The Making Space – Clyfford Still Museum

The Making Space

Making Space To-Go kits in bags sit on a table in an art studio

We are committed to your health and safety. The hands-on activities in The Making Space are not currently available. During your visit, pick up a Making Space To-Go Kit and create your own Still-inspired artwork at home.

Photo of someone grabbing a paper bag with a sticker on it that says Making Space To-Go

Think art and make ideas. The Making Space is generously underwritten by U.S. Bank.

The Making Space is a hands-on creation studio located on the gallery level. Deepen your appreciation of the art on view through directed activities, or simply experiment with a variety of art materials to try something new.

Ongoing activities include:

  • Create an artist trading card and take home a card made by another guest.
  • Use words from Still’s quotes to create poetry.
  • Create a collage with shapes inspired by Clyfford Still’s work.
  • Explore pastel on construction paper, the same medium Clyfford Still used to create over 1,000 drawings.
  • Create a self-portrait.
  • Experiment with felt, pipe cleaners, ribbon, and yarn.
  • Draw, sketch, and write using a variety of mark-making tools.
  • Explore videos about the Museum, Clyfford Still, Abstract Expressionism, and more.
  • Browse a variety of books and resources.
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