Children’s Museum of the Arts presented Works In Progress, an ever-evolving exhibition that turned the CMA gallery into a blank canvas for artistic exploration, as well as a working studio, where guest artists invited visitors to assist them in their art making process. The first selected guest artist is Lisa Ludwig, presenting at CMA’s gallery her continuing community project, “The Art Neighborhood”, a large-scale installation, which uses recycled materials to create a scaled down urban environment complete with the characters that inhabit it. Read more about it here –
It was a great and busy week at CMA and Governors Island. Fine Art Students learned silkscreening process and bookmaking, while Media Lab Students record their own songs and learned new animation techniques! Learn more about it here.
Rain or shine, CMA’s been soaking up the outdoors this summer through two of our favorite free programs, the Hudson River Park Pier Pop-Up and our Free Art Island Outpost. Here’s a look at what’s happened at these two locations in July and August.
What started with a visit to CMA’s Clay Bar ended in a unique collaboration from the media lab. Children first created clay characters at the Clay Bar, and then moved into the media lab to produce an abstract animation featuring their characters. Once the cameras were done rolling, the children entered the sound booth to
Spring Break has begun in the CMA Media Lab. Here is a dose of one of our sunshine inspired shorts. Please enjoy: FLAMINGO FEVER! This film was animated with various cut paper materials and photographs of flamingoes using the stop motion techniques.
The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists.