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Museum Family Day

on Tuesday, 06 March 2018. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Local News

Museum Family Day

The March Family Day at the Florence County Museum will be on Saturday, March 10, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

From toddlers to grandparents, Family Days at the Florence County Museum are sure to offer something for everyone. Join us the second Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m. for Family Day at the FCM. No registration required. Free of charge.

Inspiration from female artists

• Anni Albers: weaver in the Museum lobby, for all ages. Experiment with bold colors and learn basic weaving skills in this activity inspired by weaver and printmaker, Anni Albers. Each participant will create a small paper weaving.

• Ruth Asawa: sculptor in the Multipurpose Room, for ages 4 and up Create a unique sculpture inspired by the work of Japanese American artist, Ruth Asawa. Participants will use colorful wire to create a simple sculpture.

• Karen Karnes: ceramic artist in the Art Studio, for all ages. Explore basic ceramic forms while creating a small clay bowl inspired by well-known ceramic artist, Karen Karnes. Participants will use a basic pinch-pot technique to create a clay pot from air-dry clay.

• Explore the new special exhibit: Women of Black Mountain College

All visitors are invited to explore the Florence County Museum’s newest exhibit featuring artwork from female artists associated with Black Mountain College. Learn about this educational experiment that began in 1933 and produced some of the most famous names in 20th Century Art. Each Family Day activity was inspired by an artist whose work is featured in this exhibit.

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