Join CCA This Summer!

Happy May Day! Summer will be here before you know it. Join CCA this year for June Art Adventures Summer Camp and experience contemporary art in a whole new way.

Our camps engage and inspire through exciting hands-on creative activities and material exploration! With this longer time spent, there is ample time to dive into learning and fun through art and the artists of NYC.

Monday-Thursday is at All Souls Church with daily easel painting + inspiring 2D & 3D larger scale art processes, free choice art stations, group murals and directed sketching time for older kids. They work on several pieces per day, with varying mediums.  Fridays are at the Met.

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Chuck Close at the Met Week 3

Gutai Artists Explored in Art Adventures class!

Experimenting with myriad materials, destruction- and it’s beauty- was our focus last week on canvases based on the Guggenheim Gutai exhibition… Children of all ages and adults should reserve now to see the Guggenheim’s Gutai show with us!

Call 646-755-7733 or visit www.ClairesCreativeAdventures.com/MuseumAdventures

 

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In Art Adventures, children discussed the work of David Hockney and his interest in space, digital reproduction and representations of the real world.
Children used layering and parts to create a whole to make their own non-conventional photomontages which played with different points of perspective and explore representation.

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Gutai at the Guggenheim

Art Adventures Studio took a class trip to explore the exciting world of Gutai at the Guggenheim Museum.

Check it out:

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Creativity in Metal with Calder and Chamberlain

Last Friday, Museum Adventures explored Metal, Shape, and Balance while looking at the work of Alexander Calder and John Chamberlain at the Met.

Take a peek at the outstanding results!

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CCA loves museum guards!

Museum Adventures loves the art museum guards!  On one of our recent visits to the Guggenheim Museum of Art, Museum Adventures kids and adults enjoyed the Picasso Black and White exhibit lead by Claire Munday.

“The guards are always interested in what we are doing, the projects we work on and they share such wonderful stories!  For example, it was a curious guard that told me a great story about Picasso while I was building the lesson plan.  He said that when Picasso would go to a restaurant, he would take the insides of the soft french bread and begin rolling and shaping it into sculpture while waiting for his food!  Having such busy hands and always having to be making art would certainly explain why Picasso has so many pieces.” ~ Claire

To read the New York Times interview with museum guards, click here.  We recommend  it.