Inventing Abstraction

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František Kupka. <i>Localization of Graphic Motifs II.</i> 1912–13. Oil on canvas, 78 3/4 x 76 3/8" (200 x 194 cm), frame: 78 3/4 x 76 3/8" (200 x 194 cm). National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund and Gift of Jan and Meda Mladek. Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris
Family Programs | Family Art Workshops

Inventing Abstraction

For kids ages ten to fourteen and their adult companions
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Mezzanine

Explore works in MoMA’s collection and special exhibitions, then use your experience in the galleries as inspiration during art-making activities in the studio.

Explore Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 to discover the artists and artworks that expanded the idea of what art can be. In the studio, experiment with a variety of techniques to create your own abstract art.

Admission is free. Preregistration is required.

Ages vary by workshop. Only kids of the ages listed will be permitted to attend. Kids and adults participate.

Registration takes place online ten days before the first session of each program.

Sign up for one date and time per workshop. Sessions take place in the morning and afternoon on most dates.

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Image: František Kupka. Localization of Graphic Motifs II. 1912–13. Oil on canvas, 78 3/4 x 76 3/8" (200 x 194 cm), frame: 78 3/4 x 76 3/8" (200 x 194 cm). National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund and Gift of Jan and Meda Mladek. Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris