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Spring Vacation Week Family Workshop: Plaster Hand Casting

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Add to Calendar 15-04-2014 15-04-2014 15 Spring Vacation Week Family Workshop: Plaster Hand Casting Spend an afternoon with artist Ash Ferlito, and explore the many meanings of "hands-on." Using a basic mold-making technique and quick-setting materials, make highly detailed, colorful, and expressive plaster hand-casts. Adding natural and recycled materials, festoon your plaster cast with rings, bracelets, and other bling. Program is geared to children ages 5-10 with a parent or caregiver. Space is limited. Registration is required, online at wavehill.org, onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center, or by calling 718-549-320 x251. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=158392 Wave Hill true DD/MM/YYYY
April 15, 2014
1:30-3pm
Wave Hill
Bronx
Young elementary, Adult
$25/session includes one child and one adult; $10 each additional child or adult

Description: Spend an afternoon with artist Ash Ferlito, and explore the many meanings of "hands-on." Using a basic mold-making technique and quick-setting materials, make highly detailed, colorful, and expressive plaster hand-casts. Adding natural and recycled materials, festoon your plaster cast with rings, bracelets, and other bling. Program is geared to children ages 5-10 with a parent or caregiver. Space is limited. Registration is required, online at wavehill.org, onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center, or by calling 718-549-320 x251.

Address: West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-549-3200
Website: wavehill.org

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Venue Description: See natural beauty at its finest at Wave Hill, the 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill's true view lies in the park's magnificent gardens and landscapes. Horticulture and the arts programs for children, teenagers, and teachers are hosted by Wave Hill. Its grounds serve as living laboratories for science exploration. A memorable and scenic venue location, the Wave Hill House, built in 1843, is available for meetings, conferences, celebrations, and photo shoots. Wave Hill House was home to many celebrated icons, including Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain.

On weekends from 10am-1pm, the whole family can enjoy with a naturally creative Family Art Project. Wave Hill's visual arts program presents artworks in the galleries and on the grounds that engage the public in a dialogue with nature, culture, and site.

Upcoming Events at Wave Hill:

  • Family Art Project: Ephemeral Creatures - 05/02/15
  • Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasies for Mom - 05/09/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Swan and Stone Millinery - 05/09/15
  • Spring Birding - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day Brunch - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Embroidery and Fine Art - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Embroidery and Fine Art - 05/10/15
  • Family Art Project: Shield Me with a Turtle Shell - 05/16/15
  • Let's Talk Turtles - 05/17/15
  • Wave Hill Celebration Parade - 05/23/15 - 05/24/15
  • Telling Nature and Family Stories - 05/30/15 - 05/31/15
  • Family Art Project: Weather and Washes - 06/06/15 - 06/07/15
  • Family Art Project: Paper Lanterns - 06/13/15 - 06/14/15
  • Family Art Project: Paper Lanterns - 06/13/15 - 06/14/15
  • Summer Birding - 06/14/15
  • Family Nature Walk - 06/14/15
  • Family Art Project: Big Hand, Little Hand - 06/20/15 - 06/21/15
  • Family Art Project: Lavender Blooms - 06/27/15 - 06/28/15
  • Soap-Making Workshop - 06/28/15
  • Cooking With Lavender - 06/28/15