11:00 AM Walking Tour Harlem Architecture with John Reddick
Spring is the perfect time to experience Harlem. Join us for an intimate tour of this rich neighborhood with architectural preservationist and Harlem resident John Reddick. The tour will begin in the Museum's galleries and continue on to the sidewalks of Harlem, where Reddick will focus on sites featured in the Museum's recently published book, Harlem: A Century in Images.
Pre-registration is required and early registration is encouraged. Please call 212.864.4500 x264 to register. You may also register in-person during Museum hours Thursday through Sunday.
Stephen Burks, Prototypes & Material Compositions (Pile Up) Including Basket Lamps and Basket Low Tables, 2010. Photo: Daniel Håkansson for Readymade Projects.
Head to the Museum's Main Gallery for an informative, participatory tour of Stephen Burks: Man Made, a unique project that furthers industrial designer Stephen Burks's ongoing exploration of the global economy of artisanal craft. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families, and kids of all ages are welcome!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hands On: Bookmaking
Hank Willis Thomas, Change Gonna Come, 2010. Courtesy the artist.
Take a look at this season's Harlem Postcards, on view in the lobby gallery, then join a workshop where you'll create a story book inspired by the exhibition image.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lil' Studio! Loving Collage
Alvin Loving, Variations on a Six Sided Object, 1970. Gift of Ruth Weisberg and Kelyn Roberts 83.20
Rip, tear, glue, and repeat! Create a colorful collage with an exciting variety of paper inspired by artist Alvin Loving, during this workshop especially designed for parents with little ones, ages 2.5 to 4.
Enjoy story time, art-making and other activities that encourage creative time and bonding.
Lil' Studio is FREE, RSVP required. Light snacks provided.
1:00 PM Gallery Tour Benjamin Patterson Born in the State of FLUX/us: Scores
Benjamin Patterson, String Music, 1960. Collection Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Head to the Museum's Mezzanine Gallery for an informative, participatory tour of Benjamin Patterson Born in the State of FLUX/us: Scores, a selection of works with a central focus on scores from Patterson's performances ranging from 1960 to 2005. Adults, kids, families and audiophiles of all ages are welcome!