Educational Event

Community Art Lab: Session 2 (7-9 year olds)

Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9, 2019
9am-4pm
$100 // $70 [MF Members]
Closing Celebration: August 16, 2019, 4-6pm

NARRATING OUR ENVIRONMENT IN MOSAIC [Morning Session] // EARTHWORKS @ THE MF [Afternoon Session]

While some art is meant to transcend time, other art is meant to change and disappear as nature takes over. Explore both of these concepts in these week-long classes! Learn how to recycle scrap material using reclaimed tile and mirror to create a 3-part mosaic that tells a story about our environment that will be shared with our local community. Then, spend your afternoons learning about Land Art and creating ephemeral hands-on activities that explore all that nature has to offer!

Mattress Factory education and community programs are made possible by generous support from Allegheny Regional Asset District; Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation; The Benter Foundation; Bloomberg Philanthropies; Jack Buncher Foundation; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education; The Grable Foundation; The Heinz Endowments; Opportunity Fund; Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; The PNC Charitable Trusts; James M. and Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation; and the Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation.
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