NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

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Sculpting Superheroes with Jim Brunelle

Students create three-dimensional works with clay in the Museum's American Savings Foundation Art Education Center

In Ghanaian culture of the mid-late 1980s through the 90s, movies frominternational cinema, particularly from America, werewas extremely popular, particularly those that feautured Screenings were held both by day and night, either in the confines of a family home or small communal meeting center. Often, these movies were about popular well-known action superheroes, such as Captain America, the Terminator, or Rocky Balboa.

Using the hand-painted action movie posters from Ghana featured in the Museum's exhibition Ghana Paints Hollywood as inspiration, students will recreate their favorite action stars and superheroes. Led by teaching artist Jim Brunelle, kids will learn about translating two-dimensional images into three-dimensional, imaginative sculptures using Sculpey clay! 

Admission

$12 per month Members

$22 per month non-Members

Schedule

Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursday, December 21, 2017 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm