Category Archives: Field trips

The Storytelling Treez

On Wednesday, January 6th the students of Smack Mellon’s Art Ready program visited the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) to view Ebony G. Patterson’s exhibit, Dead Treez. This exhibit had vivid colors and thanks to our tour guide Carlos … Continue reading

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Studio vist with Emilie Shapiro, Jewelry Design, 10/23/13

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Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

We decided to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art to find inspiration for the work Kena and Keianna have been doing for Artready.  We wandered the whole museum, spending a lot of time in the Egyptian art collection, since Keianna … Continue reading

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Field trip to the Whitney Biennial, March 21, 2012

On the second day of spring, the art ready students, along with a few of their mentors, visited the Whitney Biennial to be given a tour by the by high-school docents in the Youth Insights program. The Biennial is an … Continue reading

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Eve, Simon, Peggy and Adam visit Doug Wheeler

Peggy’s reflections on Doug Wheeler at David Zwirner Gallery Simon, Eve, Adam, and I trudged and endured the arduous five day line of the Doug Wheeler exhibit (and by five days I mean one hour). Finally making it inside the … Continue reading

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Phill, Brandon and Isaiah at work

Phill, Brandon and Isaiah at work, a set on Flickr. Graphic design mentor Phill Shung with his mentees Isaiah and Brandon in his Park Slope, Brooklyn office and nearby thrift store Beacon’s Closet.

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apexart Field Trip, 2/23/12

Apexart Fieldtrip, a set on Flickr. On Thursday, February 23, the art ready students took a trip to lower Manhattan’s very own apexart to have a special tour, led by staff, of their latest exhibit  “A Postcard from Afar: North … Continue reading

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