When:
August 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Ruben Ochoa, Darkening Sky, 2014, acrylic house paint and dirt on canvas, courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Ruben Ochoa, Darkening Sky, 2014, acrylic house paint and dirt on canvas, courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Second Saturdays: Land & Sky: Inspired by Ruben Ochoa / MATRIX 169: Cloudless Day, make your own earth and skyscapes while listening to Latin and classical guitar by Lorena Garay. View photographs by students participating in the Greater Hartford Arts Council‘s Neighborhood Studios program hosted by The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.

SCHEDULE OF FREE ACTIVITIES

10am – 1pm: Earth and Sky
Create an earth and skyscape using mixed media. Avery Court

10:30 – 11am: ABCs: Art, Books, Connections Tour
Make connections between art and stories during this docent-led tour for young children and accompanying adults. Meet at Information Desk

11am – 12pm: Ask About Art
Talk to a docent about Ruben Ochoa’s art. MATRIX Gallery

11:30am – 12pm: Eyes on Art Family Tour
Explore land and sky in art during this docent-led tour for all ages. Meet at Information Desk 

12 – 1pm: SNAP! Photography Exhibition
Stop in and talk to student participants about their photography and the Neighborhood Studios Program. Hartford Courant Room

Facebook event here.

About Second Saturdays for Families
Explore art with your family, encourage creativity, and expand your imagination through conversation and discovery. Each program is free and includes hands-on art projects, tours for families, live music, and engaging fun through film, theater and dance. Join us the second Saturday of every month year-round!

Second Saturdays for Families are funded by Aetna. Additional support provided by the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc., The Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, the George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., and Alan S. Parker, Esq., Trustees. Program supplies are generously donated by S&S Worldwide.

From Our Collection

1852, Jongkind 1851, Durand 1931, Magritte 1543, van Hemessen

Upcoming Events

Sep
21
Sun
11:00 am Jazz Brunch: Sting to Swing
Jazz Brunch: Sting to Swing
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Sep 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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Sep
24
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Sep
25
Thu
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5