Come experiment with layering paper to create new textures, patterns, and forms through collage. Through the endless possibilitis of combined materials, build your unique work of art. Join teaching artist Elizabeth Velazquez in creating your own colorful piece to take home!
Join us to create a useful weaving with recycled materials to take home. Teaching-artist Isabelle Garbani will guide kids and their families in making a case out of unwanted plastic bags. you will learn all the skills from beginning to end: how to cut the bags to use as yarn, to cast, knit the basic garter stitch, how to switch color, and how to bind off.
Join NARS Foundation for our next FREE Family Workshop "Portraits in Profile: Collagraph Printmaking" on Saturday, July 11, 2-4pm. Join teaching artist Ellen Coleman Izzo as she guides participants through a workshop about portraiture and expression using collagraphy printmaking.
Teaching artist Cheryl Paswater will guide kids and their families in constructing boats made out of common, household, and found materials. This workshop is inspired by the Brooklyn artist Swoon's dense floating structures which are build from NYC trash.
Join teaching artist and South Brooklyn resident Jose Arenas as he investigates, in his own work, his dual identities and growing up in two countries. Guided by paintings recently exhibited at the NARS Foundation Gallery, kids and their families will practice making the abstract concrete and visual through drawing and collage.
In continuation with its FREE Saturday Family Workshop series, the NARS Foundation partnered with Gepetto Studios, Inc. to host Crafting Creatures: Build a Fantasy Animal Mask. Gepetto Studios is located in the same building as NARS and its co-founders, William Mills and Scott Molampy, have been making puppets, costumes, and installations for film, television, stage, and events for 28 years.
Weft and Warp: Uncommon Weaving was the NARS Foundation’s inaugural FREE Saturday Family Workshop of 2015. The workshop was facilitated by the teaching artist and Brooklyn resident Maria Hupfield, who had taught a clay workshop with NARS in 2012. The activity of weaving was inspired by Hongseon Jang’s woven artwork in the concurrent exhibition in the NARS Foundation Gallery, “In Praise of Folly.”