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Hop aboard Art Express

by jmaloni
Thu, Nov 11th 2010 01:00 pm
Join in the family fun as you hop aboard the Art Express at 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University.

Art Express family workshops begin with storytelling in the galleries, followed by a tour of selected artworks, and finally a trip to the classroom for exciting art projects. The $3 member/$2 non-member program fee includes instruction and all materials.

The exhibition's "Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Landscapes from the Permanent Collection" inspire Art projects for November.

  • Nov. 13 -- Artwork: Jerome Blum, "Landscape in Provence"; story: Julie Merberg, "Sunday with Seurat"; activity: painting with dots.
  • Nov. 20 -- Artwork: Paul Troubetsky, "Dancer with Leg Extended"; story: Laurence Anholt, "Degas and the Little Dancer"; activity: gesture drawings.

All artworks in the December series are from the exhibition "Fly Me to the Moon: Celestial Bodies from the Permanent Collection."

  • Dec. 4 -- Artwork: Sonia Delaunay, untitled; story: Eric Carle, "Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me"; activity: colorful collage.
  • Dec. 11 -- Artworks: Albert Ryder, "Moonlit Coastal Scene Ernest Fiene, East River Night"; story: Kate Banks, "And If the Moon Could Talk"; activity: moonlit landscapes
  • Dec. 18 -- Artwork: Rufino Tomayo, "Paisaje (Landscape)"; story: Carolyn Curtis, "I Took the Moon for a Walk"; activity: printmaking with texture.
Adult supervision is required. Call 286-8200 to reserve a space.

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