Throughout Missouri’s museums and exhibits you’ll find plenty of opportunities for the family to create their own arts and crafts. Here are a few stops to check out along the way …
Start your family arts and crafts adventure at the Puppetry Arts Institute , in Independence, to learn the history of puppetry and watch a featured presentation. Visit their workshop to create a puppet of your very own.
Get a real hands-on arts and crafts experience at the Mudroom Studio, in Columbia. Using pottery and clay, the studio features classes, demonstrations and special exhibits where visitors create their own work of art to take home.
Create a perfect gift for family and friends at Creative Ewe , in Cape Girardeau. The studio lets visitors choose from a variety of pieces to complete, including mugs, platters, jars and just about anything else you can imagine.
At Creative Concepts, in Springfield, they believe every person is a different kind of artist. From traditional to abstract and mixed media, create your own work of art or choose from an extensive and very reasonable selection of finished pieces. Check out their Canvas & Cocktail nights for a fun and creative night to remember.
You never know what you might find at the Branson Mill Craft Village, in Branson. The mall features boutiques, arts and crafts, and a gift for just about everyone on your list. Go beyond the counter and take one of the many hands-on classes offered. Don’t forget to watch the live art demonstrations as you shop.
Yucandu, in St. Louis, does a little of everything artistic. A unique retail store and studio space, it features exhibits and hands-on classes such as jewelry making, painting and collage, as well as a wide selection of completed works, art materials and vintage goods. Family arts and crafts making is fun and memorable!