Madison, WI: Art Cart provides free art activities for families July 6 – August 14.
Art Cart is a free traveling art program that visits parks and schools throughout Madison every summer. The program is a partnership between Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMOCA), and offers fun, art activities exposing children to a variety of art mediums and opportunities. Art Cart begins its Madison season on Monday, July 6.
“Art Cart is a Madison icon, bringing free, accessible art education to Madison neighborhoods for 45years enriching the lives of thousands of children,” described Janet Dyer, MSCR Executive Director. “We are proud of its history stimulating children’s imagination, creativity and self-expression. We are also proud of the team for adapting the program to safely bring art to the parks this summer.”
In response to current health guidelines, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Madison School & Community Recreation are pleased to offer Art Cart ArtKits for families to take home to complete. To pick up an ArtKit, which includes supplies and instruction for creative activities, look for the colorful Art Cart van at parks listed on the schedule. ArtKits are limited and available first-come, first served. Staff will be wearing masks for distribution.
Art Cart begins Monday, July 6, 1–4 pm at Lucia Crest Park, 514 N Owen Dr. Additional stops that week are Wednesday, July 8, 5–7:30 pm at Rennebohm Park, 115 N Eau Claire Ave, and Friday, July 10, 9am–12pm at Warner Park Beach, 1101 Woodward Dr. The complete schedule is available at mscr.org. For more information on the Art Cart schedule, please call 608-204-3000 or email [email protected]