Virtual Open Studios

Inspired by Mia’s Free Open Studios, browse how-to videos and projects with step-by-step instructions to create your own artworks. 

Art School

Art School is in session! Join a Mia teaching artist each week for a drop-in art-making experience. We’ll explore works from Mia’s collection and create art using simple materials we can find around us. Each week’s session is designed with a particular audience in mind, but open to everyone! Sessions last approximately 45 minutes.

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Watercolor Resist Painting

Follow along to make your own watercolor painting.

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Toddler Time Activities

A trio of activities for toddlers and their families.

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Hands-on Art History: All About Paintings

Learn about some artworks in Mia’s collection, then get hands-on making your own paintings!

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Papier Mache Paste

Learn how to make papier mache paste to design your own creations.

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Simple Hand Puppet

Learn how to make a simple hand puppet using the papier mache techniques from the activities above.

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Scratch Painting

Use toothpicks or skewers to create a layered work of art.

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Comic of Our Fears

Use this activity developed by artist Anavi Mullick to help you process your feelings and fears.

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Butterfly Window Decoration

Use coffee filters to make a fun decoration for your window.

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New Year Confetti Popper

This activity, created by Mia’s Art Team members, will help you reflect on the current year and prepare goals for the New Year by creating a fun confetti popper.

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