11/14–11/16 Hands On: Mythology Series 4–6:30pm: In a creative-writing and painting workshop series inspired by the work of Fore artist Firelei Baez, students will craft various types of myths, or stories explaining a natural or social phenomenon. For more details and to RSVP, click here.
11/17 Hands On: Mythology Series [Public Sharing] 2pm: Join Hands On: Mythology participants for a public sharing of their myths and paintings. This workshop is open to all. For more details and to RSVP, click here.
11/18 Artist-in-Residence Open Studios: Steffani Jemison, Jennifer Packer and Cullen Washington Jr. 1–6pm: Join us to welcome artists Steffani Jemison, Jennifer Packer and Cullen Washington Jr. as they begin their year-long tenure at the Museum, and be among the first to view their works in progress. For more details and to RSVP, click here.
Hands On: A Family Affair: Card-making Workshop 2pm: Join us for a card-making workshop in which you will create a special card for someone in your family with card designer Khadyjah Wilson of Positive Notions 4 Kids. Read more.
Image (top): Firelei Báez, Psychopomp (detail of Prescribed Seduction), 2012. Courtesy the artist. (Bottom): Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, New York), 1967. Copyright and Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation.Deadline Extended toMonday, November 19, 2012 Apply Now! ETW 2013 ApplicationAvailableOnline
Expanding the Walls: Making Connections Between Photography, History and Community is an eight-month photography-based program for a select group of students enrolled in a high school or GED program. Students participate in a regimen of art workshops, discussion groups and field excursions while learning the basics of digital photography. New in the Museum Store!
Celebrating our newest publications, The Bearden Project and Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967.
Purchase The Bearden Project online today! Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 is available for purchase in the Museum store, and will be available for purchase online soon! Adult Programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and MetLife Foundation.Artist-in-Residence program is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council for the Arts, a state agency; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Jerome Foundation; Robert Lehman Foundation; and New York Community Trust Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 is supported by The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Educator Programs are made possible thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo. Expanding the Walls is made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency; Colgate-Palmolive; Dedalus Foundation; The Keith Haring Foundation; Joy of Giving Something; and Surdna Foundation. Youth Programs are made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, Colgate-Palmolive, Dedalus Foundation, Inc., The Keith Haring Foundation, Inc., Joy of Giving Something, Inc., The David Rockefeller Fund, and Surdna Foundation.
11/20 Arts & Minds (Series A) 2pm: Arts & Minds brings adults with memory disorders and their caregivers together in new experiences of art. Read more.
11/25 Gallery Tour: Fore 1pm:Enjoy an interactive and informative tour of Fore with a knowledgeable museum educator. Read more.
11/25 Hands On: Art-making with Found Objects 2pm: Learn how to make art from everyday objects in an art-making session where you will turn magazines and other printed materials into 3-dimensional geometric shapes. Read more.
11/29 Performance by Jacolby Satterwhite: Reifying Desire: Model It 1–7pm:Jacolby Satterwhite will activate his new work Reifying Desire: Model It (2012), on view in Fore, performing a movement piece in the Museum's main galleries animating his two-channel video installation.Read more.
Image (top): Jacolby Satterwhite, Reifying Desire: Model It (video still), 2012. Courtesy Monya Rowe Gallery, New York