Virtual Home School Days: Food to Faces

Virtual program through Historic Sites.

Ages 7 & Up.

Students will learn the basic skills of collage in creating a human form.  They will then learn about Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, who is famous for creating portraits out of food items.  After a discussion of nutrition, the participants will then create their own “portrait a la Giuseppe Arcimboldo,” creating their body out of their favorite foods. 

Cost: $10 per child.

Contact: Preregistration is required. For more information, 973.631.5022.

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