Family Friendy Arts: Ernesto Neto at the Park Avenue Armory
They've turned the beautiful, historic Park Avenue Armory into a new arts space and are eager to bring the arts to children and families. The Park Avenue Armory is hosting a FREE Family Arts Day and a multi-discipline, teaching artist-run workshop series for elementary school-aged students in conjunction with the Armory's first commissioned installation, anthropodino, a large-scale, participatory work by internationally renowned artist, Ernesto Neto.
Anthropodino is an "epic installation" and large scale interactive work using hundreds of yards of translucent material to form canopies and aromatic "fabric stalactites" and a vast labyrinth of passageways and rooms. The exhibit is enchanting for adults and children alike and touching is OK (phew).
Family Arts Day
Park Avenue Armory (Park and 67th St)
Saturday, May 16th
While all the workshops are full on this day, you can still go to see the exhibit and hear Ernesto Neto's talk. Visit armoryonpark.org for more information about the Neto exhibit and Family Arts Day.
Anthropodino will be on view through June 14th.
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