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Family Day: Festival of Lights!

Earlier this month we hosted our fall Family Day, a huge celebration for Diwali, the Hindu New Year (also known as the “Festival of Lights”).  It was truly a day of fun with loved ones and friends.  What better way to spend … Continue reading

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Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday Family Programs hosted a Family Art Lab on one of my favorite art-making processes, paper making.  This family workshop provided the perfect opportunity to learn more about the paper making traditions in Nepal and adapt these to art-making … Continue reading

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Join us on Saturday for Nepali Paper Making at Family Art Labs!

This Saturday, November 9th, from 2pm -4pm don’t miss out on our Nepali Paper Making Family Art Lab!  This month we will be learning the art of traditional Nepalese paper making, beginning with an exploration of the exhibition, Flip Side: The … Continue reading

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Family Day: Festival of Lights is almost here!

November is quickly approaching and we are gearing up for our biggest family event of the year, Family Day: Festival of Lights, happening this Saturday from 12pm-4pm.  We will be celebrating Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, with a … Continue reading

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Bead Dazzle at Saturday Family Art Labs!

Last Saturday afternoon at Family Art Labs we took an in depth look at prayer beads from around the world through an exploration of the exhibition, Count Your Blessings: The Art of Prayer Beads in Asia.  Following our exploration, we … Continue reading

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A Parade for Ganesh at Family Art Labs!

The excitement of the fall season is in the air and what better time to celebrate the beloved Hindu figure, Ganesh!?  We had a full group at this month’s Family Art Lab, with a lot of fans of the helpful … Continue reading

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Join us for Saturday’s Family Art Lab: A Parade for Ganesh!

On the 2nd Saturday of every month we host a Family Art Lab from 2pm-4pm for children 5 and older and their adult caregivers.  This Saturday, September 14th, is our celebration of Ganesh!  Join us to hear stories about Ganesh, … Continue reading

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Print, Print, Print! at Saturday Family Art Labs!

The slow days of summer are quickly dwindling down and I cannot think of a better way to have spent a Saturday afternoon than learning about printing in Family Art Labs!  We examined both relief printing and woodblock printing (common … Continue reading

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Making Mountain Music at Saturday Family Art Labs!

I think we can all agree that New York city is going through an excruciatingly hot spell. All the better to spend an afternoon in our “cool” museum and Education Center learning about Himalayan musical instruments and making damarus at … Continue reading

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Gold Leaf Sculptures at Family Art Labs!

June’s Gold Leaf Sculptures Family Art Lab was one that I had been looking forward to.  I love working with clay and using gold leaf is something fairly new (and exciting) to me.  Not only did we get to experiment … Continue reading

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