Celebrate different cultures and commemorate the Irvine Global Village Festival from home through creativity and art! From September 21-October 10, pay tribute to the importance of art in festivals past and make new memories as a family. Each week, enjoy a different themed art class hosted by the Irvine Fine Arts Center staff. Or, download fun at-home projects you and your kids can do at your own leisure.
Irvine Global Village Festival: Art @ Home
Join Irvine Fine Arts Center on Facebook Live as we make new festival memories at home by participating in weekly themed art classes online while adhering to social distancing guidelines. The virtual classes are free, but pre-registration is encouraged to get a class materials list and more information early. All classes are geared for ages 6 and older.
A Facebook account is not required to take part in these activities. Simply visit the center's Facebook here during the classes, and make sure to pre-register by clicking the links below.
Create Your Own Festival Map
Thursday, September 24, 3:30-5 p.m.
Get creative and make your own Irvine Global Village Festival map. From your favorite restaurant or Kid's Village attraction, to the singers and dancers on the big stage, you can lay out what your ideal festival would look like. Download the supply list and project instructions here.
Friday, October 2, 3:30-5 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the diverse cultures of the Irvine Global Village Festival through food. Create a menu with your favorite appetizers, entrees, and desserts from around the world. Download the supply list and project instructions here. Consider ordering take-out from your favorite Irvine restaurant before or after making your menu, because you will be hungry thinking about all the delicious food!
All-in-One Musical Instrument
Saturday, October 10, 3:30-5 p.m.
Make your own all-in-one instrument to bring the sounds and spirit of the Irvine Global Village Festival to life. You can bring it to play along with the Mariachi Divas at the concert on Saturday, October 10, or create your own concert right at home. Download the supply list and project instructions here.
Downloadable At-Home Art Projects
Download Irvine Global Village Festival-themed coloring sheets for your children that they can work on at their leisure. Share photos of your kids' works of art with us here for a chance to see them on the City's Flickr account and social media!
Click the links below for each coloring activity.