Be a part of this nationwide festival and indulge in one of Big Draw Festival art activities. Take a sketching class, learn mask making, create designs of chalk art on the street, make origami birds, paint a mandala, build a sandcastle, and more! Every Saturday in October, the Mispillion Art League will be hosting events FREE and open to the public of all ages! In addition to new art classes and demonstrations each Saturday, ages 13 and up will have the opportunity to become a part of a master artwork by painting several mandalas on the Mispillion Art League’s building. Be sure to sign up in advance and come prepared with old clothes and sneakers. Join the fun to help paint a lasting mandala! Come discover your inner artist capabilities at one of these events below.
October 5: Art at the Farmers Market
Bring the whole family for fun and learn tricks for painting your very own pumpkin. Write and sketch greetings for the patients at the local hospital, Bayhealth. Become a true artist with community canvas fun at Mispillion Art League by painting your own artwork on canvas. Brushes, paints and canvases will be provided! Leave your handprint behind and take one home at the Mispillion Art League. Be sure to visit the Information Station with all your questions and pick up a class & events schedule! Find more information here.
October 12: Take it to the Street
Come take over the art scene on Park Ave, outside of Mispillion Art League in Milford. Come paint with your feet. No brushes, no hands, just use your own creativity! Grab some chalk and learn the ins and out of chalk painting, all while celebrating a tradition that started since the 16th century. All ages and skill levels are welcomed! Learn the tricks and tips on creating your own sandcastle with various demonstrations. Learn how to make windows, doors, stairs, arches and more. Learn more today!
October 19: Art in the Park
Join the fun and hop on the Art Trail as you search for clues to sketch as you take in the Milford Art Stroll Riverwalk in downtown Milford. Turn your scribbles into drawings at the Mispillion Art League as you learn how to embellish with lines. Learn how to sketch boats, shipyards, and artifacts from the Vinyard Shipyard, one of the last remaining of its kind in Delaware. Get all the details here!
October 26: Let your Imagination Run
Pack up the kids for the last day of free family artistic activities with the Big Draw Festival. Head to one of the imagination stations at Mispillion Art League – perfect for kids. Explore blind contour drawing, creative lettering, mask making, create a portrait of yourself, CD painting, and origami bird making! For adults, learn the art of sketching at the Milford Museum. Take the opportunity to sketch one of Milford’s unique history exhibits found inside the museum! Join the fun here!
It’s all happening in the month of October, every Saturday. Book your getaway to Delaware’s Quaint Villages and take advantage of free art classes & demonstrations while creating your very own masterpiece.