Union Coloring Books

Art at Home

Perfect for creative activity at home! Download and print the activities below, designed for young artists but suitable for all.

Exhbition art activities details photos of portions of actitities inlcuding photos of artists and exhibitions

Union Exhibition Explorations

Union Exhibition Explorations offer a thoughtful look into a selection of past exhibitions in The Union's Wanda D. Ewing Gallery. Each activity provides background on the artist, their creative practice, and themes explored in their work. Inspired by these works, creative prompts are outlined for exploring similar themes in creative ways, using many easily available at-home materials.

Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

Zora Murff: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

Angie Seykora: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

Alexandria Smith: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

Jordan Weber: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

Lachell Workman: Download >> PAGE 1 // PAGE 2

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Roll-an-Artist

"Roll-An-Artist" activities, developed by Union Youth Engagement team, offer an easy way to explore and recreate the aesthetic of pivotal African American visual artists. Using a single piece of dice as your guide, roll your way to building your own image based on recurring elements in the work of three of the most iconic artists of the 20th Century.

CLICK HERE to download Roll-a-Jean-Michel Basquiat

CLICK HERE to download Roll-an-Aaron Douglas

CLICK HERE to download Roll-a-Faith Ringgold

Alexandria Smith Coloring Book featuring two young African American girls in white dresses.

Try a Little Tenderness - Coloring Book

As part of her 2017 Wanda D. Ewing Commission exhibition, Try a Little Tenderness, painter Alexandria Smith created this coloring book based on several of her own works.

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Creative Color

Creative Color - Coloring Book

This coloring book was created in the Spring of 2015 by students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha as a Service Learning project for their course ART4920 "Art in Theory and Practice since 1900." Each page features the image of a prominent Twentieth Century African American cultural figure and a short biography of their life and practice.

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Coloring book pages with the text Celebrate Juneteenth and three children riding an eagle

Celebrate Juneteenth! - Coloring Page

To commemorate Juneteenth 2020, Youth Teaching Artist Cyrus Jefferson created this fun coloring page for artists of all ages to celebrate the end of slavery and the ongoing work for full liberation of all Black Americans.

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