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Museum Hack Tour of the Museum of Natural History

at Museum Hack - Upper West Side
Central Park W , New York, New York 10024

Dinosaurs! Science! Adventure! Break out your pith helmet as we embark upon a brazen expedition through the halls of New York City's world-famous American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Join your maverick tour guide as we deftly navigate this massive 27-building, 1.6 million square foot landmark cultural institution. Learn the science...

Wednesday Mar 29th, 11am

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Contemporary Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Right after the end of World War 2, The United States thrived as the most powerful and influential political force. New York in particular becomes the international center of the cultural and artistic world. What Paris had been for roughly a century, New York becomes in very few years for a long time. This course will provide an in-depth survey of...

$340

8 sessions

Tuesday Apr 4th, 10:30am

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History of the Modern Interior

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

This course examines the history of the modern interior, its taste and furnishings. It illuminates concepts and approaches to the interior space, from the advent of the Victorian Home, through Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, the Modernist home, Postmodernism and Minimalism. Throughout its five sessions, the course illustrates some legendary interiors,...

$250

5 sessions

Monday Apr 3rd, 5:30pm

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The Real History of Cave Paintings

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Fifty thousand years ago, the world experienced its first artistic movement. The pieces of art created at that time are beautiful, important, and still mysterious. They are the famous cave paintings of Lascaux and other European sites. If you’ve encountered these artworks in museums, history classes, or on TV, and wanted to know more, this...

Wednesday Mar 29th, 6:30pm

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Art History Series

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Learn Art History in this Five-Series Class. Something new is offered each week. You may take any of the five classes, but why not take all Five for a special price! Details of each week as follows: Series A: The Realist & Surrealist M1: February 6 Edward Hopper: The Realist – bequeathed us both urban and rural works. M2: February 27 ...

Monday Apr 24th, 7pm

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Adult Night at ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology

at Children's Museum of the Arts - SoHo
103 Charlton St, New York, New York 10014

Inside ARTech, you’ll find: Build It: Using Rigamajig and its wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope will allow children to follow their curiosity to build and play Exploring Velocity: A making station where kids will create a vehicle and test their creation on a ramp, learning about velocity GIF Making Station: Using technology,...

Thursday Apr 13th, 7:30pm

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The Butterfly & the Ashcan: The Impact of Whistler

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

Most of the artists comprising The Eight – William Glackens, Robert Henri, Ernest Lawson, Maurice Prendergast, Everett Shinn, and John Sloan – were influenced by the nineteenth-century American artist James McNeill Whistler, as were their close friends Alfred Maurer and George Bellows. Whistler was an extraordinarily prominent artist, so positing...

Free

Thursday May 4th, 6:30pm

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Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...

$394

5 sessions

Monday Jun 26th, 6:15pm

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Culture Goes to War

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

The collective trauma of World War I not only reshaped the world’s map and redefined the nature of war, it also fundamentally transformed art. Join a group of leading scholars to investigate new modes of literature, painting, and music that arose in response to the war and formed a cornerstone of 20th-century modernism. Inspired by our upcoming exhibition, Posters...

Tuesday Jun 20th, 6:30pm

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CMA Family Day & Kids Fair

at Children's Museum of the Arts - SoHo
103 Charlton St, New York, New York 10014

Come join us for this fun-filled day of art-making for the whole family! Create collaborative art projects throughout the Museum with renowned guest artists and CMA Teaching Artists. Take part in workshops suitable for children of different ages, including fine arts, media/animation, and photography. This year’s guest artists include Susan Beallor-Snyder,...

Sunday May 21st, 12pm

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Youth Insights Introduction

at Whitney Museum of American Art - West Village
99 Gansevoort St, New York, New York 10014

Youth Insights Introductions is a free summer program for high school students who are English Language Learners. The program welcomes teens to the Whitney Museum to explore, discover, and discuss American art, and to create original works of art and writing. Free MetroCards and all supplies provided.

Free

16 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 10am

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Oil Painting (Beginner)

at Downtown Painting - Upper West Side
625 Columbus Avenue, New York, New York 10024

This beginner’s class breaks down the fundamentals of oil painting into manageable blocks. Students will learn about composition, paint mixing, drawing with paint, values (light/dark), and color theory. Oil paints are lustrous and sumptuous, the gold standard of mediums throughout the history of art. They can also be intimidating, with their many...

$725

11 sessions

Wednesday Mar 29th, 7:30pm

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​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Williamsburg
28 Frost St Studio 2, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Join us for a creative experience that will reinvigorate your artistic side. No art experience is necessary - our helpful trained instructors will guide you through the two and a half hour session. Our teachers are trained in classic studio art, art history, color theory, meditation, and Thai cultural history. Are materials provided and included...

Saturday Apr 8th, 3pm

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Gold Alloying and Fabrication (Private)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Gold has always held a fascination for its beauty throughout history. Pure Gold is a bright yellow metal called 24 karat and made up only of itself. In this class students learn age old methods of alloying pure gold to make 22 karat, 18 and 14 karat gold in colors ranging from peachy reds and tangerine yellows to green gold.  Once the alloying...

Wednesday Mar 29th, 11am

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Japanese Woodworking Introduction

at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio - Bushwick
66 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237

You will gain a broad understanding of how Japanese woodworking distinguishes itself from Western approaches during this two hour talk and demonstration. The session will include an overview of traditional hand tools used in a range of work scale, from making small objects to full size timber frame building.  This will be followed by a brief...

Thursday Jun 8th, 7pm

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