School Vacation Workshops: Brake for Art

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April 16, 2014

11am-2pm.

Nassau County Museum of Art

Roslyn Harbor

All Ages

$10; $8 seniors, $4 children + $8 per family materials fee

Event description: Stop and make time for art during the spring vacation week. Brake for Art features gallery tours and hands-on art making for children of all ages and their adult companions. Docents present family-friendly gallery tours. Following are art activities that encourage children and adults to develop their own creative responses. The workshops, with different art projects each day, are inspired by the museum?s current exhibition, Garden Party, and also by the work of artists in the second floor galleries exhibition, AftermodernisM: 2014. Museum admission plus $8 per family materials fee.

Address: 1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
Phone: 516-484-9337
Website: nassaumuseum.org/events

About Nassau County Museum of Art


Ranked among the nation's largest, most important suburban art museums, Nassau County Museum of Art is located about 25 miles east of New York City in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island, on the former Frick Estate, in the heart of Long Island's fabled Gold Coast. The main museum building, named in honor of art collectors and philanthropists Arnold and Joan Saltzman, is a three-story Georgian mansion that exemplifies Gold Coast architecture of the late 19th century.

In addition to the Arnold & Joan Saltzman Fine Art building, Nassau County Museum of Art includes the Sculpture Park, Formal Garden of historic importance, the Pinetum, an architecturally-significant restored trellis, rare specimen trees, and marked walking trails.






About Nassau County Museum of Art

Standard hours: Tues-Sun, 11am-4:45pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: Yes

Fine Arts Museum The Saltzman Building The Manes Family Center for Arts & Education Sculpture Park Formal Gardens
Parking: Free
Play area: Outdoor
Party room: Yes

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About Nassau County Museum of Art

Standard hours: Tues-Sun, 11am-4:45pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: Yes

Fine Arts Museum Sculpture Park Art & Education Center Formal and other Gardens
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Greenvale LIRR station
Play area: Outdoor
Party room: No

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