Events

FIG Studio: Tree Collages

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 24 – 28: Tree Collages
Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

Paint Play at the FIG: Chalk Paint

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Chalk Paint: We will be using brightly colored paint made from chalk to paint onto dark-colored paper.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Tree Collages

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 24 – 28: Tree Collages
Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Tree Collages

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 24 – 28: Tree Collages
Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

Paint Play at the FIG: Chalk Paint

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Chalk Paint: We will be using brightly colored paint made from chalk to paint onto dark-colored paper.

FIG Studio: Tree Collages

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 24 – 28: Tree Collages
Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

Science Lab at the FIG: Do Birds Talk?

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

April 24: Do birds talk?
What are the birds saying? Do they have a language? Together we can listen to bird calls and learn what they might be saying.

FIG Studio: Tree Collages

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 24 – 28: Tree Collages
Celebrate trees and Arbor Day in the FIG using recycled materials to make tree collages.

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day
Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

Paint Play at the FIG: Printmaking

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Printmaking: We will each get our own piece of modeling clay to make a unique design to dip in paint and print out on paper.  It is just like making a stamp.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day
Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day
Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

Paint Play at the FIG: Printmaking

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Printmaking: We will each get our own piece of modeling clay to make a unique design to dip in paint and print out on paper.  It is just like making a stamp.

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day
Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

Science Lab at the FIG: Do All Birds Lay Eggs?

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

April 17 : Do all birds lay eggs?
Do all birds lay eggs? Are all eggs white? Join us as we discover new things about eggs. We will even have real eggs from different birds to touch!

FIG Studio: Happy Earth Day

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 17 – 21: Happy Earth Day
Make or color a planet earth for Earth Day.

FIG Studio: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 10 – 14: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter
We will have some colored construction paper eggs with lots of fun bits and bobs that you can use to decorate your egg.

FIG Studio: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 10 – 14: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter
We will have some colored construction paper eggs with lots of fun bits and bobs that you can use to decorate your egg.

Paint Play at the FIG: Feather Paint Brushes

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Feather Paint Brushes: Can feathers work as paint brushes? This week we will find out!

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 10 – 14: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter
We will have some colored construction paper eggs with lots of fun bits and bobs that you can use to decorate your egg.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 10 – 14: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter
We will have some colored construction paper eggs with lots of fun bits and bobs that you can use to decorate your egg.

Paint Play at the FIG: Feather Paint Brushes

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Feather Paint Brushes: Can feathers work as paint brushes? This week we will find out!

FIG Studio: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 10 – 14: Decorate a Paper Egg for Easter
We will have some colored construction paper eggs with lots of fun bits and bobs that you can use to decorate your egg.

Science Lab at the FIG: How do Birds Fly?

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

April 10: How do birds fly?
How do birds fly? What is so special about wings? We will be looking deeper into flying and the scientific principles that allow something to lift off into the air.

FIG Studio: Make Your Own Bird

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 3-7: Make Your Own Bird
Do all birds look the same? Mix and match bird shapes and parts to create your own unique species.

Paint Play in the FIG: Sponge Patterns

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Sponge Patterns: Sponges come in all shapes and sizes. We will use sponge prints to create unique shapes and designs.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Make Your Own Bird

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 3-7: Make Your Own Bird
Do all birds look the same? Mix and match bird shapes and parts to create your own unique species.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Make Your Own Bird

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 3-7: Make Your Own Bird
Do all birds look the same? Mix and match bird shapes and parts to create your own unique species.

Paint Play in the FIG: Sponge Patterns

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Sponge Patterns: Sponges come in all shapes and sizes. We will use sponge prints to create unique shapes and designs.

FIG Studio: Make Your Own Bird

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 3-7: Make Your Own Bird
Do all birds look the same? Mix and match bird shapes and parts to create your own unique species.

Science Lab at the FIG: What is a Bird?

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

April 3: What is a bird?
Do all birds have feathers or beaks? We will explore what makes a bird a bird and how their beaks can tell us what they eat.

FIG Studio: Make Your Own Bird

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

April 3-7: Make Your Own Bird
Do all birds look the same? Mix and match bird shapes and parts to create your own unique species.

FIG Studio: Turtles

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 27 – 31: Turtles
What is the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Make your own turtle while learning about differences between these three.

Paint Play at the FIG: Puffy Paint Swirl Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Puffy Paint Swirl Prints: We will create puffy paint swirls with shaving cream then lay our paper on top to make a unique print.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Turtles

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 27 – 31: Turtles
What is the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Make your own turtle while learning about differences between these three.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Turtles

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 27 – 31: Turtles
What is the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Make your own turtle while learning about differences between these three.

Paint Play at the FIG: Puffy Paint Swirl Prints

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Puffy Paint Swirl Prints: We will create puffy paint swirls with shaving cream then lay our paper on top to make a unique print.

FIG Studio: Turtles

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 27 – 31: Turtles
What is the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Make your own turtle while learning about differences between these three.

Science Lab at the FIG: Local Snakes

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

March 27: Local Snakes
Do we have more than one kind of snake in Western Washington? Are all snakes dangerous? Join us to learn more about these slithering creatures.

FIG Studio: Turtles

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 27 – 31: Turtles
What is the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Make your own turtle while learning about differences between these three.

FIG Studio: Newts

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 20 – 24: Newts
Who has rough poisonous skin and uses celestial navigation? Newts, of course. We will be making rough-skinned newts this week.

Paint Play at the FIG: Mud Painting

Paint Play encourages little hands to brush, mix, and touch using a variety of art materials. Explore different drawing and painting techniques, from finger-painting to watercolors to tempera. For ages 18 months to 6 years old with an accompanying adult.

Mud Painting: Is all mud the same? We will explore the different textures and colors found in the mud from our backyards.

Music Makers, Body Shakers

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to experience making music with a variety of percussion instruments, while moving and grooving to their sounds. Musical activities are led by a FIG educator and include songs, rhymes, dance, and listening with opportunities to play with an assortment of instruments. For ages 18 months – 6 years with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

FIG Studio: Newts

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 20 – 24: Newts
Who has rough poisonous skin and uses celestial navigation? Newts, of course. We will be making rough-skinned newts this week.

Storytime at the FIG

Children of all ages are invited to join us in the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) for storytime. Our storytime will take place every Friday, 10:30-11am and will transport little ones with big imaginations to far-away places! A new book will be featured every week. Included with admission/Members free.

FIG Studio: Newts

The FIG Studio is a self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. Perfect for all ages. The Studio is open for free-creation and sensory exploration, and our supply bins are stocked with plenty of materials!

March 20 – 24: Newts
Who has rough poisonous skin and uses celestial navigation? Newts, of course. We will be making rough-skinned newts this week.