REVIEW – Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt
With a new festival at Epcot comes a new scavenger hunt. The Festival of the Arts introduces Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt. If you want to be spoiler free, just check out some of our other Festival of the Arts coverage.
Like other scavenger hunts, you’re given a blank map and asked to match the correct sticker to the country. The theming of this hunt calls for matching a painting to the corresponding country.
Our first stop was Mexico as we worked our way around World Showcase in a clockwise manner.
Next up was Norway.
China was next.
There wasn’t anything in the Refreshment Outpost due to the nature of the paintings being indoors. Italy was after that. I don’t have a wider shot, because it was at a Kidcot stop.
The American Adventure.
Japan, up next.
Morocco was another Kidcot stop.
It was at France that we realized that Disney just “hid” most of these at Kidcot stops, making the actually hunt part of this rather boring and pointless.
We absolutely love scavenger hunts and Epcot’s are usually no exception, but this one is. Let’s be clear, putting Figment into works of art is brilliant and we really enjoyed it. That said, having more than half of the paintings located in a Kidcot area, and the others in a gift shop is a bit too lazy compared to other Epcot scavenger hunts. One of the things we love about the easter egg hunt at Epcot is that there are a seemingly endless variety of locations an egg could be in a country. Yes, there is some repetition year after year with the eggs, but there isn’t as obvious as a pattern as there is with Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt.
So why even do this at all? Quite simply, the prizes. If you’re a fan of Figment, the prizes are worth the $6.99 price tag.
If you’re not a fan of Figment or don’t have small children that this might be tougher and more enjoyable for, I would say that this scavenger hunt is a pass. Hopefully Disney can add some variety to the locations next year and make this a real painting hunt instead of a Kidcot hunt.