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Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at Home: Adventure in Art

Enjoy a highlight from our recent virtual event, Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays at Home: Animals in Art. “Step inside” a painting with Ali, and learn to move like a lion!

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Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at Home: Animal Sketchbooks

Did you miss Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays at Home: Animals in Art? No worries! We’re featuring some of our favorite activities from the virtual event right here, on the blog.

Check out Brett’s animal drawings, and then make your own sketchbook.

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Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at Home: Chalk the State

JULY 25–26, 2020

This weekend, take to your sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots to create bright, joyful chalk art! We’re joining with the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) and many other arts organizations throughout the state to encourage a weekend of outdoor art making. Spread positive messages to family, friends, and neighbors—or create your own masterpiece, inspired by works in the Museum’s collection!

Many famous artists have used chalk to make both sketches and finished works of art. To create the drawing below, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) used pastels. Pastels are made from pigment, or color, and chalk; the two are blended and held together with a binder. Picasso’s pastel drawing of a rooster shows many of the special things you can do with this material. Use sidewalk chalk to make a drawing outdoors. Save pastels for drawing on paper!

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Rooster, 1938. Pastel on paper
sheet: 30 1/4 × 22 3/8 in. (76.84 × 56.83 cm), framed: 37 1/2 × 29 1/2 × 1 3/4 in. (95.25 × 74.93 × 4.45 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley M1959.373. Photographer credit: Larry Sanders ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Letters to Sunny

Sunny #4 by Alex Katz is one of the most beloved pieces in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s collection. Many visitors make sure to visit Sunny every time they come into the galleries.

Image: Alex Katz, Sunny #4, 1971. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley, M1975.143. Photo by John R. Glembin. © 2019 Alex Katz/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at Home: Painted Birds

Did you miss Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays at Home: Animals in Art? No worries! We’ll be featuring some of our favorite activities from the virtual event in the coming weeks.

Learn to paint birds with Liala.