The Art Truck Library Programs
Did you know that The Art Truck's library programs support early childhood literacy by connecting hands-on learning, reading and storytelling? You select the book, we provide the project! Best part? Programs are taught by Art Truck staff in our mobile studio or in your library. Either way, there is no extra work for you! Children will build creative thinking skills while creating personal works of art and strengthen skills in:
- Following directions
- Vocabulary development
- Divergent thinking
- Fine motor development
- Identifying shapes
- Identifying primary and secondary colors
- Character development
- Recalling story details
Become an Art Truck library partner and let us add some creativity to your programming. Contact us today to learn more. We look forward to helping you turn your programming into a work of art!
Library Masquerade Program!
Get creative with your personality and create your own mask. Your visitors can become insects, animals, other people or anything you can imagine! Use pre-cut mask bases and add glitter, wacky papers, faux fur, ribbons and more! The Art Truck Mobile Parties are lead by two of our specially trained Art-tenders. Each party includes all materials and supplies for your project, so your create and we clean up, no mess inside your library!
- 1 hour up to 16 Guest Artists $350
- 1 hour up to 32 Guest Artists $425
- 2 hours up to 50 Guest Artists $500
Library Paint Bar Program
Mix your own palettes from an exciting selection of paint color in neon's, metallic, pastels and brights. Then drip, swirl and layer your colors on to your canvas to create your own abstract, color-field paintings. Recommended for ages 6 and up. The Art Truck Mobile Parties are lead by two of our specially trained Art-tenders. Each party includes all materials and supplies for your project, so you can create and we clean up!
- 1 hour up to 16 guest artists $350
- 1 hour up to 32 guest artists $425
- 2 hours up to 50 guest artists $500
Why librarians like The Art Truck...
"Thank you. It was a great program and I got a lot of positive comments from the Moms. The kids really enjoyed it. I am sure we will have you come again soon." ~ Derby Neck Library
"We wanted to thank you again for such a fun program! We will be in touch for another program!!!" ~ Torrington Public Library
"Thank you for coming back. You have a great program!" ~ Manchester Public Library
"Thank you for visiting the Children's Department at the Bristol Public Library. Many little artists had a BLAST painting and creating beautiful pictures on plates. We look forward to your next visit to the library. Visit our Facebook page to see awesome pictures! ~ Supervisor of Children's Services, Bristol Public Library