Tang at Home Studio: Wild One!
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces its spring online, family-centered art-making events series, Tang at Home Studio, which meets every other Saturday from February 27 to May 8.
Tang at Home Studio gives kids and their families the chance to explore their creativity, make new things, and share their artwork with peers. Each online session starts at 11 a.m. and includes a guided exploration of an artwork, information about the artist, and a hands-on art project led by Sunny Ra, The Laurie M. Tisch Educator for K-12 and Community Programs, with assistance from Skidmore College student interns.
You can register on the Monday before the Saturday session. Then you can explore, learn, and prepare materials. On the session Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., we will gather on Zoom to discuss our ideas about the artwork, engage in an art-making activity, and share our creations.
To ensure a fun sharing environment, registration is required. The live Saturday sessions are best suited for kids ages 5-12 and their adult companions, but everyone is welcome! For the best experience, we recommend logging in via computer instead of a mobile device, if possible. This will enhance each participant’s ability to view artwork and videos, and to engage in community conversations with one other.
April 24: Wild One!
We will explore and learn about a work by Rina Banerjee with a title that tells a story: Mother gathered Three and no more dirty stones, tossed them to sky that could break what had hardened her ground and without frown or flirt of flower father like grease or butter slipped aside to free from forty and some more grown men who held her as housewife like plant life with Three or no more daughters. The work is on view in the exhibition Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond. Banerjee incorporates objects, folklore, and imagery that reflect her own multinational and immigrant background. Inspired by Banerjee, we will imagine and create our own multimedia artwork that tells our own stories using drawing and collage materials.