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.

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In-person Saturday 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. Upcoming workshops include: Paper Roll Painting (Oct. 21), Macrame Key Chain (Nov. 25), and Laced Snowflakes (Dec. 23). 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.

Pastel Shamrocks

Who said shamrocks have to be green? Rainbows & shamrocks unite! Explore analogous color schemes on the color wheel while

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Pinch Pots

Pinch your way to simple and elaborate pots using air-dry clay! Pinch pots are basic ceramic vessels created using the

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Mason Jar Luminary

Don’t let a power outage darken your creativity. Grab some mason jars and create unique luminaries to light up the

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Paper Fortune Cookies

Try your luck and make cookies that will never crumble! Use these paper fortune cookies as party favors, unique valentines,

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Paper Tacos

Gear up for Taco Tuesday by creating paper tacos at home! These paper tacos look good enough to eat and

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Painting with Glass Marbles

Time to find your marbles! Toss the paintbrush aside, turn on some tunes, and rock and roll with paint-covered marbles

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Wooden Magnets

Bring a dose of creativity to your refrigerator and whiteboards by designing fun wooden magnets to attach artwork and reminders!

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Hand Printed Holiday Cards

Create unique holiday cards this season with this simple printmaking project! Printmaking is an artistic process of transferring images from

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Wool Felt Cozy

Do you enjoy hot chocolate, coffee, or tea on the go? Jazz up your travel cup with a decorative cozy

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Paper Doughnuts

Paper does not always have to be flat! In this tutorial, we show you how to use paper to create

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Mosaic Planter

Mosaics are an excellent way to recycle extra color into a garden. Using old china, glass tiles, mirrors, ceramic plates,

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Sugar Glass

The look of real glass with a delicious taste! Learn how to combine four simple ingredients to create a glass-like

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Clamshell Mosaics

Turn one of your favorite shore time activities into a fun home decor project by creating a mosaic using your

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Candy Fusing & Slumping

It is time to get imaginative and melt some hard candy into a bowl. Yes, you read that right, a

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Kids ECO Camp: Butterfly Symmetry Painting

Experience the art principle of symmetrical balance while making colorful paintings of butterflies! We will walk you through the steps

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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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