Art Express

Art Express

  • Date Apr 22, 2023 • 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Location Castellani Art Museum


Children ages 6 to 12 join fun, participatory art activities that involve hands-on art-making and gallery exploration. Each Art Express includes a short talk highlighting one child-friendly artwork in the Museum, with a guided storytime and hands-on art-making activity. A CAM teaching artist works closely with participants to help them create customized artwork to take home.


  • Saturdays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Castellani Art Museum
  • Online pre-registration is required
  • $10/child, Free with museum membership or EBT cardholders*

Spring Art Express Schedule

January 28  Icy Winter 
Discover the artistic song of snow and ice as we explore wintery art themes. Children can warm up as they explore how snow and ice can create beautiful poetic landscapes.

Sponsored by Arts for Learning WNY

February 25 — Colorful Story Quilts with Emma Brittain

Explore the traditions of African American storytelling through the works of Faith Ringgold. Children will learn about Ringgold’s colorful and exciting story quilt artwork while making art inspired by this imaginative black artist. 

March 25 — SOLD OUT  Materials March with Zach Daddis
Explore and connect with different materials and textures that make art a full sensory experience. Whether it's oil or acrylic, canvas or burlap, buttons or feathers, students will engage in different artistic mediums and materials in a sensory-filled art session. 

April 22 — Flower Power Hour with  Zach Daddis
Celebrate Earth Day with an exciting exploration of nature, landscapes, and wildlife through art!  Children will learn about the beauty of landscapes we see every day and be empowered to appreciate our environment through earth-inspired artwork.

Preregistration is preferred although registration will be available at the beginning of this event. Please arrive 15 minutes before this event if you plan on registering at the door. 


*Registration is non-refundable. Please call 716.286.8200 for issues registering
CAM Programming Discount Codes
NU Faculty, staff, and students – NUCAMFAM
EBT patrons- Please call Evan Wright at 716-286 -8201