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Family Art Workshops

Stop by the Albuquerque Museum School during your visit to make an art project. We welcome families to the Museum with weekly opportunities to get creative together.

When

Jan 25, 2025
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Description

All ages will enjoy our family art projects. Work on a new project each week. Try your hand working with a variety of art mediums — all materials supplied. Child and grown-up friendly! 

JUNE 15

Paper Flowers

Inspired by the beautiful flowers in the outdoor installation,  A Garden (on the north side of the museum) as well as all the wild and domestic plants that brighten our desert landscape, we will make flowers using cardstock, tissue paper, skewers and tape. Make one or a garden full! Perfect for a Father’s Day Bouquet!

Instructor: Harley Kirschner

JUNE 22

Watercolor Still Lifes

This project is part of everyone’s beginner art classes. Join us for a workshop on watercolor and colored pencil still lives where we provide a host of interesting objects to paint. Follow in the steps of many great artists before and do your best in trying to capture life in a painting. 

Instructor:  Remy Sinegal

JUNE 29

Drip and Loop Paintings

Ukrainian- American Janet Sobel is noted for using self-invented automatic techniques, aimed at using subconscious and unconscious minds to create her mixed media works. Her work, Invasion Day, can be seen in Making American Artists: Stories from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1776-1976 (Gallery 1). Come try out some of her techniques, using oil pastel and tempera paints, and see what surprises grace your painting!

Instructor: Harley Kirschner

 

Meet Your Instructors.

Harley Kirschner is a mixed media artist and art instructor. He has a passion for mixed media, incorporating many different techniques into each object he makes. Although his roots are in collage and painting, he has been exploring place-based art for over a decade with students and has created permanent installations on his own. This is where his passion for garden art comes in. In addition to creating magical worlds, Harley has a passion for textiles and is always exploring new techniques to enliven fabric.

Michelle (Shelly) Korte is a multimedia artist—painting, drawing, sculpting, collaging, writing, printmaking, and performing. She is fascinated by the ways in which ecology, industry and ceremony interest - defining the role of humans as animals, consumers, and healers. As a curious traveler and investigator, Shelly has taught and shown her work around the world for over 20 years. As an educator, she also allows art to be a conduit of self-inquiry, expression, and problem solving. She has lived in the Manzano Mountains of Tijeras, NM with her young son since 2014 where she has been growing a creative, communal arts and healing space.

Remy Sinegal was born in California, coming to the University of New Mexico for college where she received a Bachelors in Art with a minor in Medieval Studies. She is a poet and illustrator, using a variety of media such as pencils, paints, pastels, sculpture and digital media. History both true and fictional inspire the themes of her work. Inspired by multicultural mythology, folklore, as well as modern influences like animated media, wildlife and how everyone's personal experiences shape the world around them. Believing that there is magic in embracing the mundanity of life she tries to create something exceptional and fun every time she picks up a pencil. The art of storytelling to pass on cultural superstitions inspires her to write, and illustrate her own fantastical tales, which she hopes to bring to life one day through graphic novels or animation.

Price

Workshops are included with paid admission. General admission: $3–$6.

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Family Art Workshops

Family Art Workshops

Contact

Elizabeth Becker
505-764-6515