Thursday, 21 October 2021 14:23

Tang for Teens – Museum Hosts Online and In-Person Family Programs Saturday

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, located at 815 North Broadway, will host the following programs. 

Tang at Home Studio: Vivid Inspiration - Online, Saturday, October 23, 11 a.m. to noon. In this online family program, take a close look at works by Mississippi Chocktaw-Cherokee artist Jeffrey Gibson. What is he trying to express and communicate using these colorful, vibrant, multimedia works? Explore Gibson’s piece in the Tang collection alongside his other works and then create our own inspired mixed-media pieces. Registration required. 

Crochet Coral Workshop for Kids - In person, Saturday, October 23, 1 to 2:30 pm. A multigenerational workshop for children 5 and older and their adult companions. In this special workshop we will crochet corals for the community-made Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute for Figuring. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided! Registration required. To register, call the Tang Visitors Services Desk at 518-580-8080. For more information.

Crochet Coral Workshop for Teens - In person, Saturday, October 23, 3 to 4:30 pm. Teens age 13 to 18 are invited to a special workshop in which we will crochet corals for the community-made Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute for Figuring. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided! Registration required. To register, call the Tang Visitors Services Desk at 518-580-8080. 

Teen Open Studio - Online, Saturday, October 23, 3 to 4:30 pm. Teens aged 13 to 18 are invited to explore and create artworks in response to social justice ideas such as race, gender and identity! Registration required via this Google form. For more information, visit the event page.

For more information, call 518-580-8080, or go to: www.tang.skidmore.edu 

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