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Join the Ackland virtually as we spend time in the clouds! We will be highlighting Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art in connection with the month-long North Carolina Science Festival!

Each month, the Ackland hosts a free program for families, kids, and the young at heart featuring hands-on art activities, live performances, tours, and more.

Zoom Storytime | 2:30 p.m.

Join the Public Programs Intern as she reads two stories about the clouds in our sky!

Art-Making Activity | Clouds Four Ways

Did you know there are over ten types of clouds? A few familiar ones are stratus, nimbus, We’ve come up with an art activity for the whole family, using common household items and a few art supplies!

Acitivities are best suited for children ages 3 – 8.

Clouds Four Ways (pdf)

Explore your Neighborhood (and Sky!)

Describing and Illustrating the Weather (pdf)

Exploring Nature in your Neighborhood (pdf)

Collection Connection

Explore these four works in the Ackland’s collection – how do the artists create their clouds? What material might they be using? What colors? What shapes?

Installation photo by Ackland staff

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