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You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the histo

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Th.   Jul 31st, 7pm
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Try your hand at creating works of art in the galleries. Focus on a different art form each session with family-friendly activities led by an artist.  Experience art making up close as you watch artists create in real time and engage in an informal conversation about artistic processes.Note: This workshop meets at Gallery 217 (The Astor Court)


Calligraphy means 'beautiful writing.' In this class students learn the fundamentals of handling the tools of the calligrapher, see many examples of historical and contemporary fine writing and learn to understand and write the italic letterforms. The italic hand is an elegant Renaissance style also known as chancery cursive and running hand. Its


This workshop will investigate recent historical approaches to lettering, in addition to exploring various production techniques. Participants will refer to familiar typographic models and helpful specimens as they create their own hand-drawn wordmarks. Lettering is a unique discipline, offering a distinctive means of visual expression not possibl


Learn the basics of cartooning. Develop your personal style while exploring a variety of forms from single gags to longer comic strips to storyboarding your graphic novel. No drawing experience necessary. Bring the following supplies for the first class. Additional supplies will be discussed in class.SketchbookPlastic white eraser (Staedtler)Pencil

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