Tang Teaching Museum’s Family Saturday for Nov. 19

On the Cover: Josiah McElheny, Seven Observations for June Tyson, 2019, acrylic on board with inset, hand-formed and polished micromosaic glass, black mirror, ash frame, 40 ½ x 53 ½ x 2 1/8 inches, Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery

Mosaic Moon Mirrors Program Inspired by Work of Artist Josiah McElheny

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites families to explore outer space with Family Saturday: Mosaic Moon Mirrors on Saturday, November 19, at 2 pm.

Participants are invited to design their own mosaic mirrors using wood, tile, and mirrors, inspired by Josiah McElheny’s Seven Observations for June Tyson, featured in the exhibition Parallax: Framing the Cosmos. This program is an update to what had been previously announced.

Family Saturdays are multigenerational programs foster creative cooperation through looking at artwork, discussing it, and engaging in a hands-on art-making activity. These free programs are geared toward participants 5 years old and older, accompanied by their adult companions, and are led by Njeri Jennings, the Tang’s Laurie M. Tisch Educator for K-12 and Community Programs.

No registration required. All supplies will be provided. In accordance with guidance from Saratoga County, the CDC, and Skidmore College, the program is mask optional, and participants are welcome to wear masks should they wish.

Another Family Saturday is scheduled to take place on December 3.

For more information or to be added to our Family Saturday e-mail list, please call the Tang Visitor Service Desk at 518-580-8080 or email tang@skidmore.edu.

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