Every Monday in July, The Jewish Museum presents Summer Art Mondays, drop-in art sessions from 1 pm to 4 pm, free for children ages 3 and up. These sessions provide families an opportunity to explore the Jewish Museum’s current exhibitions,Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything and Scenes from the Collection. Inspired by the art on view, kids can then engage in various creative and artistic activities. These include designing whimsical musical instruments, painting to music, and creating found object sculpture.
Currently on view at the Jewish Museum, Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything offers a deep and rich exploration of the beloved global icon through the lens of contemporary art, and features 14 artists and 18 musicians from 10 countries. Scenes from the Collection features nearly 600 works from antiquities to contemporary art.
RSVPs are recommended and can be made at TheJewishMuseum.org/families Summer Art Mondays are included with Museum Admission; admission is free for children (18 and under). See below for more information about each session:
Summer Art Mondays – Schedule
July 1: Musical Painting
Experiment with a range of painting techniques to create art inspired by music playing in the studio
July 8: Whimsical Stringed Instrument
Use a variety of unique materials to design stringed instruments drawing on works in Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything and Scenes from the Collection
July 15: Line Portrait Print
Explore line drawing to create portraits inspired by Leonard Cohen’s self-portraits, and then use relief printing techniques to make multiples in a variety of colors
July 22: Collaged Storybook
Illustrate stories using colorful textured papers within the pages of an accordion book
July 29: Music Inspired Sculpture
Create found object sculpture inspired by musical instruments and works on view in Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything.
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