The Bronx Museum At Home: Art Studio

Introducing Bronx Museum at Home: Art Studio! These videos feature educators demonstrating specific artmaking activities using materials that most can easily access at home. These activities may be inspired by current or past museum exhibits and focus either on an activity a child can engage with independently, or one that encourages family cooperation and collaboration.

 

En español: Estudio del arte

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Create a sign with a message of solidarity to put in your window, led by artist educator Joiri Minaya.
 

 

Alex and Kali show how to make a sculpture with everyday materials, inspired by the work of artist Tony Feher.

The Self Portrait by Alicia Grullon

 

This course by artist educator Alicia Grullon introduces students to the idea and practice of creating self-portraits, with an emphasis on using different tools and platforms to create and share them (e.g. video, photography, social media.) Learners can use it individually or educators may use it to guide a group course or series of activities.

Access curriculum HERE

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Part one of this Art Studio video with artist educator Joiri Minaya introduces a drawing technique called cross hatching. Part one introduces the basic concepts and applications of cross hatching. Follow along and share your work with us by emailing education@bronxmuseum.org!

Part two of an Art Studio video with artist educator Joiri Minaya introducing a drawing technique called cross hatching. Part two explores cross hatching through the work of artist Elizabeth Catlett. Participants will create a drawing of one of Catlett's sculptures (Elvira, 1997) using the cross hatch technique. Follow along and share your work with us by emailing education@bronxmuseum.org!

Create a collagraph print using household materials with artist educator Joiri Minaya. Share your collage of different textures with us by emailing education@bronxmuseum.org.

 

Bronx Museum educator Joiri Minaya shows you how to make an artwork using paper weaving, an art form drawn from textiles. Take inspiration from the shapes, colors, and patterns of pieces from Bronx Museum past exhibit or from the world around you!

Learn to create a blackout poem inspired by the whimsical machines in the past Bronx Museum exhibit "Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing." We'd love to see your poem - you can email it to education@bronxmuseum.org.

 

Create a painting with texture, shape, and color inspired by José Parlá's paintings. Follow along and share your work with us by emailing education@bronxmuseum.org.

 

Create a graffiti word and image inspired by Henry Chalfant's photographs. Feel free to join the conversation and share your work with us by sending photos to education@bronxmuseum.org

 

Create a collage inspired by the colorful, abstracted work of José Parlá! Follow along and share your work with us by sending photos to education@bronxmuseum.org

 

 

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