Virtual Homeschool Day: Write and Draw Like an Outlaw: Shel Silverstein Style

Apr 14, 202110:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join a Museum educator to explore the exhibit Outlaws and Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s and learn more about Shel Silverstein, who wrote children’s books as well as Outlaw country songs. Learn to write a Silverstein-style poem inspired by his whimsical writing and draw an illustration along with visual artist Britt McDermott.

Recommended for ages five to twelve, but all are welcome. Guardian is required to be present for children under thirteen.

Takes place via Zoom. Space is limited. Registration and $10 family fee required. Museum members with family-level memberships are free.




Recommended materials:

  • Paper
  • Drawing or writing tool, like a pencil or marker




By signing up for this program, you are confirming that a guardian will be present with youth under age thirteen. An educator will send a Zoom invitation to you by 9:30 a.m. the morning of the program. Registration closes at 9:00 a.m. the morning of the program, and accommodations are guaranteed for museum members. Please reach out to if you have any questions.





Interested in supporting the Museum through our Annual Fund or learning more about Museum member benefits?

Click below to learn more.

Annual Fund Museum Membership Benefits

We use cookies in the following ways: (1) for system administration, (2) to assess the performance of the website, (3) to personalize your experience, content and ads, (4) to provide social media features, and (5) to analyze our traffic. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.  Please consult instructions for your web browser to disable or block cookies, or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer or mobile device.

That's Fine