Kids Area Activities
Offers a variety of hands-on art projects for all ages to enjoy. There are several free activities and crafts are $3 each or do all three for $8.
Mogul Financial/UBS Community Mosaic Project $3
Help us create a 5 foot by 4 foot colorful glass mosaic that will become part of the Kimball Art Center permanent collection. Katherine England will be helping design and facilitate this hands-on community venture. Everyone who participates in this project will get their name put on a plaque in the KAC. This project is sponsored by Mogul Financial Group and UBS.
The Art of Printmaking: Mini Monotypes by Speedball ($3 per project)
Learn the art of printmaking with the KAC! Participants will use tiles that have been donated by Recycle Utah to make monotype plates. Learn how to use brayers, ink, and tile to create awesome prints – beautiful works on paper! As an official sponsor of our monotype printmaking project, Speedball is providing Akua brand inks, which are nontoxic inks that come in a variety of bright colors. The possibilities are endless! Each student will be able to make one print to take home and frame.
Ceramics ($3 per project)
Use stamps and printing techniques on air dry clay to create a pendant for a necklace or keychain. Great for any age, there is no need to wait on your work to be fired. Take it home, let it dry and amaze your friends with beautiful objects you create.
KSL Broadcast Booth (Free)
Stop by the KSL 5 Booth and be a special reporter! Try your skills at reading a teleprompter. KSL encourages reading as part of their Read Today Program. See yourself on TV!
Face Painting Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Power (Free)
Transform your face into a creature beyond your imagination. Face painting artists create any character or design that you ask for. All volunteer artists use non-toxic Snazaroo Brand Paints, which wash off with soap and water.
Scavenger Hunt (Free)
Pick up the Festival Scavenger Hunt sponsored by Tanger Outlets at the Kids’ Art Area ticket table, then walk the street to check out the more than 200 artists, visit festival sponsors and join in on the fun to find the answers to all of the questions. Return the completed scavenger hunt to the Kids’ Art Area ticket counter and select a prize from the treasure chest! This is a great activity to get involved in learning about art, the Festival, Park City and the Kimball Art Center.
Ceramics Demonstration (Free)
Watch as ceramic artists make wheel thrown pottery. Demonstrations from local artists and volunteers will be held in the ceramics studio at the Kimball Art Center during the following times: Friday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm, Sunday at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
Kimball Art Center Staff’s Pick Student Art Show (Free)
Each staff member at the Kimball chose their favorite piece during the Wasatch Back Student Art Show: Everyday Art. These pieces will be on display in the Kids’ Art Area. Each year the Kimball Art Center showcases student art in the Wasatch Back Student Art Show allowing more than 600 Summit and Wasatch County School District students to exhibit their work.
Student Membership ($35 per year)
Encourage your child to start creating art and become involved at any age. Your child can join as a member of the Kimball Art Center for $35. Student members receive a year round membership, invitations to special events, 10% off of all classes, 10% off at the Studio 6 Supply Store, and a quarterly Kids’ Members’ Only Gallery Tour and Project.
The cost of Kids’ Art Activities and Tips & Donations in the Kids’ Art Area support the Kimball Art Center’s educational programs which include A.R.T.S., the Young Artists’ Academy, class scholarships and EVA.