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Sculpture Workshop-Fiesta Time with Shaun Leonardo

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Add to Calendar 28-09-2013 28-09-2013 15 Sculpture Workshop-Fiesta Time with Shaun Leonardo These workshops for kids and their families are free and offered in the Park's education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter. Welcome to the Mexican tradition of pi�atas. Pi�atas are brightly colored papier-mache sculptures, filled with treats and bashed open during festive events. Participants will learn different techniques on how to decorate the papier-mache and plaster skin of pi�atas that will be filled and delightfully smashed. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=142761 Socrates Sculpture Park true DD/MM/YYYY
September 28, 2013
12-3pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

Description: These workshops for kids and their families are free and offered in the Park's education area on a drop-in basis. Participants work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter. Welcome to the Mexican tradition of pi�atas. Pi�atas are brightly colored papier-mache sculptures, filled with treats and bashed open during festive events. Participants will learn different techniques on how to decorate the papier-mache and plaster skin of pi�atas that will be filled and delightfully smashed.

Address: 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11106
Phone: 718-956-1819
Website: socratessculpturepark.org

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Venue Description: In 1986, a coalition of artists and community members led by Mark di Suvero decided to retake an abandoned riverside landfill that was being used as an illegal dumpsite and make it into an open space for art and artists. Since then, Socrates Sculpture Park has become an internationally renowned outdoor museum. It is today the only spot in the New York metropolitan area specifically designed to allow artists the opportunity create and showcase large-scale work in an environment that encourages interaction between artists, artworks, and the public.

Since 2006, the park has been expanding its Community Works Initiative program, which offers employment and job training to area residents, including those of the nearby Astoria projects. Participants learn landscaping and basic horticulture skills as they tend the park gardens. At the end of the program, all participants have new marketable skills and knowledge of the resources and cultural events that the park has available for the community and visitors. Among the events and activities that the park offers are kite flights, fitness programs, workshops, the LIC Bike Parade, Summer Solstice, Makers Market, outdoor cinema, an annual Earth Day event, and the Halloween Harvest Festival. In July and August, there are free summer outdoor art-making workshops with a variety of topics.

Upcoming Events at Socrates Sculpture Park :

  • Kite Fight - 05/09/15
  • 13th Annual Kite Making Workshop - 05/09/15
  • Saturday Sculpture Workshops: Geological Pets with Aiysha Mayfield - 05/16/15
  • Saturday Sculpture Workshops: Plantable Seed Sculptures with Janelle Iglesias - 05/23/15
  • Saturday Sculpture Workshops:Protest Signs with Aida Šehovi? - 05/30/15
  • 8th Annual LIC Bike Parade - 06/06/15
  • Summer Solstice Celebration - 06/21/15