President's Vacation Week Family Workshop: Painting with Scissors

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February 20, 2014


Wave Hill


All Ages

$25/session includes one child and one adult; $10 each additional child or adult

Event 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.

Address: West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-549-3200

About Wave Hill

Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.


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