Viva! Summer Children’s Workshops (Ages 6-12)
July 1–August 20 • Thursday–Saturday • 12:30– 3 p.m.
Dive in and experience art and culture up close while exploring Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, the Museum’s summer exhibition. Each session includes a gallery tour and hands-on art project.
Themes by week:
Week 1: Then and Now
View Latino American history and American identity from the perspectives of different artists.
Week 2: Migrating through History
See how some artists use layered or dreamlike imagery to explore themes of displacement, exile, and hope.
Week 3: Visual Boom
Try your hand at graphic design and printmaking, thriving modes of Latino artistic and activist expression.
Week 4: Moment of Truth
Find out how words and images can mean more than meets the eye.
Week 5: Street Life
Discover how artists transform the cities in which they live, and learn how you can make your mark on your own community!
Week 6: POP!
Explore how some artists in Our America put everyday objects or cultural traditions into a new context.
Week 7: What is Normal?
Beyond straight forward portraits, learn how artworks in Our America reflect on and react to cultural stereotypes.
Week 8: We Interrupt This Message
Investigate mass culture around the mid-twentieth century, and see how it impacted artists at the time.
Adults enter free with the purchase of a child’s Viva! pass: $5 members, $10 nonmembers per class. Kidspass allows admission to all workshops: $35 members, $50 nonmembers. Preregistration recommended: 610-432-4333 ext. 138.