Saturday, October 19, 2013

Free Family Art And Design Workshop At FDR Four Freedoms Park Sunday Afternoon October 20 - Next 3 Sundays Too

The FDR Four Freedoms Park sends the following invitation to the Roosevelt Island community to attend:
... a new series of FREE family art and design workshops starting this Sunday, October 20th from 1:00- 3:00pm at FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island.

Working with teaching artist and design educator Ann deVere, participants will make their own sketchbooks, prints, posters and models inspired by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms, and learn about the unique concepts and history behind the park's design while experiencing the poetic beauty of American architect Louis Kahn’s only built environment in New York City.

The workshops will all take place at FDR Four Freedoms Park (1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, NY 10044), rain or shine. All ages welcome. Groups are limited to a maximum of 25-30 participants.

Workshop outline:

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 1-3pm

FDR Four Freedoms Park Family Sketching Workshop and Tour

Participants will create sketchbooks reflecting on the park’s history and design.

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 1-3pm

FDR Four Freedoms Park Family Printmaking Workshop

Participants will make prints capturing what the four freedoms mean then and today.

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 1-3pm

FDR Four Freedoms Park Family Design Workshop

Participants will design posters exploring FDR’s vision for essential human rights.

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 1-3pm

FDR Four Freedoms Park Family Design/Build Workshop

Participants will build models of a room for the future inspired by Louis Kahn’s design.