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Artomatic Children’s Day

April 2, 2017

Artomatic Children's Day

Join Artomatic Artists for 2017 Children’s Day!

Children’s Story Time and Puppet Show – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
4th Floor Stage

Join author Tom Noll as he reads from his books “The Bicycle Fence” and “Selling Eggs”.

Children’s Art Mural – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Artist Room 3-203

Help artist Christopher Hoppe create a beautiful mural at Artomatic on Children’s Day! Children will be using paint and paint brushes to express their creativity while contributing to the group project.

Magician! – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Roaming (Floors 3-9)

Join Matt Neufeld as he performs magic for kids and adults throughout Artomatic!

2017 Community Weave Kick-Off – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Artist Space 3-512

Please join Thalia Doukas at the coat rack loom on the 3rd floor – space 3-512. Materials will be provided – or, you are welcome to bring your own cloth strips, string, ribbon, message tags, or other weave-friendly materials to add to the mix.

Wings of Hope Origami Project – 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Artist Space 8-502

Meet on the 8th floor in the Peijisan Art space to learn 2 different origami models as part of a fun interactive installation! The goal is to fulfill the tradition of making 1,000 cranes & NEW this year – we will attempt to also collectively make 2,000 butterflies!

Let’s Dance! – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
4th Floor Stage

Cell Phone Photography for Kids – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop 3 (3rd Floor)

Presented by Rob Arnold of Realistic Art Photography, this interactive workshop will give kids a chance to learn how to take great photos with Mom & Dad’s cell phone. And, yes, that also means the selfie! One child will walk away with a special gift from Rob to help with taking great selfies.

Public Speaking for Children – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4th Floor Stage

Join Diane Tuckman to learn about public speaking! This important skill will prepare young people to tap into their potential and help with school presentations.

Watch this schedule for additional programming announcements as they become available.


April 2, 2017
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Artomatic Crystal City
1800 S Bell St (Flrs 3-9)
Arlington, VA