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Teen and Family Programs · First Saturdays for Families

First Saturdays for Families: Transformers and Transitions

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“Nari Ward: We the People,” 2019. Exhibition view: New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio

Join us for a Family Day drawing inspiration from the exhibition “Nari Ward: We the People” on view at the New Museum from February 13 to May 26, 2019. Characterized by the use of found materials, Ward’s sculptures are rooted in the stories of everyday items and the possibilities of creating new narratives through their transformation. Drawing specifically from Harlem, where the artist has lived and worked for over twenty-five years, Ward points to the cultural landscape and textures of the neighborhood. Families will be encouraged to draw inspiration from these works and make sculptures of their own with humble and found materials.

New Museum First Saturdays for Families are free of charge. This program is designed and recommended for families with children aged between four and twelve years, and includes free New Museum admission for up to two adults per family. Children under eighteen are always admitted free. No preregistration is required. Space is limited, and tickets are given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Your entire party must be present; tickets will not be given to partial parties.

The New Museum is wheelchair accessible; learn more about access services and amenities here. To request accommodations, please email access@newmuseum.org or call 212.219.1222 ×235 at least three weeks in advance.

Sponsors

Support for “Nari Ward: We the People” can be viewed here.

Generous support for New Museum First Saturdays for Families is provided by the Keith Haring Foundation School, Teen, and Family Programs Fund.

This program is also made possible, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Additional support is provided by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation.

Endowment support is provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; the Skadden, Arps Education Programs Fund; and the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs at the New Museum.

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