Come join your kids in this hands-on art and story workshop at New York's oldest house. ARTiculate will take place four times in July and August. It's geared towards families with children ages 4-10, but feel free to bring older and younger siblings along to explore New York's oldest house through stories, hands-on activities & art
July 22, 2012: Home is where the Hearth Is
Come see how thirteen of Brooklyn's first residents managed to live in a one room farmhouse, centered around the Dutch style open hearth. At this family workshop we will New York's oldest house with hands-on activities, reading about different types of homes in Mary Ann Hoberman's A House is a House for Me and collaborate to make our own one room dwelling with 3-D collage materials.
$8 materials fee per a child each session. Sign up for all four sessions and save, only $25 a student. Parents and guardians (up to two) are free with child participant.
RSVP on Meetup and reserve your spot by emailing Melissa at [masked]
August 5: Coming to America: Immigration Stories
Book: Brothers of Hope, by Mary Williams and Greggory Christie
Art making Activity: Acrylic paintings of a journey
August 26: The Sky's the Limit: Big Dreamers
Book: Tar Beach by Faith Ringold
Art Making Activity: “Quilt Paintings”