TAKE PART IN OUR HOMESCHOOL WORKSHOPS
The museum’s hands-on workshops, designed specifically for aspiring homeschool artists ages 5-10, provide a wonderful opportunity for children to explore the museum’s collections, learn innovative art techniques and make new friends. Participants will enhance their critical thinking, communication and visual literacy skills as they explore the galleries and complete a hands-on art project each month.
Class Schedule: (4 sessions: all classes meet from 1:30 – 3:00 pm)
- September 18: Participants will explore the Noh Theatre in the Woodblock Prints of Tsukioka Kōgyo exhibition and then learn the art of Japanese woodblock print-making.
- October 16: Students will tour the Hidden Water: Paintings and Sculpture by Judy Cotton exhibit and learn about the environment and global warming before making their own sculpture using recyclable materials.
- November 20: Participants will walk through the newly installed Louis Comfort Tiffany in New London permanent exhibition. Afterwards they will complete a stain-glass art project.
- December 18: Students will be given a tour of the Emil Carlsen’s Quiet Harmonies and will then complete a snowscape painting project.
Location: Lyman Allyn Art museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT
Cost: The cost (includes 4 classes) is $50 per child for museum members and $60 per child for non-members
Registration: Full payment is required at time of registration. Each class is limited to 15 students; please call the Education Director at 860.443.2545 ext.2110 to reserve your space.