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 19th, 11am – 4pm
Sunday, May 20th, 12 Noon to 4pm

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

Associated Bank
“Decorate a Super Hero Cape” – Color and decorate an apron to wear!

Zion Lutheran School (New!)
“Royal Crowns” – Imagine yourself as royalty with a do-it-yourself crown. Decorate it with as much
shimmer and sparkle that makes your heart happy using jewels, glitter, paints, crayons, and more! This royal craft, which is majestic fun, will have you feeling extra special – just like a king or queen!

Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) / K(x) Solutions – “Royal Goblet” – Create a dazzling royal goblet using a gold plastic goblet and some gems. Then use it to drink your favorite beverage like the royals!

1020 Artworks Studio (New!)
“Royal Self Portrait” Celebrate the royal wedding by creating your self-portrait in the style of a prince, princess, king, or queen! Add embellishments, such as jewels and a royal frame.

Bricks 4 Kidz (New!)
“The Royal Bricks” – Shore up your LEGO built castle walls, and then slay the evil dragon by taking aim at it with our Royal Catapults. Using our spin art machines, unleash your artistic talent by creating a magical shield you can take home, and then get creative and deco-rate our mosaic wall. We will also have DUPLO Bricks available for our younger castle-builders.

Hands On Painting and Coloring

The Tourism Bureau ILLINOISouth
A large blank mural will be available for children to design and color. This artwork will be showcased at a spot and time to be chosen later.

Group Project

St Louis Zoo – Stop by and connect with the Saint Louis Zoo through a special activity created just for the Art on the Square. Learn more about how the Zoo is dedicated to caring for

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.

Entertainment & Royal Designing on the Children’s Stage!

Enjoy some amazing talent with performances from the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Group on the Children’s Stage! Also take the opportunity to design the “princess’s” wedding gown and her court by painting/decorating dress forms on the stage!


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