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Fall 2011 PASSPORT TO ART Registration is now open! Children and parents, grandparents, or guardians work side-by-side on arts, crafts, and performance projects led by trained educators and artists. These interactive workshops fill quickly; register early so you won't be disappointed.
Nonrefundable fee: $10 members per child / $15 nonmembers per child
THE ART OF MASKS WHEN: Saturday, October 1, 12:30 to 3 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, George & Hamilton Streets, New Brunswick COST: $10 members per child/$15 nonmembers per child
Masks were once worn by all members of Venetian society for purposes ranging from performance and courtship to criminal gain. Join us as we transport ourselves to eighteenth-century Venice and create our own masks. Will you become an anonymous maiden, a villain, or hero?Click here to register.
POPCORN AND STARBABY WHEN: Saturday, November 5, 12:30 to 3 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick COST: $10 members per child/$15 nonmembers per child
Artist and educator Dot Paolo leads a delightful workshop related to the Zimmerli's exhibition, Popcorn and Starbaby: Children's Book Illustrations by Frank Asch, using actual popcorn to create depictions of the human figure. To register, call 732.932.7237, ext. 615, or visit our website.
CREATE A GREETING CARD FOR THE HOLIDAYS WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 12:30 to 3 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick COST: $10 members per child/$15 nonmembers per child
Join educator/artist Rachel Escolar in the museum's annual workshop dedicated to the creation of unique greeting cards for the holidays. You may want to end your afternoon by stopping in the Museum Store to find the perfect gifts to accompany your handmade cards. To register,use this link.
Holiday Workshop NEW YEAR CALENDAR WHEN: Wednesday, December 28, 12:30 to 3 PM WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick
COST: $10 members per child / $15 nonmembers per child Parents or guardians are free! Enjoy each season as you turn the pages of your personalized 2012 calendar. Instructor Dot Paolo guides participants in the use of collage, stamps and many other art techniques to create one-of-a-kind calendars. Participants may wish to bring photographs of friends and family to include in their designs. For registration details,visit our website.
Children's education programs at the Zimmerli are funded in part by the Walter and Adi Blum Foundation, Inc., and Art Within Reach. The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State,a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; Johnson & Johnson; and the donors, members, and friends of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.