Springtime has arrived in Athens! Southeast Ohio is home to many beautiful trees. In honor of Earth Day, the OHIO Museum Complex and Kennedy Museum of Art invite visitors to examine our leafy neighbors from a fresh perspective.
Family Art & Science Activities
The below activities were created through a partnership between the OHIO Museum Complex and the Kennedy Museum of Art.
Experimenting with Plant Dyes
Have you ever experimented with using plants to dye fabric or yarn? Try this at-home activity that explores techniques for using the plants in your own back yard to create vibrant color combinations out of the natural world around you!
This activity guide was created by superstar students Rachel Broughton (Anthropology & Spanish ’20), and Sarah Melaragno (Interactive Multimedia & Art History ’20), KMA PACE Interns 2018–2020.
Fun with Leaves
Have you ever used vibrant fall foliage in an art project? Try this fun at-home activity using colorful leaves at The Ridges (or even in your own back yard) to create vibrant combinations out of the natural world around you!
This activity guide was created by superstar students Leah Myerholtz and Carrie Summerford.
The mAppAthens Ridges Tree Tour was designed by Susan Calhoun and Emma Little.