For Families

Free Family Sundays: Earth Month

Meet us in the Joseph Education Center Studio for weekly workshops celebrating Earth Month, a time to appreciate and protect the planet.

This month, explore artmaking through natural and found objects.

  • April 7 & April 14: Make an Earthly Mosaic
  • April 21 & April 28: Create an Ecosystem

These programs will be led by Kim Tyson and Catherine Mapp, Teaching Assistants at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Free Family Sundays is a drop-in, art-making workshop designed for families with children ages 6 to 9 years old.

Teaching Artists

Kim Tyson is a Teaching Assistant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. She has worked with families from Baltimore and around the world during the Free Family Sundays program.  She has also participated in Community Day workshops and Art After Hours activities at the BMA. In addition, Kim has facilitated art-making workshops in conjunction with Baltimore City and Baltimore County Public Schools exhibitions. As an active teaching assistant, Kim has worked with several visiting artists including author and illustrator Kevin Sherry, painter Katie Pumphrey, collage artist Safiyah Cheatham, and mixed media artist Edgar Reyes. A native of Baltimore, Kim holds an MA in teaching from Morgan State University, an MA in liberal studies, and a BA in fine arts, both from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Kim’s professional experience includes teaching art to elementary students with Baltimore City Public Schools, Art Curriculum Specialist with Connections Education, and serving as an International Export Specialist with the worldwide logistics firm Vanguard Logistics.

Catherine Rupan Mapp was born in 1994 in Miami, Florida. She has studied Interdisciplinary Sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Fibres at Alberta University of the Arts. Mapp has been included in various important exhibitions including, the 1st Miami Contemporary Small Format Exhibition by Cowry Art Studio, Miami; XXChange: A Showcase of Women Artists and Makers sponsored by The Contemporary and The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation and organized by the Baltimore Women’s Maker’s Collective at Area 405, Baltimore; and Fate, Destiny and Self Determination, 7th Annual World Textile Art Biennial, Montevideo, Uruguay in collaboration with Line Dufour. Mapp has also been included in many Fibre Art publications including: The Biggest Little Tapestries in the World: 12th International Small Format Show by the American Tapestry Alliance, Reno, NV; and Dyeing Now: Contemporary Makers Celebrate Ethel Mariet’s Legacy at the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, East Sussex, England. Mapp currently lives and works in Baltimore where she co-curates a bi-weekly livestream broadcast called Virtual Underground DC, combining an international cast of DJs and visual artists.

The Details

Location BMA Main Campus Cost Free

Dates & Times

Sun Apr 14 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun Apr 21 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun Apr 28 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm