July 02, 2018 through July 22, 2018
The Jewish Museum
Upper East Side
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$18; $12 seniors; $8 students; free for children 18 and younger
Drop-in art sessions provide families an opportunity to explore the Jewish Museum’s current exhibitions of works by artists Chaim Soutine and Marc Camille Chaimowicz. Inspired by the art on view, kids can then engage in various creative, artistic activities. These include stamping to make exciting prints, modeling clay in the style of Chaimowicz’s furniture, and designing dioramas. RSVP recommended.
Currently on view at the Jewish Museum, the exhibition of artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz contains unique furniture, colorful wallpaper, collages, and beautiful design objects that will surely inspire the young creative. His patterns and pathways evoke the natural landscape of Central Park, located right across the street. Families may also explore the expressive, striking still life images of Chaim Soutine.
July 2 – Collaged Scene
Use found images, colorful paper, and drawing materials to create a scene inspired by the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz and Chaim Soutine.
July 9 – Imaginative Furniture
Use model magic clay to create a unique piece of furniture in the style of Marc Camille Chaimowicz then decorate your design with markers and found objects.
July 15 – Whimsical Diorama
Explore the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz and Chaim Soutine. Then design your own three dimensional diorama using a mix of found objects, colorful board, and drawing materials.
July 22 – Patterned Prints
Use stamping techniques to create a unique patterned paper inspired Marc Camille Chaimowicz’s hand-printed designs.
July 29 – Vibrant Still Life
Use vibrant paint to create your own still life scene inspired by Chaim Soutine.
Address: 1109 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10128
About The Jewish Museum
Standard hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5:45pm; Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday, 11am-5:45pm
Located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a jewel-box of an art museum, and a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds.
The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media which reflect the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. Our distinguished exhibition history reveals a deep and rich exploration of Jewish culture and identity, and includes some of the most seminal shows of the 20th and 21st centuries. Our dynamic education programs – from talks and lectures, to performances, to hands-on art making and more – serve a wide range of audiences, including families, students, educators, and art lovers.
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