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Secret Agent Architect: Decoding the Architectural Shapes of the Museum and Fashion and Fabric Designs

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Add to Calendar 01-04-2013 01-04-2013 15 Secret Agent Architect: Decoding the Architectural Shapes of the Museum and Fashion and Fabric Designs Choose one of two activities offered throughout the day, or participate in both; no reservations required. Secret Agent Architect: Decoding the Architectural Shapes of the Museum Become a secret agent architect as your family explores the Museum of the City of New York in this family-friendly scavenger hunt. Learn architectural vocabulary and styles while discovering the secrets of this Colonial Revival building, designed by Joseph H. Freedlander. Afterwards, you'll use these shapes to create model buildings representing your own style. Fashion and Fabric Designs Do you have your own sense of style and color? Would you like to learn how to create your own special fabric designs? First, explore the exhibition Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced with a museum educator where families will have the opportunity to look at Burrows’ photographs, drawings, and original garments. Then, using inspiration from the exhibition, each child will experiment with fashion design and make an original creation on fabric to take home. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=133309 Museum of the City of New York true DD/MM/YYYY
April 01, 2013
10:30am-3:30pm
Museum of the City of New York
Upper East Side
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Free with admission: $10; $6 seniors, students; free for kids younger than 12

Description: Choose one of two activities offered throughout the day, or participate in both; no reservations required.

Secret Agent Architect: Decoding the Architectural Shapes of the Museum

Become a secret agent architect as your family explores the Museum of the City of New York in this family-friendly scavenger hunt. Learn architectural vocabulary and styles while discovering the secrets of this Colonial Revival building, designed by Joseph H. Freedlander. Afterwards, you'll use these shapes to create model buildings representing your own style.

Fashion and Fabric Designs

Do you have your own sense of style and color? Would you like to learn how to create your own special fabric designs? First, explore the exhibition Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced with a museum educator where families will have the opportunity to look at Burrows’ photographs, drawings, and original garments. Then, using inspiration from the exhibition, each child will experiment with fashion design and make an original creation on fabric to take home.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10029
Phone: 917-492-3371
Website: mcny.org

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