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“Kinetic Sculpture” is theme for next Museum Exhibit Inspired Art Workshop for adults on Feb. 17
POSTED: 01/25/2018
Explore new techniques and improve existing skills with projects inspired by the Johnson County Museum’s exhibits during a new program for adults being offered in mid-February by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

This one-session program is called Museum Exhibit Inspired Art Workshop. Participants will apply elements of art and design based on work from old masters through contemporary artists. Students will be guided through the process by a teaching artists as they learn about the art and history of each theme. All skill levels are welcome.

During the next session on Feb. 17 with the theme "Kinetic Sculpture," participants will create a sculpture with clear acetate and acrylic, and watch it move with air currents! This program will take place beginning at 3 p.m. at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under adult and then under fine & performing arts. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “art.”

The cost for one 90-minute session is $15 per person, and museum members receive a 20 percent discount but must register by telephone to receive their discount. Registration for these programs does not include admission to the Johnson County Museum or to KidScape. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, click on “Activity Registration,” create or sign into an account, and complete a barcode search for 41842.

The next Museum Exhibit Inspired Art Workshop will have the theme “Deconstructed Books,” (barcode 41843) and will take place on April 21. Participants will transform a book into a sculpture while learning paper manipulation techniques and putting into practice themes of symmetry and positive/negative space.

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