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FAMILY SUNDAYS Bring art alive for your family! Themes for tours and art-making activities change every Sunday. All ages are welcome, no tickets or reservations are needed. Family tours at 12:30, 1, and 1:30 pm, free Focused drawing in the galleries from 12:30 to 3 pm, free Art-making in the studio from 1 to 3 pm, free Tours Especially for Families Docents lead family-friendly gallery tours at 12:30, 1, and 1:30 pm every Sunday. Explore the special artworks on view. Then create your own inspired art. Two art-making activities arealso available in the afternoon. Focused Drawing in the Galleries Let the art in a designated gallery be your muse on Sundays from 12:30 to 3 pm. Sign out free supplies for your session and make your own drawing. You can ask the attending docent for more information about the art on view. Join in for 15 minutes or two hours—whatever your family's schedule allows. Art-Making in the Studio Ignite your imagination with new adventures in art-making every Sunday. Experiment with art materials and new techniques in studio sessions taught by professional art teachers. Thirty-minute drop-in sessions are open free to all families from 1 to 3 pm. FREE DAILY Explore a world of art on your own any day the Cantor is open. Family Guide: Pick up the “Music and Movement” guide and explore the Asian galleries while making music, dancing, and sketching! Art Packs: Sign out an art pack stocked with colored pencils and sketch paper. Spend time in our galleries drawing, and start your own gallery at home! Return the Art Pack to the main lobby desk.
photo by: Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street,New York,Ny

Sketching Tour: The Power of Abstraction

when: Oct 1 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Meatpacking District, Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, Ny

cost: $5 per child, plus Museum admission ($22 adults; children under 18 are free)

ages: 6-10

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Explore current exhibitions through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by what you see. Carmen Herrera often uses geometric shapes and contrasting colors to create artworks that have a strong visual energy. This month, visit Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight and other works on view to discover the power of abstraction.

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