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ExploreAsia

ExploreAsia

Yoshitomo Nara. Untitled (1, 2, 3, 4 Man), 2008. Colored pencil on paper. H. 14 1/2 x W. 9 in. (36.8 x 22.9 cm). Private collection. Image courtesy of the artist.

This fall, Asia Society and New York City-based children's arts studio HiArt! are teaming up to bring you the grooviest family programming ever in celebration of the work of Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara. Every other Sunday you and your family will have the opportunity to join HiArt! Founder and Director Cyndie Bellen-Berthézène on a special interactive tour of the exhibit Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool at Asia Society. Each tour will feature a host of pre- and post-tour activities guaranteed to make Nara's already wonderful work even more exciting for children.

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover the spirit of this amazing artist!

For more about HiArt!, visit: http://www.hiartkids.com. Space for ExploreAsia programs is limited. Advance ticket purchase is required.

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

OUCH!
Appropriate for ages 5+
Sunday, November 7, 3:00 - 4:15 pm

This combination of a hands-on studio session and a fabulously fun gallery hop make for a wonderful Sunday afternoon.
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Manga Madness
Appropriate for ages 9+
Sunday, November 21, 3:00 - 4:15 pm

Join HiArt!'s manga-ka extraordinaire, Yali Lin, as she leads families in a fantastic "How to Draw Manga" workshop.
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Manga Madness
Appropriate for ages 9+
Sunday, December 5, 3:00 - 4:15 pm

Join HiArt!'s manga-ka extraordinaire, Yali Lin, as she leads families in a fantastic "How to Draw Manga" workshop.
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My House Is My Home
Appropriate for ages 5+
Sunday, December 19, 3:00 - 4:15 pm

Families are invited to explore the small houses and special rooms that Yoshitomo Nara creates to display his artwork, and use mixed media to experiment with concept of house and home in their own art.
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Related programs

DOG: Sculpture with Nickolas Lascot
Appropriate for ages 6-14
Presented by HiArt!
227 West 29 Street, Studio 4R
New York City

Younger children (welcome with an adult companion) dig into Nara's famous DOGS with HiArt!'s beloved sculpture man, Nick Lascot. The class will visit Asia Society's show Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool and learn some serious animal-making techniques! Intense papier mache, gorgeous animals, hysterical (dog) stories, masks, and more. Class begins Thursday, September 20. Visit http://www.hiartkids.com for registration and more information about HiArt’s fall programs.

 

... And more to come! (Watch this space for further information.)

 

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September 22, 2009
by Jeff Tompkins