DURHAM – The Museum of Art, UNH presents ColorON! The program will take place in the Museum of Art, Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10am – 1pm in conjunction with the Museum of Art’s display of Japanese woodblock prints. ColorON! is designed for all ages and families to explore their creative process. This community activity is in celebration of the Museum collection of Japanese woodblock prints. Participants will be encouraged to express their creativity through site-specific projects and learn about the Japanese collection in a variety of ways. The event is free and all levels are encouraged to participate.
Join the Museum on Saturday and learn how to make Origami, color postcards inspired by out Japanese prints, learn about the process of Japanese printmaking, learn how to write your name in Japanese, contribute and color our over-sized Japanese prints. Participants can drop into the museum and explore hands-on activities and view the exhibitions on display. All materials will be provided. This program supported by the Friends of the Museum of Art.
Image credit (right): Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798-1861, Kabuki scene, 1847, Woodblock print (diptych), Collection of the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, 1975.14 a,b
The Museum of Art
The Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire collects, preserves, and interprets works of art, serving as a visual arts resource and an educational catalyst for the University and Seacoast communities. The Museum of Art inspires life-long learning by offering experiences to engage with art through exhibitions, hands-on study, educational programs, and the creative process.
The Museum of Art hours of operation during the academic year: Monday-Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., University holidays. The Museum of Art is free and open to the public.The Museum of Art programsare supported by Friends of the Museum of Art. Guided group tours for schools and other organizations are available with advance reservation. For more information, contact the Museum of Art at 603-862-3712, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.unh.edu/moa. Follow the MoA on Facebook and Instagram #MOAUNH.