Free Workshops for Kids

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Each year, The Delaplaine offers free workshops for Frederick area youth that explore various artists and art techniques throughout history. These workshops are a part of The Delaplaine’s Community Outreach initiative and are made possible through donations from the Helen L. Smith Fund at the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Helen Smith Free Workshops are held on the first Saturday of each month from 1-3pm. Preregistration is required.

To request enrollment in either of the June workshops, fill out the registration request form that will appear on this page on Tuesday, May 29 at 12 noon.

NOTE: Space is limited. The Helen Smith Workshops are geared for children. Parents are invited to visit the galleries and our 2nd-floor library while the workshops are in session.

Saturday, June 2  • 1-3pm (Registration opens on Tuesday, May 29 at 12 noon)
Eric Carle Insect Collages (ages 6-8)
Create an insect collage using collage papers. We will be focusing on Eric Carle as our artist of inspiration!

Introduction to Embroidery (ages 9-12)
Learn the basics of embroidery to create your own wall hanging!

Saturday, July 7 • 1-3pm (Registration opens on Tuesday, July 3 at 12 noon)
Recycled Fabric Stuffed Animals (ages 6-8)
Collaborative Drawing (ages 9-12)

Saturday, August 4 • 1-3pm (Registration opens on Tuesday, July 31 at 12 noon)
Calder Construction: Funky Fish (ages 6-8)
Scrap Fabric Garlands (ages 9-12)