The Multicultural Children’s Art Program (MCAP) provides youth ages 6-11 with high-quality, culturally-relevant workshops in the visual arts. Workshops are held on Saturdays from 10AM-12PM and are free of charge (pre-registration is required). Workshops are taught by trained youth work professionals. Class size ranges from 10-25 students. Materials are provided.
Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Yayoi Kusama, Part I: Infinity Helmets
In this class, children will learn about Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. They will create a helmet version of her Infinity Mirror Rooms using cardboard, reflective Mylar, and tea lights.
Yayoi Kusama, Part II: Stuffed Polka Dot Pumpkins
We will continue learning about Yayoi Kusama, and celebrate her work by creating our own stuffed version of one of her favorite subjects: pumpkins!
Local Spotlight: Kristen Farr, Part I
We will look at local artist Kristen Farr's colorful geometric paintings. Children will create their own version by painting found wooden objects supplied by the MCAP Program.
Local Spotlight: Kristen Farr, Part II
Students will continue the work from the previous week and finish their Kristen Farr-inspired paintings.