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!
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!
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.
Ongoing Activity: Constellation Sewing
Scheduled Workshop: TBD
Scheduled Workshop: Bubble Art
Ongoing Activity: Great Barrier Reef Mural
Ongoing Activity: Camouflage Animal Creation
Scheduled Workshop: Cryptozoology Creature Puppets
THE SCIENCE OF SOUND
Scheduled Workshop: TBD
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*
* = fee required