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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational programs are sponsored in part by Con Edison, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Department of Youth and Community Services, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.
Through guided gallery discussion, participants will learn about different visual storytelling techniques found in the exhibition Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic. After drawing inspiration from Swiss artist Aloise Corbaz’s hand-sewn notebooks and large-scale scroll drawing, families will create their own fantastical, collaged murals in the museum’s studio.