Share the Wonder 2021: Week 2—Gift-making inspired by art
December 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Welcome to Share the Wonder 2021, the Farnsworth Art Museum’s winter celebration. Each week, beginning on Saturday, November 27, we will offer special Share the Wonder activities!
Feel free to follow along in the Share the Wonder booklet, available for download on the main Share the Wonder page here.
Special thanks to our primary sponsor for this event, The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Foundation. Additional funding provided by First National Bank.
MAKE A PENDANT!
Join artist and printmaker Sherrie York as she creates jewelry from simple materials inspired by Louise Nevelson’s jewelry and sculpture. Make your own Nevelson-inspired jewelry to wear or to give away!
Cardboard, mat board, and poster board
Beads, bottle caps, popsicle sticks
Craft paint— black or white
Yarn or string, a twist tie to be able to wear it
ON VIEW AT THE FARNSWORTH
Louise Nevelson,1985, Jewelry, Painted wood and gold metallic overlay, Gift of Louise Nevelson. 85.23.6
Between 1981 and 1985, Nevelson and other members of her family donated more than eighty paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, and pieces of her jewelry to the Farnsworth. With subsequent gifts and purchases, the Farnsworth has one of the world’s most significant collections of Nevelson’s work.
HERSCHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS
Rabbi Lily Solocheck reads this Caldecott Award winning book for you! A band of frightful goblins has taken over the synagogue, and the villagers cannot celebrate at all! Can one man alone stand up to the goblins, save Hanukkah, and live to tell the tale? Join us and find out!
THE COMING OF LIGHT
Listen to a reading of the poem by Mark Strand called, “The Coming of Light” read by poet Ellen Goldsmith.