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Morris-Jumel Mansion Family Day: Create Cartoons with Your Own Zoetrope


Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace Harlem/Upper Manhattan
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with admission

Explore the science of early movie-making by creating your own zoetrope. A zoetrope, or “wheel of life,” was an early 19th-century toy in which drawings of an object appeared to move when viewed through a spinning cylinder. Join us to make your own animation and zoetrope and find out more about Morris-Jumel Mansion’s connection to early movie-making history.

This drop-in workshop will be held outside of the Mansion on the stone terrace. Masks are required for all participants over the age of two.

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