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Tap Specialist - Andrew Nemr

All Jazzed Up Performance: Tap Specialist - Andrew Nemr

11am - 3pm
Leading his quartet in a unique and virtuosic display of “olde tyme jazz” with tap dance percussion, Andrew has also played with Nat Adderley Jr., directing CPD PLUS, or co-founding the Tap Legacy™ Foundation, Inc., 2012 TED Global Fellow.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

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Record Cover Design
All ages
10:00am
Romare Bearden - My World as Colorful Melodies
All ages
10:00am
Getting Creative with Art: Rainbow Fish
4 & younger
10:00am
Jazz Lyric Scramble: Communication through Jazz Songs
All ages
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Getting Creative with Art: Rainbow Fish
4 & younger
1:00pm
Dance the Lindy Hop (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions
All ages
10:00am
Jazz Lyric Scramble: Communication through Jazz Songs
All ages
10:00am
Record Cover Design
All ages
10:00am
Getting Creative with Art: Rainbow Fish
4 & younger
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Getting Creative with Art: Rainbow Fish
4 & younger
1:00pm
Dance the Lindy Hop (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Stack ‘em Up!
4 & younger
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions
All ages
10:00am
Duke Ellington: Big Band Instrument Making
All ages
10:00am
Exploring Science: Swimming with the Fishes!
4 & younger
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Exploring Science: Swimming with the Fishes!
4 & younger
1:00pm
Experiment with Pitch (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
The Great Dig
4 & younger
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions
All ages
10:00am
Bill “Bojangles” Robinson – Repeat the Beat: Tap Your Feet
All ages
10:00am
Special Event: Pampers #BabyGotMoves!
All ages
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
All Jazzed Up Performance: Tap Specialist - Andrew Nemr
4 & younger
11:00am
EatPlayGrow™ Dem Bones
4 & younger
1:00pm
Dance the Lindy Hop (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Fields of Felt
4 & younger
2:00pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions
All ages
10:00am
Romare Bearden - My World as Colorful Melodies
All ages
10:00am
Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art
4 & younger
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art
4 & younger
1:00pm
Experiment with Pitch (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Farmer’s Market Counting
4 & younger
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Ella Fitzgerald: Learn to Improvise!
All ages
10:00am
In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions
All ages
10:00am
Getting Creative with Art: Shake and Paint!
4 & younger
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
All Jazzed Up Performance: Live Piano Music - Mathis Picard
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Getting Creative with Art: Shake and Paint!
4 & younger
1:00pm
Dance the Lindy Hop (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Good Vibrations
4 & younger
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Skit Scat Stories & Songs!
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Ella Fitzgerald: Learn to Improvise!
All ages
10:00am
Record Spin Art
All ages
10:00am
Getting Creative with Art: Alphabet Mystery
4 & younger
10:00am
Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand
All ages
10:30am
Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo)
All ages
11:00am
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Getting Creative with Art: Alphabet Mystery
4 & younger
1:00pm
Experiment with Pitch (Demo)
All ages
1:30pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
All Jazzed Up Performance Series: Bria Skonberg
All ages
3:00pm
Movement & Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
All Jazzed Up Performance Series: Bria Skonberg
All ages
4:00pm

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In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Families will be inspired to create artwork by the emotions felt when listening to Jazz. Discover what creates the melancholy mood in Billie Holiday’s voice, or the cheerful sound of Duke Ellington’s Big Band. Explore how your mood is affected by musical elements such as key, melody, harmony and tempo, using a piece of historic sheet music as your canvas.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Romare Bearden - My World as Colorful Melodies, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Romare Bearden was deeply influenced by jazz music and often listened to it while making art. Listen to jazz music and imagine colors and patterns based on what you hear. Create a work of art inspired by Bearden’s mixed media collage techniques.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art, 10:00am

4 & younger

What is a circle and why are they so important? Explore how circles have been used to create symbols of peace and unity while creating a beautiful Mandala.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, color and shape recognition, creative expression & process of creation.
 

Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand, 10:30am

All ages

10:30am - 4pm
Explore how water changes ecosystems with our new Erosion Table! Discover water’s power on Earth’s surface by creating rivers and lakes through sand.

Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo), 11:00am

All ages

Music is made up of notes of different pitches, from low to high. An important characteristic of jazz music is that these notes are arranged in unusual rhythms. Examine a historic score sheet by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams. Then match the sounds that you hear with notes on the paper and create your own score.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect).

Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art, 1:00pm

4 & younger

What is a circle and why are they so important? Explore how circles have been used to create symbols of peace and unity while creating a beautiful Mandala.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, color and shape recognition, creative expression & process of creation.
 

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Join our old fashioned “jug band” while experimenting with sound effects. Blow across the opening of the bottle to produce the lowest or highest sounds to learn about pitch. Does the shape of the bottle affect the sound you make?  What kind of sounds can you produce without water? Can you create notes by adding different amounts of water in each bottle?
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Farmer’s Market Counting, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Join us for a shopping trip! Let’s count all the produce in our “Farmer’s Market!”
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; early math and motor skills.
 

Mural Wall Painting, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect).

Skit Scat Stories & Songs!, 3:00pm

All ages

Listen to iconic performances of jazz music and then read books about the ‘Jazz Legends’ who performed them.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

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