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Tween Workshops (Grades 7–9)
These workshops provide the opportunity to explore artists’ thinking and studio practices. Each workshop includes an interactive tour in the galleries followed by a hands-on studio session exploring materials and techniques.
Teens enrolled in grades 7 through 9 are invited to participate. Taught by artists and museum educators, each two-and-a-half-hour workshop includes an interactive tour in the galleries followed by a hands-on studio session. All workshops begin in the Education Studio, located on the East Building Concourse. Participants must be dropped off and picked up by a designated parent or guardian. Workshops are free, but preregistration is required. See the schedule below for program topics, times, dates, and online registration form.
Focus on Vermeer
Sundays, January 19, 26
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 9
Online registration begins January 7 at noon
Meet at Education Studio
Explore paintings by Johannes Vermeer to learn how he represented light and the subjects that fascinated him. Then make a painting using a camera obscura, an optical tool popular during the Dutch Golden Age. Led by Paula Lynn, Dena Rapoport, and Nathalie Ryan.