Jun 19 – Aug 28, 2012
Create amid the sights and sounds of the MCA Farmers’ Market and Tuesdays on the Terrace while drawing inspiration from artwork in MCA exhibition. Join us each week for these hands-on art activities—a great opportunity to collaborate as a family.
Activities are inspired by Rashid Johnson: Message to Our Folks and Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity.
Jun 19: Material Connection
Select a series of objects and other materials that represent who you are.
Jun 26: Tell a New Story
Deconstruct familiar books as you redesign them to tell a new story.
Jul 3: From Flat to Fantastic
Transform 2-dimensional materials into standing structures.
Jul 10: Seeing City Sounds
Contribute to a collaborative artwork by drawing the sounds you hear.
Jul 17: Change What You See
Design lenses that alter the way you see familiar things.
Jul 24: City Reflections
Sculpt a structure using reflective and shiny materials.
Jul 31: Capture your Stories
Create a book to hold the stories you write, both real and imaginary.
Aug 7: Together Tower
Collaborate with another person to construct a tower or other standing sculpture.
Aug 14: In and Out of Character
Invent and then draw a new persona on a collaborative and interactive drawing wall.
Aug 21: Transparent Towers
Create your own transparent cityscape.
Aug 28: Body Building
Transform your body into a skyscraper.