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Community Day: Celebrating Carnival Presented by
Horizon Foundation for NJ
Saturday, February 13, 10am -
Explore the traditions of Carnival as it traveled from Europe to
Central and South America. Learn how this ancient tradition has
evolved with each culture that has adopted the celebration. Join us
for unique food, masks, music and dance!
Studio Snapshot is
a series of short videos exploring the work of Newark contemporary
artists. In this video, artist Patricia Dahlman discusses how she was
inspired by the arts scene of Newark and how her work responds to our
Feeling the chill outside or just need to warm your heart a bit? On
the next episode of
Art Bites we'll dig into the 2020 hot chocolate bomb craze by
making one inspired by the gorgeous carved wood Peach-Shaped Covered Box
featured in the Museum collection.
Learn about photography and create your own works in this fun
interactive smartphone photography lesson. Students will discuss
perspective, still-life photography, portraits, and angles as they
create and understand the art of photography.
Meet legendary artist and illustrator Ralph Steadman and take a peek
inside his studio in Kent (United Kingdom). Best known for his
collaborations with writer Hunter S. Thompson, Steadman notably
created classic illustrations for Fear
and Loathing in Las Vegas. He is also known for his
political satire, as well as collaborations with Travis Scott, Vans
and Flying Dog beer.
Image Credits: 1.
Unrecorded artist, Peach-Shaped
'Precious Spring Longevity' Covered Box, Qing
Dynasty, (1644-1911). China. Wood, carved three-color lacquer 6 1/4
x 6 3/4 x 3 in. Gift of Herman A. E. Jaehne and Paul C. Jaehne,
1941 41.1486A,B 2. Ralph Steadman, Spirit of Gonzo,
1978. Ink on paper. 27.3 h x 36.5 w x 0.5 d inches. Private Collection
3. Marsden Hartley, Mt.
Ktaadn, First Snow #2,1939-40. Oil on academy
board, 30 7/8 x 37 in. Purchase 1940 Felix Fuld Bequest