Art Colony Wrap-Up: August 30

Last week was our LAST Summer Art Colony week! We wrap up the summer with some of the best work we’ve seen so far from Art Colony students!
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Works in Progress: Lisa Ludwig, The Art Neighborhood

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 –

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Art Colony Wrap-Up: August 23

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.

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Art Colony Wrap-Up: August 16

It was another busy week for Art Colony as students worked on creating stop motion movies, amazing toys, and special movie trailers at CMA and on Governors Island. Learn more about it here:

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Checking In: Pier Pop Up and Free Art Island Outpost

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.

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Art Colony Wrap-Up: June 29

This week, our campers experienced a variety of arts including collage, printmaking, animation, and film. Here’s a look at what Art Colony has been up to:

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Art Colony Wrap-Up: June 22

This was our first week of camps on Governors Island for the summer. With both films and fine arts being made, check out what our campers were doing on the Island and at 103.

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Primaries

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

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