PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Public Programs For Kids

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Family Sundays

at The Manes Education Center
Every Sunday except December 23 and 30
Drop in between 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm Family Tour in the Mansion
Free with Museum admission

Converse, collaborate and create together during our Family Sundays. Each week explore new art materials, vocabulary and ideas in our studio with our museum educator. Family Sundays provide children and the adults in their lives the opportunity to take time from their busy lives to reconnect while talking about and making art together. New Projects are featured every week. All Family Sundays will draw inspiration from the current exhibition.

On January 20 the Museum is offering a Super Family Sunday. See details below.

Super Family Sunday
100 Years at a Gold Coast Mansion!

Sunday, January 20
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reservations not needed.
Museum admission, plus $15.00 materials fee per family

Celebrate with us this January! One hundred years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Frick moved into this home with their 4 children, fossils from his work as a paleontologist, and their many pets. Be inspired by our exhibition Wild Kingdom and create an animal-inspired mask to transform yourself and build a colorful, patterned animal puppet, explore fossils with our friends from the Center for Science Teaching and Learning, and more! Birthday cake will be served!

Please note: This event is in place of Family Sundays at the Manes Education Center and will take place at the Museum building.

SAVE THE DATE
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Super Family Sunday: Art on the Move with RADD Crossfit & Free Style Arts Association

EDUCATION

Fall Art Classes For Kids and Teens

Programs for young artists offer traditional art making and technology based classes which combine studio art skills with process based exploration. With projects focused on the connection between design, art, science, and technology, opportunities for self-expression, creative thinking and problem-solving are encouraged by art educators in a supportive environment.

TUESDAYS

After School Art
Ages 7+

with Samantha Hofsiss
Tuesdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (8 weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 25 - November 20 (closed)
Session II: November 27 - January 29
$255 Members; $300 Non-Members

Spark imagination, creativity and art based learning with traditional art making and contemporary concepts. Classes will combine studio art skills with process based explorations while discovering a variety of art materials, applications and surfaces.

TUESDAYS

The Art of Painting
Ages 11 - 14

with Samantha Hofsiss
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (8 Weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 25 - November 20 (closed)
Session II: November 27 - January 29
$255 Members; $300 Non-Members

Young artists discover the fundamentals of painting including color mixing, value and composition. A variety of painting techniques are explored through watercolor and acrylic paints on paper and canvas board. (Paint and canvases not included)

TUESDAYS

Art Compass: For Teens and Young Adults with Autism

Tuesdays, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

October 16, 30; November 13; December 4; April 2, 16; May 7, 21; June 4, 11

$300 for the series

Teens receive hands-on training in basic artistic processes that can be translated into practical job skills. Based on current exhibitions in the galleries at the Museum, these workshops will encourage participants to explore different methods of art making and design and how a museum can be a resource for creative inspiration. Students with autism will have the opportunity to apply their artistic skills and functional academic learning in a real world setting, while preparing to transition to after school life. Partial funding for our program for autism comes from the North Shore Autism Circle.

WEDNESDAYS

Mind Crafting: Design and Build 3-D Worlds
Ages 8+

with David Marini
Wednesdays, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (8 weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 26 - November 21
(no class on 10/31)
 (closed)
Session II: November 28 - January 30
$255 Members; $300 Non-Members

Inspired by video games and movies, participants create 3-dimensional worlds that become interactive with original characters and storylines. From the screen to the drawing board, to construction, participants will use a variety of materials from cardboard to paint to create with.

THURSDAYS

After School Art
Ages 7+

with Roshanak Keyghobadi
Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (8 weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 27 - November 15 (closed)
Session II: November 29 - January 31
$255 Members; $300 Non-Members

Spark imagination, creativity and art based learning with traditional art making and contemporary concepts. Classes will combine studio art skills with process based explorations while discovering a variety of art materials, applications and surfaces.

THURSDAYS

The Art of Drawing
Ages 11 - 14

with Samantha Hofsiss
Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (8 Weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 27 - November 15 (closed)
Session II: November 29 - January 31
$255 Members; $300 Non-Members

Young artists discover the fundamentals of drawing from observation and explore techniques involving line, shape, light and shadow, and color. A variety of art materials including pencils, charcoal, oil pastels, and inks will be used to create inspired works of art in this creative and fun class.

THURSDAYS

College Portfolio Prep
Ages 14 - 18

with Robyn Cooper
Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (8 weeks)
at The Manes Education Center

Session I: September 27 - November 15 (closed)
Session II: November 29 - January 31
$375 Members; $425 Non-Members

High School students develop college art portfolios with group and individual instruction. Focus on the elements and principles of art and design through application to individual students’ work, along with conversations about the work on view in our galleries. Participants work from live models* and still lifes in a variety of traditional art materials, participate in critique sessions and portfolio reviews under the guidance and support of a skilled artist, college educator, and college admissions associate.

* includes model nudity.

FRIDAYS

Story Tots
for Ages 3 - 5

Fridays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
at The Manes Education Center

Free for Members, $5 per child for Non-Members

Children and their adult companions investigate color, shape, form and texture with art activities based on a new story each week. Listen to story books read aloud and nurture creative expression while exploring various art materials and processes. Begin with Story Time followed by an art project.

SATURDAYS

Creative Expeditions:
For Children with Autism
Ages 5 - 12

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 11:15 am

October 13, 27; November 17; December 8; March 30; April 13; May 11, 25; June 8, 15

$300 for the series

This innovative program gives families a chance to witness their child experience success in a welcoming and creative learning environment. Parents and caregivers will gain skills in behavioral methods which they can employ when bringing their child into a community setting. Families will engage in fun interactive gallery experiences that provide opportunities for everyone to look at and talk about art in a group setting followed by hands on art making activities that encourage experimentation with new materials, processes and creative play. Partial funding for our program for autism comes from the North Shore Autism Circle.

SATURDAYS

Studio Saturdays

Every Saturday, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm*
at The Manes Family Education Center

*with the exception of Special Programs

Open to all visitors
Free with museum admission

Drop into The Manes Education Center for hands-on activities inspired by our current exhibitions. Spend up to an hour exploring a range of materials, techniques, and themes before continuing out onto our lush grounds filled with trails, a sculpture park and gardens. 

Maps to Download

Sculpture Map
Trail Map
Kids' Sculpture Adventure
Architecture Scavenger Hunt
MUSEUM WEATHER ROSLYN HARBOR

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