Art classes at the Nelson-Atkins have long been a much beloved part of the museum’s history, encouraging the natural creativity in all of us. Nelson-Atkins at Home brings you fun tutorials created by talented art teachers, coloring pages to create your own masterpieces and activity sheets that give you interesting facts.


Gingerbread Friend

Get inspired by the reading of The Gingerbread Girl, authored by museum educator Lisa Campbell-Ernst and create your own Gingerbread friends to decorate your home!

Think The Gingerbread Girl would be a perfect addition to your home library? Purchase it today from our Museum Store.


Easy-to-follow videos exploring drawing, painting, clay, plein air drawing, printmaking and stop-motion video.

Coloring Pages

Create your version of popular objects in the museum’s collection.

Activity Sheets

Learn a little about an artist or the work of art while creating your own.