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Families and Folk Art

Families and Folk Art is held the first Saturday of every month. This program introduces children ages 4 to 12 and their accompanying adults to folk art through interactive discussion-based tours in the galleries followed by hands-on artmaking activities inspired by objects in the museum. Museum admission is always free. Space is limited; registration required.

Register: See link below or call 212. 265. 1040, ext. 381.

More Info: 212. 265. 1040, ext. 381, or familyprograms@folkartmuseum.org

Educational programs are sponsored in part by the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Free

The Observant Eye: Making Art Like a Scientist

Exhibition artist Eugen Gabritschevsky was both a scientist and an artist in his lifetime. In both roles, we harness the powers of observation. Through guided discussion in the galleries, program participants will consider how Gabritschevsky’s scientific interests may have influenced his life and work as an artist. Then, in the studio, families will engage in experiments that combine both scientific observation and artmaking.

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