Picture This! Gallery Tour, Art Workshop & Concert: Dan + Claudia Zanes
October 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Suggested Ages: Toddlers, 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10
Create art, share ideas, listen to storybook readings, and enjoy live music as a family. A 10 am gallery program includes interactive activities, art viewing, and a PJ Library collection book reading. At 10:45 am head to the art studio to create original art and enjoy a snack.
The program ends with an 11:30 am family concert with Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and his wife Claudia singing Zanes’ greatest hits along with folk and blues classics—music where sea shanties, English Music hall, play party songs, the spirit of early rock-n-roll, soul, North American, and West Indian folk music collide. Hear tunes of Americana inspired by celebrated artists Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe and others on view in the exhibition: Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art along with Bomba rhythms from African/Peurto-Rican percussion group BombaYo.
This performance will be sensory friendly and inclusive for all audiences.
Enter a bizarro fairytale by New York-based artist Rachel Feinstein. See sculpture, painting, and video, panoramic wallpaper referencing religion and fairy tales, high European craft and low American kitsch, her needs as an artist and the needs of her family. Kid favorites include a clock-face assemblage and rainbow cinderella.
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Join us for an afternoon archaeological adventure. Unique in New York City, our simulated archaeological dig highlights replicas from ancient to modern times in a hands-on experience. Collect stamps in a special passport each visit and receive a gift after your third dig adventure!