Homeschool and Family Workshops

2019 - 2020 EXPLORE schedule and themes are available now!
Registration for all programs will begin on July 1.

The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper. Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows. This series is ideal for homeschoolers who want to participate in museum programs without having to coordinate a large group. Adult participation is required. All sessions led by museum staff.

To register, call 404-894-5726 or email Virginia.Howell@rbi.gatech.edu


Family workshop: Shaving Cream Marbling

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
Inspired by the works in Marvelous Marbling, make your own beautiful decorative papers! Learn an easy technique to make beautiful designs.

Adult participation is required.

EXPLORE: Paper Sculpture 10:30AM

Thursday, September 12, 2019

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Several artists featured in the Cut and Paste exhibit transform paper into sculpture. Be inspired by their works and make your own!

EXPLORE: Paper Sculpture - 2PM

Thursday, September 12, 2019

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Several artists featured in the Cut and Paste exhibit transform paper into sculpture. Be inspired by their works and make your own!

EXPLORE: Festive Fall Color Papermaking 10:30AM

Thursday, October 10, 2019

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

The trees are turning beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow. Be inspired by the season in this hands-on papermaking workshop where you will make your own sheets of paper.
Buckets of colored papermaking pulp

EXPLORE: Festive Fall Color Papermaking 2PM

Thursday, October 10, 2019

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

The trees are turning beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow. Be inspired by the season in this hands-on papermaking workshop where you will make your own sheets of paper.
Buckets of colored papermaking pulp

EXPLORE: Stand Up, Stand Out: Creating Paper Worlds 2PM

Thursday, November 21, 2019

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Make the 2-dimensional into 3-D! Use paper materials to imagine freestanding cityscapes or nature scenes.

EXPLORE: Stand Up, Stand Out: Creating Paper Worlds 10:30AM

Thursday, November 21, 2019

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Make the 2-dimensional into 3-D! Use paper materials to imagine freestanding cityscapes or nature scenes.

EXPLORE: Memory Boxes 10:30AM

Thursday, December 12, 2019

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

As the year comes to a close, learn how to make a unique memory box to store special mementos from 2019.

EXPLORE: Memory Boxes 2PM

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

As the year comes to a close, learn how to make a unique memory box to store special mementos from 2019.

EXPLORE: Stamping Extravaganza 10:30AM

Thursday, January 16, 2020

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Sometimes a stamp is more than a stamp! Discover creative ways to use simple stamps to make elaborate designs and patterns.

EXPLORE: Stamping Extravaganza 2PM

Thursday, January 16, 2020

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Sometimes a stamp is more than a stamp! Discover creative ways to use simple stamps to make elaborate designs and patterns.

EXPLORE: Lights! Camera! Paper! Exploring Paper Animation 10:30AM

Thursday, February 20, 2020

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Step into the world of stop-motion animation and produce your own moving picture. Cinema has never looked better!

EXPLORE: Lights! Camera! Paper! Exploring Paper Animation 2PM

Thursday, February 20, 2020

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Step into the world of stop-motion animation and produce your own moving picture. Cinema has never looked better!

EXPLORE: Comics 10:30AM

Thursday, March 12, 2020

10:30 - 12
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Visit Beyond Words, a special exhibit at the museum, to be inspired to create your own comic book that takes readers “beyond words.”

EXPLORE: Comics 2PM

Thursday, March 12, 2020

2:00 - 3:30
Member fee: $6
Non-member fee: $8
The EXPLORE! series consists of nine educational workshops dedicated to the art and science of paper. Perfect for homeschoolers or anyone looking to experience the diverse potential of paper.  Participate in one session or all— sign up for what your schedule allows.   All sessions led by museum staff.

Workshops are offered at 10:30am and 2:00pm on each program date.

 

Visit Beyond Words, a special exhibit at the museum, to be inspired to create your own comic book that takes readers “beyond words.”

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