Family Art Workshop:
Eco-Mobiles
Saturday, March 2
1pm – 3pm
FREE with Museum Admission
This lesson is inspired by the imaginative mobile art of Alexander Calder and the theory of kinetic energy, with a focus on the principles of balance and movement.
Based on specimens from the Museum’s Animal Homes education program, guests design their own ecosystem mobile: wetland, woodland, beach, or meadow.
Supported in part by Lily Auchincloss Foundation.
Access Art for All Sunday Art Studio: Romare Bearden Collage Workshop
Sunday, March 17
2pm – 4pm
Adults: $8, Students/Seniors: $5
Includes Admission to the Museum
Teens and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families will explore the colorful and rhythmic art of Romare Bearden and discover the inspiration behind his brilliant works of collage. Listen to the smooth sounds of jazz while creating a collage masterpiece to take home. Space is limited, registration required.
Sunday Art Studio is part of Access Art for All, a programmatic partnership with the Staten Island Children’s Museum, the Staten Island Zoo, and the GRACE Foundation of New York, with support from a CreateNYC Disability Forward Fund grant from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
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Super Science:
Alternative Plastics
Saturday, March 23
11am – 1pm
FREE with Museum Admission
For 6-12 year olds
(Must be accompanied by an adult)
Most plastics in use today are made from petroleum oil. In this workshop participants will make their own plastics from organic sources such as milk and gelatin.
Registration recommended.