Explore Reynolda Activities
These at-home activities will help you practice the art of slow looking, make meaningful connections, and spark an inner dialogue using iconic pieces of American art in Reynolda’s permanent collection.
Immerse yourself in Frank Stella’s “Double Gray Scramble” (1973) and examine how this composition impacts you.
Work with a partner to construct a hands-on building activity, modeled after Jacob Lawrence’s “Builder’s No. 2” (1968).
Take a closer look at Audrey Flack’s “Bounty” (1978) and consider complex and familiar symbols.
Take a look at Childe Hassam’s “Giant Magnolias” (1904) and Maurice Prendergast’s “The Bathing Cove” (1916–1918) and see how these works convey each of our five senses.
Bring a painting to life with conversation prompts around Eastman Johnson’s “The Storyteller of the Camp (Maple Sugar Camp)” (1861–1866).
Spark a discussion or writing exercise with slow looking using Thomas Cole’s painting, “Home in the Woods” (1847).
Artists (such as Thomas Doughty with his painting “In the Catskills”) frame and depict beautiful landscapes. In this activity, explore the idea of framing landscapes.