President's Vacation Week Family Workshop: Painting with Scissors - Wave Hill

Date: 02/20/14
Hours: 1:30-3pm
Ages: All
Price: $25/session includes one child and one adult; $10 each additional child or adult
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue - 718-549-3200
Bronx, NY 10471

Description: This afternoon, experiment with "painting with scissors," one of the technique used by French artist Henri Matisse to create his bold, vibrant, and distinctive canvasses. With fast-drying tempera paints and scissors, create colorful cut-outs to fashion into collages, just like Matisse. Program is geared to children between the ages of five and 10 with a parent or caregiver. Space is limited. Registration is required, online at, onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center, or by calling 718-549-320 x251.