The Cross Hatch is a space where you're invited to reflect, be inspired, and spark your curiosity through hands-on projects and collaborative activities. 

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What is a cross hatch?

Cross hatching is an illustration technique, often seen in comic books, where overlapping lines are used to create a sense of depth. The technique is all about intersection, and that's why we chose to use it as a name for our new interactive gallery, where thoughts overlap, ideas intersect, and art takes shape.

Know Before You Go

Gladys, the Grasshopper

  • Admission to the Cross Hatch is included with your museum admission, and members always get in free to both! 
  • There are no food or drinks permitted in the space, but you're welcome to enjoy a snack right outside the doors in the lobby.
  • A single-stall family restroom is located not far from the Cross Hatch near the Main Street entrance.
  • If you see Gladys the Grasshopper, that means you're at a great spot for little ones (ages 3-7). At other stations, they might need some guidance from you.
  • While families are welcome in this space, this is not a space that is specifically designed for infants or young children. Please be mindful of little ones and be aware that some small objects may pose a choking hazard.