OnSite: Mónica Ponce de León
1 – 3 PM
The OnSite exhibition presents sculptural fragments of a memorial designed for New Zealand by MPdL Studio. The stones on view are prototypes, exploring the robotic fabrication process that will be used in the creation of the final work.
Mónica Ponce de León is an Architect and the Dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University. She is the recipient of various prestigious honors, including the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewett National Design Award in Architecture, the National Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture, and the AIA prestigious Committee on the environment award by the American Institute of Architects, among others. Ponce de León has also been named a United States Artist Fellow and elected to the National Academy of Design.
This weekly drawing group offers time and space for individuals who wish to continue to hone their drawing skills in an independent environment. Participants work indoors in the light-filled Benenson Visitors Center and gallery or outdoors in the landscape of The Fields sculpture park.
FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
2018/2019 Playgroup meets on September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, January 2, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, and June 5.
Join us on Saturday mornings for this popular workshop for young artists ages 5 - 12! Based on a weekly theme and inspired by artworks in The Fields, Architecture, and the Visitors Center Gallery, each workshop includes an outdoor adventure and a hands-on artmaking activity. Led by teaching artists, children are divided into two groups by age and participate in developmentally appropriate projects that encourage curiosity, experimentation, and creative thinking through a variety of materials and experiences.