The Jewish Museum Presents Stettheimer Summer Mondays Fun-Filled Drop-In Art Workshops for Families July 10, 17, 24, and 31

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Release Date: June 8, 2017

The Jewish Museum Presents Stettheimer Summer Mondays Fun-Filled Drop-In Art Workshops for Families July 10, 17, 24, and 31

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NEW YORK, NY, June 12, 2017 - The Jewish Museum will present Stettheimer Summer Mondays, a fun-filled drop-in art workshop for families on July 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 1 pm to 4 pm.Inspired by works on view in the current exhibition, Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, these workshops are geared towards children age 3 and up and are FREE with museum admission.

Adults are asked to accompany their children. For further information regarding family programs at the Jewish Museum visit thejewishmuseum.org/families.  The Jewish Museum is located at 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City.

STETTHEIMER SUMMER MONDAYS
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July 10: Use a variety of mixed media and found objects to create colorful scenes inspired by Florine Stettheimer’s whimsical paintings.

July 17: Create playful figures using model magic clay, fabric, buttons, and more, drawing from Florine Stettheimer’s sculptural creations for the theater.

July 24: Paint portraits of family or imaginative figures inspired by the characters in Florine Stettheimer’s paintings.

July 31: Illustrate stories using watercolor crayons within unique accordion books based on the striking images found in Florine Stettheimer’s artwork.

The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on artist Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944) is on view at the Jewish Museum through September 24, 2017. Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs, and ephemera, offering a timely reconsideration of this influential American painter with a sharp satirical wit, placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture.

Family programming is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

About the Jewish Museum

Located on New York City's famed Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, the Museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and is one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. The Museum is devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, and offers diverse exhibitions and programs, and a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years.

Location:  1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City

Hours:  Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, 11 am to 5:45 pm; Thursday, 11 am to 8 pm; and Friday, 11 am to 4 pm.

Admission:  $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, $7.50 for students, free for visitors 18 and under and Jewish Museum members. Pay What You Wish on Thursdays from 5 pm to 8 pm. Free on Saturdays.

Information:  The public may call 212.423.3200 or visit TheJewishMuseum.org.

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Daniela Stigh and Alex Wittenberg
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3271
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pressoffice@thejm.org (general inquiries)