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The Paintbox

Presented in partnership with The Bass Museum of Art

Friday, Nov. 21, 9:00 a.m. - Sunday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m., Children’s Alley (Plaza behind Building 1)

The Paintbox
Schedule
Friday, Nov. 21, 9:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Free Add to Schedule
Saturday, Nov. 22, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free Add to Schedule
Sunday, Nov. 23, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free Add to Schedule

Friday, Nov. 21

9:00 AM Families will explore creative chaos that can lead to great discoveries about our bodies! Inspired by I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
9:45 AM Rub, rub, rub! Using colorful chubby crayons, apply different objects for rubbings.
10:30 AM Can you guess what it is? Read Duck! Rabbit! and create ink blots using fun paint and decide what they are!
11:15 AM Let’s change the ending to the story. Create an alternate way to get rid of Jeremy’s monster from Jeremy Draws a Monster!
12:00 PM With fruit scented paint and foam board, create your favorite fruits that make you happy… or mad! Inspired by How Are You Peeling? Foods and Moods.
12:45 PM Learn about some favorite food groups in Eat Your Colors and create your best meal ever!
1:30 PM Today you will learn how trees are helpful. Create designs that express the myriad ways a tree can be useful to you.
2:15 PM Travel in time and meet a woman who used her talents in incredible ways. Create your own head sculpture and hide a secret message inside of it!

Saturday, Nov. 22

9:30 AM Build ant sculptures with unconventional materials. Design your own patterns using interesting shapes. Inspired by The Ants Go Marching.
10:15 AM Will it ever snow in Miami? It very well may, after you read Snow Music and create a snowy landscape made from cotton.
11:00 AM Families will explore creative chaos that can lead to great discoveries about our bodies! Inspired by I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
11:45 AM Rub, rub, rub! Using colorful chubby crayons, apply different objects for rubbings.
12:30 PM Can you guess what it is? Read Duck! Rabbit! and create ink blots using fun paint and decide what they are!
1:15 PM Let’s change the ending to the story. Create an alternate way to get rid of Jeremy’s monster from Jeremy Draws a Monster!
2:00 PM With fruit scented paint and foam board, create your favorite fruits that make you happy… or mad! Inspired by How Are You Peeling? Foods and Moods.
2:45 PM Learn about some favorite food groups in Eat Your Colors and create your best meal ever!
3:30 PM Today you will learn how trees are helpful. Create designs that express the myriad ways a tree can be useful to you.
4:15 PM Read Patience Wright, American Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy and travel in time and meet a woman who used her talents in incredible ways. Create your own head sculpture and hide a secret message inside of it!
5:00 PM Build ant sculptures with unconventional materials. Design your own patterns using interesting shapes. Inspired by The Ants Go Marching.

Sunday, Nov. 23

9:30 AM Will it ever snow in Miami? It very well may, after you read Snow Music and create a snowy landscape made from cotton.
10:15 AM Families will explore creative chaos that can lead to great discoveries about our bodies!
11:00 AM Rub, rub, rub! Using colorful chubby crayons, apply different objects for rubbings.
11:45 AM Can you guess what it is? Read Duck! Rabbit! and create ink blots using fun paint and decide what they are!
12:30 PM Let’s change the ending to the story. Create an alternate way to get rid of Jeremy’s monster from Jeremy Draws a Monster!
1:15 PM With fruit scented paint and foam board, create your favorite fruits that make you happy… or mad! Inspired by How Are You Peeling? Foods and Moods.
2:00 PM Learn about some favorite food groups in Eat Your Colors and create your best meal ever!
2:45 PM Today you will learn how trees are helpful. Create designs that express the myriad ways a tree can be useful to you.
3:30 PM Travel in time and meet a woman who used her talents in incredible ways. Create your own head sculpture and hide a secret message inside of it!
4:15 PM Build ant sculptures with unconventional materials. Design your own patterns using interesting shapes. Inspired by The Ants Go Marching.
5:00 PM Will it ever snow in Miami? It very well may, after you read Snow Music and create a snowy landscape made from cotton.

Location

Miami Book Fair International * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Children’s Alley (Plaza behind Building 1)

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