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Art Hour: Leaf Observation inspired by Ellen Sheffield’s Oak Elm Ash

May 8, 2021 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Art Hour returns this spring with four art-making workshops for children designed in collaboration with the Brown Family Education Center (BFEC). Each session highlights one piece from the Gund Gallery collection or current exhibitions and guides attendees through a related craft project that can be completed in real time over Zoom. Instructions will also be posted online for those who wish to complete the projects on their own time!


Week Three: Leaf Observation inspired by Ellen Sheffield’s Oak Elm Ash

Saturday, May 8, 1:00-2:00 PM EST
Zoom Link:
Passcode: arthour

All sessions are on Saturdays from 1:00-2:00 PM EST on Zoom.

Participation is FREE and open to the public. Registered participants will be sent a kit containing all instructions and materials needed to complete each craft at home. Please register here by Friday, April 9 to receive a kit.

Full Series Schedule:


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The Gund Gallery exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, by the Gund Gallery Board of Directors and the Ohio Arts Council.


Image: Ellen Sheffield oak elm ash, 2012. Accordion binding with inkjet prints and transfers on Rives BFK paper, black walnut ink and paste covers. Poems by Andrew Grace, Campus tree survey from Kenyon College Maintenance Department, additional text and maps from Kenyon College Archives. Image courtesy of the artist.