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Arts & Parts Studio


Arts & Parts Studio
Busy hands of all ages can choose from a huge assortment of new and recycled art supplies to create their own works of art. The new MakeSpace adds cool tools like glue guns, electric scissors and silk screening to the mix!

Click here to learn more about the MakeSpace program!

Art develops the whole child: the thinker, the observer, the participator, the appreciator. A study conducted by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities revealed that exposure to and participation in the arts is an educational necessity. Reading, writing and math skills are enhanced through the arts. 

Children involved in the arts score higher on standardized testing than their non-arts peers. Art is a tool for improving observational and motor skills, and analytic and critical thinking skills that prepare children for success in school, work and life.

Exhibit Features

Learning Styles

• Reggio-Emilia inspired with natural materials
 • Artistic
• Free-form area for messy play with clay
 • Creative & Constructive
• Enhanced recycled art station
 • Sensory
• Guided activities with experienced art staff 
 
• Natural light with view of Budd inlet & adult seating