Sun., Feb. 6, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Hannah Senesh private school in Carroll Gardens hosts a free, community arts-making festival for kids of all ages, with more than 15 art activity rooms. More than 50 artists will exhibit.
Activities will include:
Printing Techniques with Rubin Museum of Art: Take inspiration from Buddhist prayer flags and make your own peace flags to spread wishes for good will around Brooklyn.
Create a Thaumatrope with The Jewish Museum: A Thaumatrope is an optical toy that provided entertainment for hours in Victorian times. In this activity children will make their own.
Multimedia Mobiles with Aura Shahaf: Make hanging mobiles or kinetic sculptures from a variety of materials that will spark creativity and imaginations.
Beading Workshop with Brooklyn Bead Box: Learn to design and create your own beaded necklace.
Puppet Making with Evie Elman: Stop by to create your own exceptional paper bag puppet inspired by puppetry from around the world.
Comic Book Arts Class with Manor Arts: Students will have the opportunity to create a comic flip book, and will learn how to evoke emotion and personality in the faces of the characters.
Clay with Wheel and Hand-building with Amani Ansari: An exploration of clay forms on the wheel and through hand-building to familiarize participants with material and introduce a variety of techniques
Origami and Paper Cranes with Andreea Adereth: Learn how to make colorful origami paper cranes and decorate a room, a piece of jewelry or a mobile.
Mosiac Workshop with The Painted Pot: Enjoying creating the oldest of art forms. Children will be able to make a mosaic tile or a picture frame.
ABOUT HANNAH SENESH COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL:
Commitment, Connection, and Possibility: Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an exceptional, Jewish, co-educational K-8 community. Senesh’s learning community fosters a commitment to the rich and diverse history of Jewish life and thought.
Hannah Senesh Community Day School
342 Smith Street