HELEN SMITH FREE WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS
The Delaplaine offers free workshops that explore various artists and art techniques throughout history. These workshops are a part of our Community Outreach Initiative and are made possible through donations from the Helen L. Smith Scholarship Fund for Children and the Arts at the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids are held on most first Saturdays, 1–3 pm.
See current COVID guidance and masking requirements here.
Preregistration is required. The registration request form is available below, beginning at noon on Tuesday two weeks prior to each workshop.
- Helen Smith Workshops are geared for children.
- No unauthorized visitors are permitted.
- Parents are welcome to visit the galleries while the workshops are in session.
Saturday, April 1 • OFFSITE: Brunswick Library
You Are Here! Postcard Project
Create postcards for your locations of choice, both real and imaginary. Explore a variety of mixed media art making materials to create your one-of-a-kind art, suitable for mailing to someone special!
Ages 6-8: 1-2:30 PM
Ages 9-12: 3-4:30 PM
Helen Smith Registration RequestYour registration will be confirmed via email in 1-3 business days. Submission of this form is not a guarantee of enrollment. Note: Space is limited. Preference will be given to first-time participants.
Saturday, May 6 • 1–3 pm
Registration will open on Tuesday, April 25 at noon.
Clay Portrait will be taking the place of
Tie Dye Swirl (Ages 6-8)
Sculpt a shallow relief portrait of yourself or a loved one using modeling clay while learning techniques to capture details of the face and portrait.
Gift Making (Ages 9-12)
Come create handmade gift’s for upcoming holidays. Explore new art techniques to use for making a special art project made from the heart!