Children in grades 3-8 are invited to attend the FREE workshops listed below.
Location: All workshops are held at the historic Henry Guest House at the New Brunswick Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
Dia de los Muertos Altars
October 26, 2013, 1-3 p.m.
Sculpt and decorate offerings honoring Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Participants are encouraged to explore the experience of personal loss when making their creations. All images and objects made will be included in a single altar to conclude the workshop.
Native American Sand Painting
November 23, 2013 1-3pm
Help create a piece of the puzzle as we design a Native American-style mandala out of sand, leaves, and other materials. Personal designs will be joined together to make a single image at the end of the workshop.
Holi Color Celebration
March 15, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
Through paint and collage, artists will explore basic color relationships such as primaries, secondaries, complements, value, and saturation. Multicultural patterns and color symbolism will become the subject for abstract compositions.
Dream Kite Making
May 3, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
Students will create an inspiring vision and/or dream for the future on a personal kite they will build and fly at the end of the workshop.