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Halloween Circus Costumes Inspired by Alexander Calder

Whitney Open Studio From Home: Halloween Circus Costumes Inspired by Alexander Calder

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+

FREE

Learn about Calder’s Circus and create fabulous character costumes, just in time for Halloween. Alexander Calder created Calder’s Circus in 1925 after seeing a real circus performance. Using everyday materials, he built his own miniature one equipped with dozens of performer figurines. Calder carried his circus in suitcases and performed it for his friends in Europe and the U.S.

Kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney Educators for free weekly online art classes. Experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials.

Alvin Ailey Opening Night Virtual Benefit

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater starts off its digital season with a celebration of  60 years of Ailey’s beloved masterpiece with “Revelations Reimagined” filmed at Wave Hill Public Garden olus, appearances by special celebrity guests Sterling K. Brown, Jasmine Guy, Jillian Hervey of Lion Babe, Nigel Lythgoe, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Phylicia Rashad, Shonda Rhimes,…

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Watch a spirited holiday mash-up for the entire family recorded live at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Virtuosic break dancing tells an uplifting, family-friendly story set in the 1980s and today. Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons…

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Whitney Open Studio From Home

Kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney Educators for free weekly online art classes. Experiment, create, and learn together with at-home art materials.  Each week features a new theme and project connected to a work of art in the Whitney’s collection or current exhibitions.

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Nutcracker Ballet Breaks

Join New York City Ballet artists via Zoom for a series of lively Saturday morning movement activities. Each 30-minute workshop taught by a NYCB dancer includes a warm-up and choreography inspired by George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Stretch, twirl, and leap on a journey to the Land of Sweets where we will explore basic ballet concepts and…

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