GirlScout

Girl Scouts Studio Workshops

Workshops are available for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Girl Scouts. Each workshop is aligned with current Girl Scout handbooks and provides steps in their program journey or completes requirements to earn a badge. 

Workshops are 2 hours long and cost $9.00 per girl. Adult chaperones are free. Each Girl Scout receives a Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art patch for participating. Girl Scout workshop registrations must be received one week prior to the workshop date.

To learn more about the Girl Scout Workshops we offer, choose from the list below.

Painting
Dates: November 10, 2013, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
           March 9, 2014, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Brownie Girl Scouts (2nd-3rd grade)
Registration Deadlines: November 4 and March 3



Girl Scouts tour the galleries discovering and identifying various painting techniques and styles. In the studio classroom, each student creates a painting that exhibits the use of color choice and a variety of ways to apply paint. This workshop fulfills three requirements to earn the Painting Badge.


Clay Creation

Dates: October 20, 2013, 1-3 p.m.
           March 23, 2014, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Brownie Girl Scouts (2nd-3rd grade)
Registration Deadline: October 13 and March 16



Explore clay works of art in the galleries and the ways in which they were created. In the studio classroom, learn clay construction techniques by creating a colorful, painted clay tile. This workshop fulfills three requirements to earn the Potter Badge.


Drawing

Dates: October 6, 2013, 1-3 p.m.
           March 23, 2014, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Jr. Girl Scouts (4th-6th grade)
Registration Deadlines: September 30 and March 17



Girl Scouts enjoy sketching in the galleries as they explore various works of art. In the studio classroom, the students create their own drawing that further explores drawing techniques, materials and composition. This workshop fulfills four requirements to earn the Drawing Badge.


Jewelry
Dates: October 6, 2013, 1-3 p.m.
February 23, 2014, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Jr. Girl Scouts (4th-6th grade)
Registration Deadlines: September 29 and February 16



Girl Scouts discover jewelry from ancient to modern times in the galleries. In the studio classroom, they learn a variety of jewelry making techniques while creating a pendant necklace. This workshop fulfills three requirements to earn the Jeweler Badge.


Girltopia
Dates: October 20, 2013, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
           February 23, 2014, 1-3 p.m. - SOLD OUT
Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (6th-12th grades)
Registration Deadlines: October 14 and February 17



Construct a mixed media collage book that illustrates your vision of an ideal world. In the galleries, explore art created by female artists and discover the roll they have in the visual arts. This workshop fulfills the “Create It” step towards earning their Senior Visionary Award.

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