05/31/2015 Family Sunday - The Breman Museum
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05/31/15 Family Sundays at The Breman!

Family Sundays at The Breman!
May 31 2015 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Family Sundays at The Breman!

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen”

Join us for a full day of fun, including:

  • Guided tours of Where the Wild Things Are
  • Screenings of Sendak's short films
  • Hands on activities in the gallery for young children inspired by the principles of Art Therapy (in collaboration with the Georgia Art Therapy Association)
  • “How to Read With Your Children”: a program for parents with the Rollins Center
  • Artistic workshops led by professional artists for kids, ages 10 - 16, featuring: illustration, creative writing, art or theater
    • Each workshop is limited to 25 participants and requires preregistration.
    • Workshops are $25 for non-members / $18 for members.* Please scroll down for details.

Entrance to this event is included in regular museum admission, but participation in the day's featured workshop is  $25 for non-members / $18 for members and requires advanced registration.* General Admission tickets, which do not include participation in the featured workshop, will be available at the door on the day of the event. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at info@thebreman.org or 678-222-3700.

Sundays at the Breman are made possible through the generosity of The Pittulloch Foundation and The Patty Hertz Reid Foundation

*Workshop pricing includes museum admission.

Featured Workshop

Folk Art Fabric Strange Characters

With Flora Rosefsky

In this featured workshop participants will be creating their own Wild Things! Without any sewing, create a character that uses recycled newspaper, scrap fabrics and yarn. Be inspired by Sendak's Wild Things or run with the wild things of your own imagination and use objects that have a link to the personality you are trying to depict. Participation in this workshop is $25 for non-members and $18 for members (includes museum admission for the day), and the number of participants will be capped at 25 individuals. In order to reserve your spot in the Folk Art Fabric workshop, please use the registration button below.

Register for Workshop >

About Flora Rosefsky:

"Visual arts have been an integral part of my life from my earliest memories of loving to draw, paint or 'do art projects.' Besides using the more traditional pens or brushes, I emulate Henri Matisse’s credo to 'draw with scissors,' creating lines and shapes by directly cutting into the color using recycled drawings, painted papers, archival store-bought handmade papers or photographs. In addition, I may incorporate twigs, hairpins, vintage records, rare fabrics or ephemera into my work. My work is often spirituality driven and artistically inspired by my Jewish heritage; I express a connection to this heritage through collage and mixed media work, stained-glass window and quilt designs, and Judaic-inspired art. Yet I also am interested in exploring how personal photographs can become intimate abstract compositions. I began my career as a self-taught folk artist living in Upstate New York, enrolling in art courses at Syracuse University and Binghamton University as my four children were growing up. Soon after I found my own studio space, where I competed in regional and national shows. I continue on that path in Atlanta, along with having had several solo shows throughout the Southeast. Presently I work at my studio located at the Sycamore Gallery & Studios in Decatur, GA, and continue working as a teaching artist conducting artist residencies and workshops. I am a member of the Women’s Caucus for Art, WCA-GA chapter, American Guild of Judaic Art,Atlanta Collage Society, Atlanta Photography Group, pARTicular Women Artists, Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework–Peach State Stitchers, Atlanta Chapter and a Signature Member of the National Collage Society."

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