Summer Art Projects for Children of All Ages

Join us for our third year of

Art for the Heart!

Wednesdays from 11am – 1pm
May 31 – July 19
Old Town Square, Fort Collins

The final art packet will be distributed July 12.

Families who brought finished projects to display in the Old Town Square kiosk can pick up their projects on July 19 or July 26.


This year’s theme will be art from Around the World!
Explore activities and culture from across the globe.
  • Every Wednesday from 11am – 1pm, NOLA Creative Company will be parked in Old Town Square with packaged and ready-to-go art projects.
  • Each project comes complete with instructions and all of the materials needed to complete a fun and explorative art technique.
  • Return your masterpiece the following week and have it displayed in our kiosk for the entire community to see.
  • Our summer art challenge is for children of all ages and will occur seven times throughout the summer.
  • Every project returned earns a punch on your “Frequent Creator” card.
  • Prizes will be awarded for consistent participation.
  • This program is completely free to the public.
 Week 1 | May 31 : Henna Hands
Henna Hands Example for Art for the Heart art program

Henna Hands  | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 2 | June 7 : Japanese Koinobori
Japanese Koinobori for Art for the Heart

Japanese Koinobori  | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 3 | June 14 : Guatemalan Worry Dolls

Guatemalan Worry Dolls | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 4 | June 21 : Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags picture for Art for the Heart project

Tibetan Prayer Flags | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 5 | June 28: Eye of God/Ojos de Dios
Ojos de Dios Art for the Heart Example

Eye of God/Ojos de Dios  | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 6 | July 5: Northwest Pacific Totems
Northwest Pacific Totems 7.5.23

Northwest Pacific Totems | Click Here for Instructions

 Week 7 | July 12: Matryoshka Dolls

Matryoshka Dolls | Click Here for Instructions

Event Information please contact | 970-484-2020
Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority 

Project Information please contact
Amanda DeAngelis |
Nola Creative Company