Family, Children/Teens, Adult

Family First: Wearing Abstraction

Date: Sun, September 10, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Reynolda House Museum of American Art 


This event is at capacity. Please get in touch with Julia Hood at or at 336.758.5599 to inquire about our waitlist.

These two-hour workshops begin at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month for children in 1st through 6th grades, accompanied by an adult. Elementary school-aged children and their favorite adults visit the Museum and make art together in these popular monthly workshops.

Every three children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Please buy one ticket per participant (one for each child and adult attending the workshop).

September 10* - Wearing Abstraction: Wire Workshop
Sculptor Alexander Calder created a stylized wire brooch for Georgia O’Keeffe using the letters OK. In this workshop, take initials from your own name to create a wearable accessory. *Moved because of Labor Day holiday.

Upcoming Family First Workshops

October 1 - Study in Simplicity
Georgia O’Keeffe drew and painted natural forms, simplifying and abstracting the shapes. In this workshop, look carefully at natural items like shells, bones and plants and draw one with pastels.

November 5 - Build a Bag Workshop
Artist Georgia O’Keeffe and Reynolda House owner Katharine Smith Reynolds both sewed their own clothing. Practice sewing construction by creating a small draw-string bag, decorated with a permanent leaf print.

December 3 - Holiday Tour and Cardmaking
This traditional, annual workshop offers an opportunity to learn about holiday stories at Reynolda and make one-of-a-kind cards on the printing press and with our classic hand-carved stamps.

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