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,
international cinema, particularly from America , was extremely popular 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 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!
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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