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Toulouse-Lautrec's Inspiration

Event Date/Time

Feb 6, 2013 to Feb 27, 2013
4:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Description

 

Ages 11–13

 

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Preregistration Required

Members $10/month; non-Members $20/month

Youth Drawing 101 is for young artists who are looking to hone their drawing skills and learn about the history and practice of art. Each month will focus on a different topic, ranging from Pop Art to architectural space to portraiture to abstraction. Classes will often take place in the galleries, with students working directly from the NBMAA’s collection in order to strengthen critical thinking and observational skills. All skill levels are welcome.

 

Pre-registration is required for each monthly session and class size is limited. New sessions begin on the first Wednesday of each month. We offer scholarships for New Britain students, so please feel free to ask if you qualify. For any questions or concerns, please contact (), Coordinator of School & Family Programs: () or (860) 229-0257, ext. 220.

 

The month of February will be dedicated to exploring artworks in our featured exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec & His World. Students will draw from direct observation of Toulouse-Lautrec’s work while learning how break down their own images into measuring, sighting, and perspective. Students will also use their drawing skills to create their own poster that will contain themes that pertain to their life. 

Cost Members $10/month; non-Members $20/month
Location

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorNew Britain Museum of American Art
Phone860-229-0257
Contact nameHeather Whitehouse
Contact emailwhitehouseh@nbmaa.org
Websitehttp://www.nbmaa.org

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