Sunday, January 27, 2019

February Events for Children, Adults at Morven in Princeton

Children’s Art Afternoons At Morven Museum & Garden

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WHEN: Wednesdays, February 6 through March 13, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE
: Morven Museum & Garden. 55 Stockton Street, Princeton
TUITION: $135; $110 for members of either Morven or Arts Council of Princeton
Ages 5 to 9
Limited to 12 children

Dive deep into Morven’s history through this 6-week class with Arts Council of Princeton’s Veronica Olivares. Focus on crafts and art forms created during the Revolutionary War era, explore historically based projects including miniature portraits, pen and ink landscapes, doll-making, quilt-making, silhouettes and basketry. Master artists of this era such as John Singleton Copley, Benjamin West, John Trumbull and Gilbert Stuart will be introduced.

Architectural Drawing & Painting for Adults at Morven

WHEN: Thursdays, February 7 through March 14, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Morven Museum & Garden. 55 Stockton Street, Princeton
FEE: $220; $195 for members of either Morven or Arts Council of Princeton

Join local artist and published illustrator Barbara DiLorenzo on a guided exploration of Morven interiors and exteriors. Explore the historical architecture of this Princeton landmark using a variety of media, including pencil, watercolor, watercolor pencil, and gouache. Please bring basic drawing and painting supplies to the first class, including pencils (include H & B pencils), a basic watercolor set (we recommend Winsor & Newton), sketch book and/or watercolor book (90 lb or 140 lb weight), as well as any other materials you might like to work with (please no oils or acrylic paint for use inside Morven’s buildings).

To view Barbara's work, visit her website here For additional details, email education@artscouncilofprinceton.org.

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Victorian Pressed Flower Workshop

WHEN: Saturday, February 9 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Morven Museum & Garden. 55 Stockton Street, Princeton
FEE: $25; $15 for members of Morven

Spend a wintry afternoon as Victorian women, such as Harriet Stockton might have, and create pressed flower art with Morven’s Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman. Learn the “love language” of flowers, suggestions for planning a pressing garden, and create valentine or notecard and beribboned bookmark of your own special design. All flowers, materials, and art instruction provided. No previous experience required and space is limited, ages 12 and up.

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