Family First: Study in Simplicity

By Reynolda House Museum of American Art (other events)

Sunday, October 1 2017 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

$8 members/$10 non-members per person; art materials are provided. Registration required as class enrollment is limited; register here or call  336.758.5599. These two-hour workshops begin at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month for children in 1st through 6th grades, accompanied by an adult. Every three children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Please buy one ticket per participant (one for each child and adult attending the workshop).

September 10 – Wearing Abstraction: Wire Workshop
Sculptor Alexander Calder created a stylized wire brooch for Georgia O’Keeffe using the letters OK. In this workshop, take initials from your own name to create a wearable accessory.


October 1 – Study in Simplicity Workshop 
Georgia O’Keeffe drew and painted natural forms, simplifying and abstracting the shapes. In this workshop, look carefully at natural items like shells, bones and plants and draw one with pastels.

November 5 – Build a Bag Workshop
Artist Georgia O’Keeffe and Reynolda House owner Katharine Smith Reynolds both sewed their own clothing. Practice sewing construction by creating a small draw-string bag, decorated with a permanent leaf print.

December 3 – Holiday Tour and Cardmaking
This traditional, annual workshop offers an opportunity to learn about holiday stories at Reynolda and make one-of-a-kind cards on the printing press and with our classic hand-carved stamps.





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2250 Reynolda Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106