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Drawing inspiration from some of our favorite works in the collection, we’ve gathered a few activities to ignite your creativity! We’d love to see what you make; share your finished work by tagging Verostko Center for the Arts on Instagram (#VCAstudio) or email images to

geometric artwork on table with photos and pencils

Create an abstract drawing inspired by the work of Helen Gerardia.


old book opened with calligraphy on its pages

Taking inspiration from Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, develop a short story that imagines the risk and reward of what it’s like to be on the road.

Poetry on paper with words crossed out to create a new flow of words

Write a poem sourced from printed matter.


cludter of paintbrushes

Organize a taxonomy with items from your around home. 


collage artwork on table with tools and scraps

Construct a collage inspired by the work of Anne Lopez and the artists of the Pattern and Decoration movement. 


Black outlines filled in with green markers

Who said coloring was only for kids? Check out these coloring pages based on works from the collection intended for all ages.