Friday 4 - 9 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday 11a.m. – 5 p.m.

Children’s Art Garden

Face Painting Artists will be available for the young and the young at heart!

Saturday, May 18th, 11am – 4pm
Sunday, May 19th, 12 Noon to 4pm

Make-It-Take-It Projects… with a Royal Flair!

Associated Bank – “Thumbprint Glass Magnets!” – Create a thumbprint design that will be transformed into a fun keepsake magnet!

Zion Lutheran School – “Butterflies” – Spring is here and what better way to celebrate the season than to make beautiful butterflies. Use gems, jewels, and more to create a one-of-a-kind colorful, unique butterfly!

Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) / K(x) Solutions – “Paper Lantern Animals” – Let your imagination run wild as you transform a paper lantern into an adorable animal using googly eyes, stickers, paper scraps, and more!

1020 Artworks Studio – Dazzling Initial Art—Decorate a canvas panel with your initials using gems, sequins, and everything that sparkles!

Bricks 4 Kidz – Mine your way through our vast field of bricks to create a mosaic for our Art Wall. Use our special Spin Art Brick Machine to create a one of a kind paper craft gem you can take home.

Hands On Painting and Coloring

The Tourism Bureau ILLINOISouth – A large blank mural will be available for children to
design and paint.

Group Project

St Louis Zoo – Join volunteer educators from the Saint Louis Zoo to learn about the
importance of pollinators and the role they play in our ecosystem. You can be part of
creating an art project that will be displayed at the Zoo!

Faces in the Crowd—Fun Picture Opportunities

Ignite your imagination and become a favorite character! Children as well as adults are invited to insert their faces in stand-up paintings that allow them to become their favorite character for a photo. Paintings reflect favorite children’s characters from popular culture and will be dispersed throughout the Children’s Garden. The paintings
were created by artists from area schools.


Useful Links

AOTS Sponsors
Purchase Art Cash
High School Art Competition
Student Art
Artist in Residence Program
Main Stage Entertainment
Wine Court Entertainment
Sculpture in the City
High School Sculpture in the City
Cafe on the Square
Children's Art Garden
Living With Art: Interior Design Stage
Rails To Trails Art Project
Artist Demonstrations
City of Belleville