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After School at The Aldrich Grades 1 through 3

After School at The Aldrich Grades 1 through 3

$ 150.00

Thursdays, September 20 through October 18; 4:30 to 6pm

Design, build, and create during a five-week investigation of space, and sculpture. Each week is a new experience focusing on an exhibiting artist, an unexpected material, and an exploration of a new process. The program will culminate with an exhibition of the student’s work on Tuesday, October 18.

$150 members; $180 non-members

Week 1 | Balance and Gravity: Virginia Overton

Explore the way Overton suspended her log swing and made the freestanding sculptures in the Project Space through creating your own hanging or balanced sculpture.

Week 2 | (Dis)Assembly: David Brooks

Investigate the methods of deconstructing and reinventing inspired by Brooks’ exhibition by taking unexpected materials and items apart and building a new “upcycled” object.

Week 3 | Ideas: Peter Liversidge

Learn about how Liversidge makes art out of proposed thoughts and actions, and write a prompt for a project to exchange with another student.

Week 4 | Memory: Kim Jones

Use your summer break as inspiration for a collage that will transport the viewer into your memories using unexpected materials and textures.

Week 5 | Exhibition Opening

Show time! Family and friends are invited to view the students' bodies of work, installed by Museum staff in the Education Center. Students make their final touches from 4:30 to 5 pm, and the reception is from 5 to 6 pm.

Registration required.

Please take note of our policy with regard to cancellation of a registration.

For more information, please contact Michelle Friedman, Manager of Education Programs and Youth Initiatives at 203.438.4519 extension 146 or