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GirlStories

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  • Oct. 18, 2019 through Nov. 01, 2019, 10/18, 10/25, and 11/1, 4:00-6:30pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts
  • 103 Charlton St., Manhattan
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

GirlStories is a free after school program for girls and non-binary artists ages 12-15 that empowers them to become makers and individuals, and encourages them to bring their unique perspectives into fields that are lacking a female voice.

In practice, students will explore various forms of art making to develop an artistic identity and personal voice to share their unique experiences. GirlStories will expose the participants to the work of other women artists in disciplines that include: filmmaking, performance art, writing, illustration, and sculpture. The program will include visits from guest artists and hands-on experience with techniques, processes, equipment and technologies used in making art.

Learn more about GirlStories and apply here!

 

About Children's Museum of the Arts

103 Charlton St.

Manhattan, NY

212-274-0986

  • Standard hours: Monday, 12-5pm; Thursday-Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: No
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists.

    Children’s Museum of the Arts is a nonprofit arts facility that brings hands-on art programming to children throughout New York City. The staff of practicing teaching artists guide and mentor young artists ages 10 months to 15 years through fun and advanced art projects, ranging in a variety of techniques and mediums.

     


  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Nearest public transportation stop: Houston St, 1; Spring Street, A, C
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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