Journey around the world through the arts! Join us for the 10th annual Artopia! free community arts festival. Explore with hands-on craft activities and participate in dance, music, and theatre workshops. At Artopia!, we’ll explore the many cultures and communities that make up this wonderful planet where we live. 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 14th, 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 PASSPORT TO THE ARTS. 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.

AFRICA

Ongoing Activity: Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Scheduled Workshop: Spin Drum Creation

EUROPE & AUSTRALIA

Ongoing Activity: Aboriginal Art

Scheduled Workshop: Italian Art Project – TBD

ASIA

Ongoing Activity: Indian Art Project – TBD

Scheduled Workshop: Cotton Ball Sushi

NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA

Ongoing Activity: Alebrije Coloring

Scheduled Workshop: Latin American Art Project – TBD

AROUND THE WORLD

Ongoing Activity: Passport Decoration

Ongoing Activity: Sensory Tables

IN THE AUDITORIUM

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

11:15 – 11:25  Anderson School – Dance Around the World performance

11:25 – 11:40  Dance Workshop led by Wingspan Arts Teaching Artist Kelly Marteney

11:45 – 12:15  Improvisation Workshop led by Wingspan Arts Teaching Artist Matt Prigge

12:20 – 12:50  Step & Hip Hop Workshop led by Wingspan Arts Staff Member Jeff Palmere

12:55 – 1:20  Yoga Workshop led by Wingspan Arts Teaching Artist Corey Desjardins

1:25 – 1:45  Wingspan’s Cabaret Troupe Performance

ONGOING ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL*

Photo Booth

Face Painting

Button Making

* = fee required