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CMA Sketch

CMA Sketch challenges participants with a prompt to draw something inspired by the CMA’s collection. Prompts are open-ended and designed for all ages! Join in with your kids, friends, colleagues, or entire family to connect with CMA in a collaborative, virtual community.

Participants can share sketches using #CMASketch for a chance to be reposted to CMA’s Instagram stories. Don’t forget to upload your creations to Visitor Art Gallery, using the Submit Your Artwork button below. Check back every Tuesday for a new prompt!

What’s in your Home?

This artwork, House Model, shows a group, perhaps members of a family, together in their home. Draw a picture of what makes your home special to you!

Favorite Household Item

Do you have a favorite chair? Or maybe a funky lamp you picked up at a garage sale? Draw a picture of your favorite household item. Is it comfortable, sentimental or both? What’s its story?

Time to Celebrate

This artwork, Decoration Executed for the Birthday of His Majesty the King of Westphalia, shows all of the decorations for the the birthday of Jérôme Bonaparte, the King of Westphalia. Draw your favorite way to celebrate any holiday, special occasion or little victory!

Play time

The figures in this image are playing a game like rock, paper, scissors. Make a sketch of your favorite game to play at home!

Are you hungry yet?

This painting shows a fancy seventieth-century meal. Have you tried any new recipes? Draw your favorite work from the CMA's collectionthat features food, or just sketch the last thing you ate!

Inspired by Nature

Sketch your favorite work from the CMA’s collection that features flowers and plants, or the flowers in your home or yard. What shapes and colors do you see?