Museum of Contemporary Art Presents Free Virtual Art Education Programs

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The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will ensuring that children stay connected to the arts this fall. The museum will provide free, creative art programs for the family through the Art at Home online programming platform. The offerings will include Virtual Teen Art Force, MOCA miniMAKERS, and Sunday Stories. 

Virtual Teen Art Force

Free weekly MOCA Teen Art Force classes will kick off on Thursday, October 1, to Friday, December 18 as a free, multidisciplinary visual art program. Perfect for students ages 13 to 17 years old, classes will include a range of artistic techniques including drawing, textile design, sculpture, and printmaking. Registered students may choose one class per week, or all five, and are eligible for free art supplies available through contact-less pick up. Classes are held Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Register here.

Virtual MOCA miniMAKERS

For children ages 6 to 12 years old who want some hands-on art fun, MOCA’s Edwin Creates will host a free livestream Virtual MOCA MiniMakers series every first and third Saturday of the month through December beginning at 2 p.m. The next MiniMakers program will be hosted on Saturday, September 19. Register here.

Virtual Sunday Stories

Tune in to MOCA’s free virtual Sunday Stories, a live story time for children ages 1 to 5 years old, on the first Sunday of each month at 11:30 a.m. The virtual stories will be followed by a child-friendly DIY art project. Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown and illustrated by John Parra will go live on Sunday, September 20. Islandborn by Junot Díaz and Leo Espinosa will go live on October 4. Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk and Alexandria Neonakis will stream on November 1. The series will close with Shante Keys and the New Year’s Peas by Gail Piernas-Davenport and Marion Eldridge on December 6. Register here.

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