Join us for Artopia! on Saturday, April 1st – A Free Family Arts Festival

March 8, 2017

Discover the art of science! Join us for the 9th annual Artopia! free community arts festival. Experiment with hands-on craft activities and participate in dance, music, and theatre workshops. At Artopia!, we’ll explore science creatively by using our right brain and all of our senses! We will also have face painters, button makers, and a photo booth to capture memories of the day. This free arts festival is a great way to spend your Saturday!

Artopia!

When: Saturday, April 1st, 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Where: PS 334/The Anderson School, 100 West 77th Street, New York, NY 10024

Price: FREE! Suggested donations will benefit Wingspan Arts’ educational programs.

Activities are for young people ages 4-10.

Questions? Please contact Nicole at nicole (at) wingspanarts.org.

Thanks to our sponsors, GUS Soda and Insomnia Cookies!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(Subject to change)

IN THE CAFETERIA

The cafeteria will feature various workshops with the theme of THE ART OF SCIENCE. There will be an Ongoing Activity in each area, which do not require a sign-up. Students can drop in on those throughout the day whenever they want! Each area will also feature a Scheduled Workshop, which require a sign-up. 10-12 students can sign up per 20-minute session. Those sessions will be: 11:10-11:30, 11:40-12:00, 12:10-12:30, 12:40-1:00, 1:10-1:30, and 1:40-2:00. Students can sign up at Artopia! There are no advanced reservations.

ASTRONOMY

Ongoing Activity: Constellation Sewing

Scheduled Workshop: TBD

CHEMISTRY

Scheduled Workshop: Bubble Art

ZOOLOGY

Ongoing Activity: Great Barrier Reef Mural

Ongoing Activity: Camouflage Animal Creation

Scheduled Workshop: Cryptozoology Creature Puppets

THE SCIENCE OF SOUND

Scheduled Workshop: TBD

PALEONTOLOGY

Ongoing Activity: Digging for Dinosaur Fossils

Ongoing Activity: TBD

IN THE AUDITORIUM

The Auditorium will feature performances and workshops in the Performing Arts and Science. Students from various Wingspan Arts programs will perform in addition to performing arts workshops for anyone to join!

11:15 – 11:30  Anderson School Rock Band performance

11:35 – 11:55  Dance Workshop led by Wingspan Arts Teaching Artist Chloe Payne

12:00 – 12:45  TBD

12:50 – 1:10  Science Demonstration led by Wingspan Arts Teaching Artist/Science Baby Founder Emma Gordon

1:15 – 1:45  Wingspan’s Cabaret Troupe Performance

ONGOING ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL*

Photo Booth

Face Painting

Button Making

* = fee required