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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

Exploring the Animal Kingdom Through Art: Creatures, Critters, and Creativity

Exhibition artist Eugen Gabritschevsky was inspired by the natural world and his scientific pursuits; fantastical creatures, animals, and insects are among the artist’s many subjects. After a discussion in the galleries, program participants will create their own visual menageries, using assorted art materials.

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Crewel Bedcover
Artist unidentified

DISCOVER YOUNG FOLK—THE MUSEUM'S YOUNG PATRONS

Untitled
Eugene von Bruenchenhein (1910–1983)

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Log Cabin Throw, Light and Dark Variation
Harriet Rutter Eagleson (1855–c. 1925)