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Summer Art Workshop: Modern & Contemporary Masters I (Art (ages 9 - 15)

Monday, June 19, 2017, 09:00am - 04:00pm

*Registration is now closed. Please call the Library for more information.*

FOR AGES 9 - 15
Monday, June 19 - Friday, June 23

Learn fine art techniques from  a celebrated and experienced NYC teaching artist from the Met's "Doing Art Together." Students learn to observe and create using a variety of materials. Featured once again this summer: Arturo Garcia, preeminent Mexican classical realist painter!

Sign up for:

  • Morning session: 9am-12pm 
    • Study Landscape Drawing, Painting, Sculpture--Hudson River, Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh   
  • Afternoon session: 1pm-4pm
    • Study Still Life Drawing, Abstract Painting creating cells, Mixed-Media, Piet Mondrian
  • Both: 9am-4pm
    • Bring bagged lunch

Workshop led by:

  • Arturo Garcia, preeminent Mexican classical realist painter. Garcia spent his formative years in Mexico and Spain, graduating with honors from The National School of Plastic Arts. He continued his training in the U.S. and in NYC became affiliated with The Water Street Atelier. Art collectors have recognized the value and uniqueness of his work which includes still-lifes, landscapes, floral, interiors and figurative works.

Morning or afternoon sessions: Members $185; Non-Members  $215
Full Day (including lunch hour): Members $320; Non-Members $350
To receive the Member discount, please join the Friends of Pequot Library. Family memberships are $75 and fully tax-deductible.

IMPORTANT: Please print and fill out the following required forms and bring to first session:



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Want more? Different curriculum/second week!  Additional Art Workshop for this age group:

Modern & Contemporary Masters II  Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30

For ages 9 - 16: Morning, Afternoon or Full Day

For information on this additional workshop and to register, go to June 26 on Calendar of Events





Location : Auditorium
Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext. 16