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Open Studio From Home: Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Sat, Feb 5, 2022
11 am–12 pm

Online, via Zoom

Families with kids of all ages

Join us for a free online artmaking program in collaboration with the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop! Printmaking has played a central role in Jasper Johns’s artistic practice, and Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror features a wide variety of prints. Together with experts from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, we will explore the collagraph printmaking technique using at-home art materials.

Materials:

Printing:

  • Block printing ink or tempera paint
  • Ink brayer or paint brushes
  • Paper to print on
  • Paper towels or a clean rag
  • Spoon (for printing by hand)

Collage:

  • One cardboard base
  • Glue stick or double-sided tape
  • Scissors
  • Paper or cardboard scraps for collaging

Optional:

  • Leaves and flowers
  • Feathers
  • String and yarn
  • Fabric
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic bags

Our programs aim to reach a neurodiverse audience with a wide range of learning styles and developmental stages.

Free with registration.

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The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop is a co-operative printmaking workspace that provides professional-quality printmaking facilities to artists and printmakers of every skill level. The RBPW is committed to inspiring and fostering a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse artistic community dedicated to the making of fine art prints in an environment that embraces technical and aesthetic exploration, innovation, and collaboration. Robert Blackburn’s vision of a welcoming creative environment with a spirit of openness serves as the backbone of the workshop today.

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 accessfeedback@whitney.org or (646) 666-5574 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

ASL interpretation will be provided. 

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COVID-19 vaccination and face coverings are not required, but strongly recommended for all visitors. Plan your visit and review our visitor policies.

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