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Art Gone WILD! activities are free with paid zoo admission. Five hands-on art stations will be open for children ages 12 and younger:
In addition to the traditional hands-on art activities for children, members of Springfield’s Plein Air Artists group will be at Dickerson Park Zoo with painting demonstrations.
Some of Dickerson Park Zoo’s animals will also take part in art activities. Zookeepers use painting with some of the animals as an enrichment activity. Watch zookeepers work with the animals at these exhibits:
Members of the Ozarks Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers will have similar animal paintings displayed and for sale.
Buckets 'n' Boards will entertain and engage kids
in making music from 10 a.m.-noon!