of any activity and you'll be taken to a page with step-by-step instructions.
Boo! Surprise your family with this fun paper folding craft! This tutorial will show you how to make a face with a big mouth opening. Feel free to try other types of surprise drawings!
Graffiti and street art can be found all over Indianapolis. You can often find a lot of stylized lettering with eye-popping colors. We're about to walk you step-by-step through a couple of examples word art that you can try at home!
You might be wondering: "What is a zentangle?". A zentangle is a form of meditative doodling that has patterns, or tangles, put together to form a Zen-tangle. Creating art can be a great form of therapy, by helping alliviate stress and anxiety. It can also, offer a way of expressing yourself without using words.
What does your home look like? Create a family portrait inside this easy paper house. Don't forget your pets! Use an old piece of paper to reduce, reuse, and recycle waste!
Don't feel rushed while creating this cute clay snail craft, you can move along at your own pace!
Celebrate World Art Day today by creating this cute clay bear. Grab some clay and make a new creature friend. We've got step-by-step directions for you!
Watch before your eyes as you create unique art by harnessing the power of the sun with this fun activity!
Road Trip Painting
Looking for some inspiration for your next painting or need a little extra guidance? Then check out this road trip painting tutorial!