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GirlStories

October 18, 2019 through November 01, 2019

10/18, 10/25, and 11/1, 4:00-6:30pm.

Children's Museum of the Arts

Manhattan

Tween, Teen

Free with museum admission ($13; free for children younger than 1)

Event description:

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!

 

Address: 103 Charlton St.
Manhattan, NY 10014
Phone: 212-274-0986
Website: cmany.org/

About Children's Museum of the Arts

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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