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Summer Art Workshop: Modern Masters (ages 6 - 8)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 09:00am - 04:00pm

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

FOR 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 or Afternoon:

  • Morning session: 9am-12pm 
    • Explore works by Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Josef Albers, René Magritte, Stuart Davis, and Gustav Klimt
  • Afternoon session: 1pm-4pm
    • Explore works by Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jacob Lawrence, Salvador Dalí, Paul Cézanne, and Georgia O'Keeffe

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. 

Morning or afternoon session: 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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Additional Workshops: 

Want more? A explore new artists during a second week!  

Contemporary Masters:  Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30

For ages 6 - 8: Morning or Afternoon






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