Family Art Workshops

A banner for Family Art Workshops at WheatonArts with Pamela Weichmann. Two images, left to right: A pair of hands press a colorful top hat down onto the carboard portrait. To the right, a marble covered in paint sits on a piece of paper painted with the colorful tracks of the marble.

Have Fun Creating & Learning with our Family Art Workshop Collection! 

With over 65 video tutorials to choose from, creating & learning from home is easy with our Family Art Workshop collection featuring Pamela Weichmann on camera! Great for all skill levels & ages, each tutorial has engaging discussion questions & links for further learning.

New videos are now added on the first Tuesday of every month. Be sure to check back for more fun ideas to try at home! Click the “read more” link under each video for step-by-step directions & material needs.

Want reminders for when new videos are added?
Sign up for our emails here and select “Family Programs” under the list of interests.

In-person Family Art Workshops are back!
Join us in the Education Studio on select Saturdays to create the latest video project. All materials are supplied free of charge. Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available. Reserve your spot with the link below!

Meet Pamela

Meet Pamela

Pamela Weichmann is a ceramic artist, arts administrator, and educator. You may have met her running the family activities on-site at WheatonArts! She received her Bachelor of Fine Art at Rowan University and her Master of Science at Drexel University. Her favorite thing about teaching & creating art is the challenge it presents to find new approaches to understanding & interpreting the world around us.

Flower Press & Pressed Flowers

Extend the life of those beautiful spring & summer blooms! Creating a flower press is easy & inexpensive. Use your

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Seed Paper

Plant seeds using a new method this year! Combine your love of crafting with gardening and recycling by making handmade

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Paper Tube Koi Fish

Koi fish (Japanese carp) are a beloved freshwater fish often found in water gardens. They are ornate, docile fish, admired

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No-Sew Sock Puppets

Create a cast of ready-to-perform sock puppets! Sock puppets can be fabricated using items found around the home. Purchase table

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Collage Portraits

Capture the likeness of yourself or a friend using the process of collage. Experiment with two collage styles: papier collé

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Paper Quilt Squares

Think beyond fabric and create a quilt square using paper and glue! Quilt patterns or “blocks” often have meaning associated

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Bottle Cork Trivet

Upcycle bottle corks to create trivets for hot pots and pans! Cork is lightweight, flexible, waterproof and naturally resists heat

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Collage Paper Bag City

Have you ever wanted to become an architect? Stretch your creative muscles to design & create a unique city using

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Captured Drawings

Capture unique hand-drawn designs under glass! Use glass cabochons over your drawing with pendant trays to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. Materials:

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Thank you to our sponsor, PNC Arts Alive!, for helping to make these video tutorials possible!

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Our Family Art Workshop videos are brought to you free of charge. WheatonArts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to engage artists and audiences in an evolving exploration of creativity. Please help us in continuing to provide low cost, quality programming for our full community by making a donation today. Thank you for your support! 

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