Share the Wonder 2021: Week 4—Gifts made with paper
December 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Welcome to Share the Wonder 2021, the Farnsworth Art Museum’s winter celebration. Each week, beginning on Saturday, November 27, we will offer special Share the Wonder activities!
Feel free to follow along in the Share the Wonder booklet, available for download on the main Share the Wonder page here.
Special thanks to our primary sponsor for this event, The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Foundation. Additional funding provided by First National Bank.
EGG CARTON ORNAMENTS
Join artist Christina Thibault as she walks you through how to make simple and elegant holiday ornaments out of egg cartons!
Cookie sheet to dry Your Ornament in the oven
Hot glue gun
Acrylic paints and brushes
Awl, or thick knitting needle
Blender is optional for a finer mash
ON VIEW AT THE FARNSWORTH
Rockwell Kent, Untitled (Greenland), circa 1930s, Oil on canvas on panel, Bequest of Irene von Horvath, 2009.2.2
Featured in Maine and American Art: The Farnsworth Art Museum with thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation and Wyeth Foundation for American Art.
“The harsh but beautiful icy, snow-covered landscape of Greenland was a frequent subject of Kent’s work, and he sought to capture the eerie light of this far northern island. As he wrote in his 1935 book, Salamina, in Greenland he found “as though for the first time…the beauty of the world…”
Origami Flapping Crane: Artist Autumn Heil shows you how to make flapping cranes with origami! Origami is the art of paper-folding. Its name derives from Japanese words ori (“folding”) and kami (“paper”). Traditional origami consists of folding a single sheet of square paper into a sculpture without cutting, gluing, taping, or even marking it.
Any kind of paper, cut to a square size