Phillips-at-Home: Quilted Creations

To celebrate the holidays, create a Gee’s Bend-inspired wall hanging or ornament at home with family and friends. This activity was developed by Community Engagement intern Gabrielle Walker. For this activity you will need: • Glue • Colorful chenille stems or fuzzy wire • Wooden craft sticks • Optional: beads, charms, yarn, or other items for embellishment […]

Phillips-at-Home: Inspired by Nature with David Driskell and Alma W. Thomas

This Thanksgiving holiday, spend some time with art and nature with this family-friendly activity inspired by David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History and Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful.   1. IMAGINE Close your eyes and imagine your favorite place. • How do you feel in that place? • What colors would you use to describe […]

Phillips-at-home: Making Musical Maracas

Get craft with your recyclables! You can use water bottles and toilet-paper rolls to make musical maracas at home with your family. This project is fun, engaging, and accessible for all ages. WHAT YOU NEED: Toilet paper rolls or water bottles (you can use both, or one or the other) Beads or any dried food […]