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After School Art Club:
Claes Oldenburg

WED, Feb 17, 2021
4–5 pm

Online, via Zoom

For kids ages 5–10

Welcome to After School Art Club, a free weekly online program with Whitney educators! Kids ages 5 to 10 are invited to experiment and make art with at-home art materials. Tell a friend and join the club!

This week’s activity is inspired by Claes Oldenburg. We will learn about Oldenburg’s sculptures and how he recreates ordinary objects in unexpected ways. Then, we will transform everyday items into our very own soft stuffed sculptures!


  • A grown-up’s sock
  • Scissors
  • Rubber bands
  • Paper 
  • Pencil
  • Sharpies
  • Cotton balls or bits of fabric for stuffing

This event will have automated closed captions through Zoom. Live captioning is available for public programs and events upon request with seven business days advance notice. We will make every effort to provide accommodation for requests made outside of that window of time. To place a request, please contact us at or (646) 666-5574 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

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All visitors aged 12 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the Whitney, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Face coverings are required for all visitors. Learn more about the Whitney’s safety guidelines.