Creative Activities for You and Your Family!

Ahh yes, the school year has begun. Your children are back to school which means life got a whole lot busier and sometimes that means you miss out on family time. As things get busier, do not miss out a chance to do something with your family. There are a bunch of creative activities that you can do in Downtown Appleton to share with your family. Here are just a couple of suggestions of fun activities that you can do with all different ages.

Photo Credit: The Fire

The Fire

The Fire is an art studio located right on College Ave. The studio provides painting ceramics, creating mosaics and fusing glass. All ages are welcome to the studio for some family fun and to get in touch with their creative side. Many children enjoy painting ceramics with pre-made molds, children can paint anything from frogs and princesses to cereal bowls. Prices vary depending on what project you choose, but the average cost for a project is $15 to $25. To stay updated Covid- 19 regulations, head to their website or click here.

Photo Credit: Pinot's Palette

Pinot’s Palette

Pinot’s Palette is all about unleashing your inner artist. With professional artists instructors, they are there to guide you step by step to creating a masterpiece of the featured painting. For regular classes, they require guests to be 13 years or older. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Pinot’s also provides family nights for children of any age to come and paint. You can book your class online on their website and the business suggests you come 15 to 20 minutes early to the class. To book your next family outing at Pinot’s Palette- head over to their website or click here.

Photo Credit: Mud & Prints

Mud and Prints

Mud and Prints has ceramics, printing, and painting. Have you ever wanted to learn how to spin pottery? Well Mud and Prints has the class for you. The two hour long class teaches you how to spin pottery and you can create a piece. The business allows ages 12+ to take the class. You can book your next pottery class online on their website. Printing and painting is also available at Mud and Prints, you can check their event calendar to see when classes will be available online on their website.

Photo Credit: Trout Museum of Art

Trout Museum of Art

If you aren’t one who prefers to unleash their inner artist, but would rather observe the professionals then the Trout Museum of Art is just for you! You can explore multiple exhibits, and new exhibits come monthly. With a $50 admission fee you and your family (up to four adults and any children under the age of 18) can enjoy the museum year-round! Check out their website or click here to book your next visit to the Trout Museum.

Public Art Map

If it is a beautiful day in the lovely month of September, then enjoy the outside and head out on an adventure to discover all the murals and public art Downtown Appleton has to offer. This activity is completely free and you can find a map of all the art on our website. To learn more about the murals click here to read our previous article on the murals in Appleton.

With so many fun activities to choose from, enjoy spending time with your family and doing something creative! Don’t forget to tag us on Facebook with all of you and your family's masterpieces. We can’t wait to see all of the beautiful art!

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