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Gateways - Tasting Kitchen on Governors Island

at West Harlem Art Fund - Governor's Island Building 10B, New York, New York 10004

Guests will enjoy small plates dishes and specialty teas and juices that compliment the art exhibition TRACES in Nolan Park on Governors Island. Led by WESLEY BEEKS, guests will learn about the spices from South Asia, engage in a lively conversation with the chef and engage the site-specific installation by Japanese American artist Tomo Mori. The exhibition...

Saturday Aug 31st, 2pm - 4pm

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Upcycled Art & Design (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Artists have coined a new phrase for turning their recyclables into great works of art: upcycling!  In this class, students will use a variety of recyclable materials to create their own unique works of art. From the found object sculpture of Marcel DuChamp and Michelle Reader to Josh Blackwell’s plastic bag weavings, the possibilities for...

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$700

5 sessions

Exploring Illustrated Stories (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

In this class, young illustrators will bring their favorite stories to life as they become familiar with professional illustration techniques, including pen and ink drawings, watercolor paintings, and cartooning.  Drawing inspiration from the likes of Sana Takeda, Edward Gorey, Maira Kalman, Maurice Sendak, and Roz Chast, young artists will build...

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$700

5 sessions

Art Adventurers

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Don’t leave the little ones out, enroll your 5 or 6 year old in our half day camp! Young artists will take part in an adventurous day Governors Island while exploring art, story telling, and the natural beauty of the island. From observational drawing to creating sculptures with natural materials, this class will focus on showcasing the rich history...

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$350

5 sessions

Governors Island Gallery Tour

at New York Gallery Tours - Governor's Island Ferry Point Road near the Restrooms sign, New York, New York 11231

The “magical” Governors Island - a 10-min. $1.50 ferry ride from Lower Manhattan - houses galleries in the summer in converted homes.  You'll visit 7 galleries showing contemporary painting, sculpture, video, and photography. Our director, with a Ph.D. in arts education, visits all current exhibits and selects the 7 most extraordinary...

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$25

Printmaking (7-12 yrs.)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

In this class, young artists will explore intricate designs and techniques of monoprint and relief printmaking, as well as alternative processes. Students will develop skills in layering, carving, envisioning, composition and design as they explore materials and techniques. They will also revisit and sharpen their drawing skills to create eye-catching...

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$700

5 sessions

Stories on Film (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Calling all budding filmmakers! This class will study and employ the fundamental tools needed to make an animated film. They will build character development skills as they brainstorm stories, write a screenplay, and create concept designs. From there they will illustrate storyboards, perform and record voice-overs, and collaborate with a CMA Teaching...

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$700

5 sessions

Mixed Media

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Explore the magic of mixed media! In this class, young artists will learn how to layer and combine a variety of art materials to create unique works of art. Explore transparency by layering a print on top of a drawing, paint your own found object sculpture, collaborate on an installation, and discover how collage can transform a 3-D object! Inspired...

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$700

5 sessions

Music Video (7-12 yrs.)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Collaborate with a real NYC-based band on their next music video!  Students will develop their editing skills as they design and arrange original footage to match the rhythm of a song. Music lovers and filmmakers alike will collaborate across a series of brainstorming, drawing, and storyboarding sessions, before delving into the exciting process...

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$700

5 sessions

Ceramics (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Make extraordinary sculptures and develop essential skills in hand work and ceramic design! After completing a series of free-draw and brainstorming exercises, young artists will experiment with traditional techniques in ceramic-making, including pinch, coil, and slab methods. Then, they will learn about the process of adding textures and glazes to...

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$700

5 sessions

Claymation (7-12 yrs.)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

It’s time to CLAY! Young artists will explore the fascinating process of claymation as they learn the tools necessary to make their own films. Experimenting with materials like wire armature, paper, fabric and clay, students will flex their creative muscles on a series of films, using iStopmotion software to capture stories ranging in the genres...

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$700

5 sessions

Textile Arts (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Explore what it means to create textiles by using all-natural materials! In this class, young artists will learn to manipulate and design their own handmade textiles, and learn about new ways to upcycle in the process!  Students will dye their own fabrics using natural pigments by incorporating spices, fruit & vegetable scraps, as well as...

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$600

4 sessions

Intro to Stop Motion (Ages 7 - 12)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

This class will introduce CMA’s unique style of collaborative storytelling using stop motion animation.  Students will experiment with character drawings, puppetry and sculpture, set building, sound recording, and iStopMotion software.  This class is a great introduction to the art of storytelling for young storytellers with an interest...

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$600

4 sessions

Epic Adventure Film

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

Create an adventure film of epic proportions! Young artists will build skills in construction, design and narration as they experiment in both film production and performance.  In this class, students will design and create their own costumes, large-scale puppets, and sets out of recycled objects. Using iStopmotion software, they will bring their...

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$700

5 sessions

Animal Animation

at Children's Museum of the Arts - Governor's Island 10 S St Battery Maritime Bldg, New York, New York 10005

This is a great class for young filmmakers with a flair for zoology. Students will work with mixed media materials like clay, wire, fabric and paper to build their favorite creatures and surrounding habitats. Using iStopmotion software, they will learn basic stop motion techniques to help bring their creatures to life. Young filmmakers will develop...

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$700

5 sessions

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