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Kids’ Tent

Kids’ Tent

Publix Super Markets Charities and
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
present the 2020 Virtual Kids’ Tent

Featuring projects inspired by ten Tennessee artists
who use traditional craft techniques in their work.

Watch a video to learn more about the artist and their work, then try it for yourself!
Scroll down to find out how to get a supply kit for all ten activities!


Featured Artists

Omari Booker | Manuel Delgado | Monya Nikahd | Kateri Pomeroy | Jairo Prado
David Quarles IV | Kimiko Sakai | Jackie Schlicher | Ashley Seay | Mary Sullivan

View and print instructions for all ten projects here.
Download a supply list with easily available alternatives here.


Omari Booker (Painting)

Painted Portrait Project Instructions


Manuel Delgado (Stringed Instruments)

Sound Experiment Project Instructions


Monya Nikahd (Fiber/Textile)

Wearable Weaving Project Instructions


Kateri Pomeroy (Mixed Media)

Mixed Media Collage Project Instructions


Jairo Prado (Mosaic)

Mini Mosaic Project Instructions


David Quarles IV (Jewelry)

Beaded Art Project Instructions


Kimiko Sakai (Photography)

Hand-Colored Photograph Project Instructions


Jackie Schlicher (Clay)

Clay Creation Project Instructions


Ashley Seay (Printmaking)

Petite Prints Project Instructions


Mary Sullivan (Bookmaking)

Pocket-Size Books Project Instructions


Craft Kits

Get your very own craft kit to complete all the projects in the virtual Kids’ Tent!

Order a craft kit with all the supplies you’ll need to complete all ten activities!
$10, plus $5 shipping via Priority Mail in the U.S., while supplies last.


A limited number of craft kits will be available for pick up free of charge at community partner locations
beginning October 9, while supplies last:

Centennial Art Center

Edgehill Family Resource Center

Shimai Gallery of Contemporary Craft

Watkins Community Education at Belmont

Woodcuts Gallery & Framing


Have you tried the projects? Tell us about your experience; one respondent will win a Family Field Trip Adventure Pack,
including a $50 Urban Grub gift card, free passes to the Frist Art Museum and a hardcover copy of Ketch Secor and Higgins Bond’s book Lorraine.

Special thanks to
Tennessee Craft’s educator Andrea Steele for designing the craft projects in the Kids’ Tent
and to Mark Schlicher (Sunporch Media) for video editing and production.

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