Creation Station: Custom Creatures
01/01/0001, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Included with museum admission and free for Brooks members and children 6 and under. map
drop-in art-making activity for children and their grown-ups every second
Saturday. Tour the galleries with an interactive family guide and then channel
your own creativity. Children and their grown-ups will create a
composite animal inspired by the works of Carroll Cloar. From a variety of
parts, kids will create their fantastic creature and then use their imagination
and critical thinking skills to draw an environment for it to live in.
Sponsored by Thomas & Betts
Afterwards, walk to Rainbow Lake in Overton Park for A Day of Merrymaking which will be taking place from 10 am to 3 pm.
family-friendly event will celebrate Overton Park, as well as the grand
re-opening of Rainbow Lake Playground and the one-year anniversary of
Overton Bark. The Brooks will have a presence during this exciting event
with a Carroll Cloar Chalk Art display demonstration and hands-on art-making
Free Parking Shuttle
Thanks to First Baptist Church, Overton Park Conservancy will have a shuttle running from First Baptist Church at 200 East
Parkway North (corner of E. Parkway and Poplar) from 9:45 am to 4:45
pm. The bus will make stops at A Day of Merrymaking, the Zoo, and
Brooks, with pickups every 15 minutes at each location.
The Brushmark Restaurant is open for lunch from 11 am to 2:30 pm. To
make reservations by phone call 901.544.6225 or click