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Kids' Art Workshop--Modern Art/Contemporary Art (ages 6 - 8)

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

Art Intensive pictureFOR AGES 6 - 8
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: Rute Ventura!

This week covers Impressionism, Expressionism, Art Nouveau, Harlem Renaissance and Abstraction.

Sign up for:

  • Morning session: 9am-12pm 
    • Explore Matisse, Miro, Albers, Magritte, Stuart Davis, Klimt and others
  • Afternoon session: 1pm-4pm
    • Explore  Monet, Seurat, Gauguin, Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jacob Laurence, Dali, Cezanne, O'Keefe

Workshop led by:

  • Rute Ventura, Portuguese multi-media artist whose artwork ranges from drawing, to painting, sculpture, video and installation. She has studied extensively in Italy, learning Trompe L’oeil techniques at the Accademia del Superfuluo in Rome. She moved to New York City in 2009 where she works as a teaching artist with the non-profit Doing Art Together, providing art workshops for under-served crowds in NY City Public Schools. She collaborates with The City College of New York incorporating STEM through STEAM-- Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. (Instructor for ages 6 - 8)

Morning or afternoon sessions: Members $185; Non-Members  $215

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 ART/CONTEMPORARY ART  Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30

For ages 6 - 8: Morning or Afternoon

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





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