Kids and their families will descend upon the Westport Arts Center on Sunday, September 30, from 1:00-3:00 p.m and take part in a range of food-inspired art projects.
“WACky Family Day,” the Arts Center’s popular program which is entering its fourth year, is an opportunity for families to make art in a creative community environment. For the dynamic Sunday program, the Arts Center gallery will be set up with a series of art workshop stations, with a local mixed-media teaching artists leading interactive art workshops.
Art projects will be centered around the theme of “Food,” inspired by the Arts Center’s current exhibition, “Foodies,” a juried members exhibition which features works of art that were created by artists inspired by food. “We really wanted to think outside of the box with this WACky Family Day, said newly appointed Education Fellow, Sarah Kelly. “The projects are all creative and will range from building large-scale art farms out of recycled materials, to constructing funky-faced food creatures.
WAC Director of Education, Danielle Ogden, said, “WACky Family Days are an excellent opportunity to bring the entire family together. Weather you are a toddler or tween, parent or grandparent, there is something to do for everyone.” Younger kids can also chill out in our lively play zone, sponsored by the Melissa and Doug toy company.”
Admission is $10/child. Admission is free for adults and children age two and under. Due to the popularity and in order to ensure the quality of this program, advanced registration is strongly encouraged. Pre-registration is requested by phone at (203) 222-7070 or by purchasing tickets online at www.westportartscenter.org. Ticket sales at the door will be on a first-come first-served basis.
The Westport Arts Center is a non-profit visual and performing arts organization dedicated to connecting community through the arts. The Westport Arts Center is supported with funds from the Arnhold Foundation, the Artur and Heida Hermanns Holde Foundation, Inc., Bernstein Global Wealth Management, Citi Private Bank, Cohen and Wolf, P.C., the Connecticut Office of the Arts, 4th Row Films, Fairfield County Bank, Fairfield County Community Foundation, Gault, Inc., the Fuchs Family Foundation, Greenwich Medical Skincare & Laser Spa, GWAY Marketing Gymnasium, Andrew J. & Christine C. Hall Foundation, Low Cost Power.com, Madison/Mott, Main Street Resources/Green Village Initiative, Melissa & Doug, Mitchell's of Westport, Moffly Media, Newman’s Own Foundation, Pepperidge Farm, Inc., Riverside Management Group, LLC, Robinson and Cole, LLP, Sun Hill Foundation, Thomas C. Hofstetter of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Westport Resources, Xerox Foundation, and WSHU Public Radio Group.
For more information and tickets, contact Westport Arts Center at (203) 222-7070, www.westportartscenter.org. The WAC gallery is open seven days a week, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT.