12th Annual “Celebrate Dr. King: Explore the Dream Through Art” Workshop, Monday, January 20, 11 AM – 2:00 PM
Express Yourself Studios located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host its 12th annual “Celebrate Dr. King: Explore the Dream Through Art” workshop, Monday, January 20, 11 AM – 2:00 PM (on the hour). Learn about Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement through art. Families with children between the ages of 4-12 are welcome to participate in an art project exploring the themes of Peace, Equality, Friendship and Community.
The first 15 families to pre-register will receive a copy of the inspired reading for the day "Martin's Big Words (Big Words): The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." by Doreen Rappaport and illustrator Bryan Collier.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day of service, to learn more about The King Holiday visit: http://www.thekingcenter.org/meaning-king-holiday.
As in previous years Express Yourself Studios encourages all participants to bring a canned or boxed, non-perishable food item to be donated to a local charity, this year’s donations will benefit the Wallace Chapel Food Pantry, a service of Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church in Summit, NJ. Donations are accepted now through January 30.
The Workshop Fee is $20 per participant. If registering a group or community organization, register at the group rate of $15 per participant.
Visit the studio between 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (on the hour). To reserve a spot for your child or group please register 2 - days prior, contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or register online www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com
Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a design studio for apparel, home and consumer goods. The Studio offers Pinot & Pottery, Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, and Wine Glass Painting Workshops for adults and weekly Art Classes and a Summer Art Workshop, for children; as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!
Simone Anthony-Brown is an artist, instructor and owner of Express Yourself Studios in Maplewood, New Jersey. She specializes in colorful, watercolor, and acrylic paintings as well as mixed media collages.