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Throwback Thursday: Friendship Bracelets inspired by Andrea Modica

  • Akron Art Museum 1 South High Street Akron, Ohio 44308 us (map)

Before Rainbow Looms and Silly Bandz, there were friendship bracelets! Celebrate Throwback Thursday by indulging in your favorite kid crafts inspired by art museum exhibitions. Grab a fancy cocktail and a friend and destress with a fun, monthly throwback art activity. These evenings are just for adults. Admission includes one signature cocktail and all crafting supplies for this artist-led experience.

Throwback Thursdays is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Registration is required via Eventbritehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/throwback-thursday-friendship-bracelets-inspired-by-andrea-modica-tickets-19781156973?aff=es2

In this class, you will create friendship bracelets inspired by Andrea Modica: Extended Moments. This exhibition focuses on photographs Modica has taken in Italy, where she has spent significant time in Italy since 1990, when she traveled to Sicily on a Fulbright Scholarship. Images the artist has taken in that country on repeated visits represent a range of her interests—women and girls, youth friendships, landscape, still life and—more recently—horse hospitals. Modica speaks of seeking to make compositions that draw viewers in from motifs that are not particularly beautiful in and of themselves. She describes her practice as conceptual, but likewise acknowledges the importance of the physical object in her work.  Andrea Modica: Extended Moments will be on view until February 21, 2016.

Earlier Event: January 20
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Later Event: January 27
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