Family Sunday: Optical Impact: I Spy

 

This month’s Family Sunday theme celebrates the exhibition Optical Impact, which is dedicated to works of Optical Art (Op Art). Op Art developed as a segment of geometric abstraction in the mid-20th century—images were intended to surprise the viewer and provoke visual confusion, much like an optical illusion.

Our in-person event is still on hold, but this month’s virtual activities provide lots of fun ways for families to spend time together, and are designed for keiki of all ages to explore art and their own creativity. Check out our Optical Impact-inspired livestream programs and gallery hunts, and don’t miss the drawing contest below—submit your work for a chance to be featured next month on the HoMA website!

Livestream Programming Schedule:

Live Notan workshop with Teaching Artist Janet Tram: 11am
Live Storytime with HoMA’s Director of Collections, Cynthia Low reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds: 1pm

Live Notan workshop with Teaching Artist Janet Tram: 11am

Live Storytime with HoMA’s Director of Collections, Cynthia Low reading The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds: 1pm

February gallery hunts:

February Gallery Hunt

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February Gallery Hunt - at Home

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Drawing Contest: Optical Illusion Coloring Page

Get creative with your crayons and markers at home and design your own version of Peter Sedgley’s Phantasmagoria (download the page below). Using your imagination, add any colorful inspirations that come to mind!

Submit your work to HoMA’s monthly Family Sunday Drawing Contest by posting to social media and tagging @honolulumuseum, or email a photo to familysunday@honolulumuseum.org. The winning drawing will be featured on the HoMA website next month!

Phantasmagoria Coloring Page

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