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!
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!
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.
Ongoing Activity: Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Scheduled Workshop: Spin Drum Creation
EUROPE & AUSTRALIA
Ongoing Activity: Aboriginal Art
Scheduled Workshop: Italian Art Project – TBD
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*