ART FOR FAMILIES
GROUP TOURS | ADULT EDUCATION
LIVE ART FEST | COMMUNITY PROJECTS

EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT HVCCAArts ED web

ART FOR FAMILIES
IMG_1737

Art for Families is chance to experience HVCCA in way that is interactive and fun for all ages. Each event includes an art making activity with guest artists and/or museum educators inspired by the current exhibition. Click here for upcoming events.

GROUP TOURS
Preschool Tours
Preschoolers will explore contemporary art with all of their senses as they participate in a “viewing and doing” tour of HVCCA’s current exhibition. Whilst we discuss colors, lines, shape and context, students will learn new vocabulary words, use critical thinking skills and create their own work of art inspired by the museum. 
email [email protected] to book a tour

Elementary/Middle/High School Tours: HVCCA offers interactive and thought provoking tours for every age group. Students will have the opportunity to utilize their critical thinking skills; develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts have shaped the diverse cultures of past and present society. email [email protected] to book a tour

Scouts:Earn your artist badge! 

ADULT EDUCATION
HVCCA offers a number of educational opportunities for adults, such as lectures, video screenings, panel discussions and special events related to the exhibition program. We welcome groups of all ages for guided tours that can be suited to focus on specific galleries, artists, permanent installations, or special exhibitions.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Building and enriching our community through the arts is an important part of our mission. Read more about successful community projects THE BANNER PROJECT, WHAT MATTERS, PUBLIC TILE PROJECT

PEEKSKILL ARTIST CLUB is for invited, emerging artists from the Hudson Valley region, who meet monthly for dialogue and critique to continue the growth built through discourse that characterized their time in art school.

PAST PROJECTS:
We have offered exciting opportunities for Hudson Valley artists to participate in events like our Live Arts Fest.

LEAP PROGRAM, an after-school partnership between HVCCA and the Peekskill Public School System, that was designed to introduce advanced 5th and 6th graders to international artists and literature. The students participated in in-depth discussions, creative writing, and leadership techniques that prepare them to lead tours through the museum’s exhibitions.

THE BANNER PROJECT brought together six to eight artists to mentor over 300 youth to create large-scale community engaged art installations.

PUBLIC TILE PROJECT called upon 2000 students to design tiles for a trail from the Peekskill Train Station to the HVCCA. The project was the brainchild of Dr. Livia Straus, and artists Jo-Ann Brody and Sarah Haviland and

 

Top