SUMMER 2021

FAMILY ART DAYS

Inspired by African Twilight
• SJIMA’s summer exhibition June 10 – September 13
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SJIMA is pleased to announce the return of 

OUTDOOR CLASSES

in addition to continuing to offer

TAKE-HOME ART PACKS

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OUTDOOR CLASSES

TAKE-HOME PACKS

Family Art Days offer the community free, imaginative projects for children with their family members. They can ​create at home or in the peaceful, natural setting ​of the orchard. 

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TAKE-HOME ART PACKS

1pm-3pm art pack pick​-up ​in front of the museum

For the Summer program, families need to pre-register for each week's take-home pack, so enough supplies are available.

OUTDOOR CLASSES

11am-​2pm in-person classes ​outdoors in the orchard next to the museum

Due to pandemic rules, space in the orchard is limited so we recommend that you reserve your place prior to Saturday morning by registering below

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RSVP TODAY FOR OUTDOOR CLASSES OR TAKE-HOME PACKS

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SATURDAY, JUNE 12
FOLK PAPER BEADS
A simple & original take on jewelry. Inspired by Africa Adorned book.
RSVP FOR MUSEUM CLASS OR TAKE-HOME PACK
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SATURDAY, JUNE 19
AFRICAN ROCK ART
Images of prehistory come alive with the help of glue & tempera!
RSVP FOR MUSEUM CLASS OR TAKE-HOME PACK
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SATURDAY, JUNE 26
ANANSI OF THE WEST AFRICAN TRIBES,
THE TRICKSTER
A playful spider puppet of paper and bamboo.
RSVP FOR MUSEUM CLASS OR TAKE-HOME PACK

July 10 - Aida Triarama. A tetrahedron-shaped stage set.
Bring your personal opera to life. Poster board & foils.

 

July 17 - The Towers of Timbuktu.
3-D shapes take you to the ancient city. Stickers, paper & more.

 

July 24 - The Queen of Sheba Ethiopian paintings.
Try your hand in an acrylic painting of Biblical scale.

 

July 31 - Zimbabwe Birds.
Still mysterious and regal, these eagle-like birds are made of clay.

 

August 7 - Tuareg Cross. Exploration of shape & meaning.
You'll create a unique jewelry from silver foil.

 

August 14 - The Crystal World in the Congo.
A science fiction novel by Ballard comes to life as a gem- encrusted crocodile!

 

August 28 - Bill Traylor a folk-art genius.
Enigmatic to the core he offers inspiration for the smashing crayon drawings!

 

September 4 - Kuba Textiles & Universal symbols.
From Equatorial Africa come constructions in paper collage.

 

September 11 - Nubian pyramids of the Sudan-a best kept secret.
3- D architectural constructions of the poster board.

The Family Art Days program is sponsored by Suzy Wakefield, San Juan Island Community Foundation, Leonie Griswold, Anonymous, National Endowment for the Arts and the Washington State Arts Commission.

We also thank the Archipelago Collective, special supporters.

FAD lessons designed by Lana Hickman.

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Requirements for Healthy Participation

Anyone participating in the program should not pick up a pack if they have had any of the following symptoms within the past 3 days:

 

  • A cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • A fever of 100.4 degrees F or a sense of having a fever

  • A sore throat

  • Chills

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Muscle or body aches not due to vigorous exercise

  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

  • Congestion/running nose- not related to seasonal allergies

  • Unusual or unexplained fatigue

  • Dry, cracked lips and mouth sores

 

No one should pick up a pack if these situations apply:

 

  • Diagnosed with COVID-19 and have not recovered or are still within the 14 -day quarantine period                                                                                                

  • Contact with a person that has or is suspected to have COVID-19 within the last 14 days    

 

If any individual, while participating in FADs experiences any of the listed symptoms, they will leave voluntarily.