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Glow Play: Sculpting with Light

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Add to Calendar 25-02-2012 25-02-2012 15 Glow Play: Sculpting with Light Inspired by the exhibition "Dan Flavin: Drawing," artist and educator Nicole Haroutunian will invite children and their families to discover the drawings of Minimalist artist Dan Flavin. After visiting the exhibition and experiencing two of Flavin's light installations firsthand, families will create color sketches inspired by the artist's works on paper and shape glowing sculptures of their own. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=102164 The Morgan Library & Museum true DD/MM/YYYY
February 25, 2012
2-4pm
The Morgan Library & Museum
Manhattan
All Ages
$6; $2 children

Description: Inspired by the exhibition "Dan Flavin: Drawing," artist and educator Nicole Haroutunian will invite children and their families to discover the drawings of Minimalist artist Dan Flavin. After visiting the exhibition and experiencing two of Flavin's light installations firsthand, families will create color sketches inspired by the artist's works on paper and shape glowing sculptures of their own.

Address: 225 Madison Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10016
Phone: 212-685-0008
Website: www.themorgan.org

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Venue Description: The Morgan Library & Museum began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of the foremost collectors and cultural benefactors in the United States. In this complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, Morgan had begun to assemble a collection of illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and old master drawings and prints as early as 1890. Dedicated to fostering a greater knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of primarily Western history and culture, this educational institution records and reflects achievements of European and American literature, music, art, and history. In an Italian Renaissance-style palazzo with three magnificent rooms epitomizing America's Age of Elegance, The Morgan Library includes a new performance hall, a welcoming entrance on Madison Avenue, a new café and a new restaurant, a gift shop, a new reading room, and collections storage. Still one of America?s premier institutions, The Morgan Library & Museum has continued to acquire rare materials as well as important music manuscripts, early children's books, Americana, and materials from the twentieth century, all open to public, fulfilling Pierpont Morgan?s dream of making the library and its treasures available to scholars and the patrons alike.

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