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American Art Family Day

Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street Upper East Side
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Discover masterworks of Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Ben Shahn and other notable artists collected by art dealer Edith Halpert at this family extravaganza. Collage a pop-up cityscape, sculpt a playful figure, paint a colorful still life in our art studio, hear the jazz age stylings of Grammy Winner Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats, collaborate on a giant work of art, participate in a gallery tour, and more.

American sign language interpretation will be provided from 1-3 pm.

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Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art

Learn about Edith Halpert, the trailblazing art dealer whose influence, eye, and passion for American art championed the work of Stuart Davis, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe, Ben Shahn, and Charles Sheeler. See approximately 100 works of American modern and folk art that passed through the Downtown Gallery, the…

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