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Brooklyn Museum Gallery/Studio Program

KAWS- WHAT PARTY

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Recurring (see all)

One event on March 4, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

Suggested Ages: 8 to 13

$115-$200 for ten sessions

Inspired by Brooklyn Museum’s exhibitions and collections, create multi-layered, complex works of art, while discovering artists, working with different mediums and trying out new techniques, and more.

Each class includes a virtual visit to the galleries and art-making at home with live guidance from instructors.

Spring courses include Drawing, sculpture and animation inspired by current exhibit  KAWS: WHAT PARTY,

: Comical Anatomies, Sculpture: TOY PARTY
Tuesdays, March 2–April 27, 3:30–4:30 pm
Take your drawing skills to fantastical heights in this class inspired by comic books and cartoon characters! Virtually walk through KAWS: WHAT PARTY to see how the artist takes inspiration from pop culture to create unique artworks. Then, study the anatomy of cartoons and create your own cast of characters.

Sundays, March 7–May 2, 10 am–12 pm
Learn to sculpt your own designer toys out of modeling clay! After paying a virtual visit to KAWS: WHAT PARTY, kick up your creativity to full blast and dream up new designs, inspired by your favorite toys at home. We’ll show you the skills to turn your creations into three-dimensional figures.

Ages 11–13
Drawing: Comical Anatomies
Thursdays, March 4–April 29, 3:30–4:30 pm
Take your drawing skills to fantastical heights in this class inspired by comic books and cartoon characters! Virtually walk through KAWS: WHAT PARTY to see how the artist takes inspiration from pop culture to create unique artworks. Then, study the anatomy of cartoons and create your own cast of characters.

Animation: Cartooning with KAWS
Saturdays, March 6–May 1, 1–3 pm
See how artist KAWS borrows characters from pop culture and transforms them into works of art, and create your own unique characters inspired by your favorite TV shows and video games. Learn to use stop-motion animation software to bring your creations to life.

Spring 2021 schedule
Week of March 1–May 2 (no classes March 27–April 4)
Dates and times vary

Course fees
Weekend courses: $200; Members: $180
Weekday courses: $115; Members: $103.50
Members receive a discount on all Gallery/Studio Program courses. Not a Member? Join today!
Art supplies must be purchased separately.

After five days of art-making, campers close out the week by sharing their creations in Friday’s online Open Studio.

Includes live instruction with museum educators, teaching artists, and counselors. Scholarships available.

The Amazing Max Magic Lessons

NYC magician Max Darwin (aka The Amazing Max) teaches magic tricks using objects available at home.  All you need is a pencil, quarter, nickel, dollar bill, and deck of cards. Magic experience not required.

Recommended for ages 6+. Private, semi-private and group lessons available.

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History @ Home

Learn about history in real-time with New-York Historical Society educators on Zoom. Lessons are content-based and inquiry-driven, featuring images and historical documents from the museum’s collections using shared PowerPoint presentations.

Grade levels vary by day with grades K-12. Themes include The People of New York, Exploring Black History and History of American Protest. Great lesson…

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Transit Tots

Join New York Transit Museum educators for transit-themed songs, stories and activities for the youngest transportation fans. Videos of past sessions available.

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Little New-Yorkers @ Home

Join New-York Historical Society Storytime via Zoom every Tuesday and Friday for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly stretches and exercises, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Designed for ages ages 3-6.

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