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Adaptive Art Program: Autumn Watercolors with Silvermine
Program Type:Art & Architecture, Classes & Workshops, Making & Crafting, Special Programs & Outreach
Please join Silvermine Arts Center and New Canaan Library for an adaptive "Autumn Bouquets" watercolor painting exploration with Teaching Artist Marta Kot. This program is designed for children with a range of special needs and their siblings. Children will celebrate the season while learning new techniques, mixing colors, and painting with watercolors.
Silvermine Arts Center is excited to collaborate with New Canaan Library on this very special fine arts program. Having graced the Silvermine Arts Center campus for over 25 years, Teaching Artist Marta Kot will bring her coveted fine arts programs to the newly renovated Library art space. Kot’s programming will introduce new materials and techniques specifically designed to spark the imaginations of area youth. Infusing her projects with creativity, the young students will be exposed to new ideas and concepts that will build with each workshop.
Educated at Teachers College at Columbia University with a Master’s in Art & Art Education and a Master's in Environmental Art and Studio Art from NYU, Kot carries a resume that includes a Fulbright Exchange with the Royal University of Malta and Graduate Studio Art Studies in Venice, Italy, the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere and the Sorbonne in Paris, France. Her further teaching experience has included being a NYC Annenberg Education Art Specialist and a Teaching Artist for Harlem School of the Arts.
Accessibility and Accommodations
We strive to facilitate access to information and Library services for all patrons. If you have questions about accessibility or a request for accommodation, please phone 203-594-5002, email the librarian in charge of this program (see contact info above), or email [email protected] with as much lead time as possible.
Child and Caregiver Participation Guidelines
This program is designed for children and their caregivers to participate together. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child throughout this program. Please avoid side conversations or cell phone use for the duration of the program. Drop offs will not be permitted.