2nd SATURDAY ARTS
February 2024 2nd Saturday, February 10, 1-4 pm:
February 2nd Saturday: Mural Making for Black History Month w/ Linn-Benton NAACP & Artist Janique Crenshaw!
In celebration of Black History Month, we will make a community paper craft mural inspired by the Kwanzaa principles of Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) and Umoja (Unity). All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in this collaborative mural celebrating African American figures whose contributions shaped history.
FREE & DROP-INs WELCOME!
Past Projects (2024)
Our January 2nd Saturday event is canceled and participants are encouraged to come drop off one artwork for the 2024 Howland Community Open! See you back in the gallery on February 10 for another fun 2nd Saturday creating together!
Past Projects (2023)
December 9: Create your own animal puppet! w/ artist Sarah Ferguson
Cut simple shapes from colorful painted papers. Assemble the shapes to build your puppet, add texture, details, and a stick. Then give voice and movement to your creation! See Sarah’s work in the Gallery for inspiration!
November 11: Artist Trading Cards
This fall create your own artist trading cards – art works of any medium that are 2.5 x 3.5 – to trade with others at this November Second Saturday. TAC will provide decorative paper, magazines, paint, used fabrics, markers and more. Create a tiny mixed media design and collect a few creations from other artists!
October 14: DIY Balloon Pumpkins
Using a balloon, paint, twine and modge-podge, create your own “paper mache” style pumpkin for spooky season!
September 9: Tie-Dye Handkerchiefs
Come learn different tie-dye techniques from various cultures around the world! The Arts Center will provide all of the supplies needed to create your own custom tie-dye handkerchief. Instructions for rinsing and washing at home will also be provided.
August 12: Watercolor Wonders
Join us and watercolor artist Camila Godoy to learn a variety of watercolor techniques! With a focus on Summer and nature themes, we will make several watercolor creations and learn how other tools like pen and pencil interact with watercolor paints. Make a watercolor popsicle or flower!
July 8: Coral Reef Community Art Projects!
Come cut, glue, stamp, and paint with us to create a collaborative mural depicting sea life in a coral reef. Take home your own multi-media sea animal craft! Thank you to our creative partners at Corvallis-Benton County Public Library and Maxtivity Arts & Crafts Creative Space for helping to coordinate this project!