Tang at Home Studio: Fluttering Butterflies

Textile artwork made of smaller blue, red, and gray pieces of fabric.
Abdoulaye Konaté, Métamorphose de papillon, 2017, textile, Tang purchase, 2018.4

Join us this week for Tang at Home Studio: Fluttering Butterflies! Register beginning Monday, July 27, to learn how to create your own butterfly inspired by a textile artwork by Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté called Métamorphose de papillon, which is French for “metamorphosis of the butterfly,” and then join us for a live Zoom event at 2:00 PM Friday, July 31 (registration details below).

Hosted by Tang Museum Educator Sunny Ra, and geared toward children age 5 to 12 accompanied by a parent or other adult, this hour-long live session will focus on sharing with the group your butterflies and talking about where you would go if you were a butterfly and you were free to fly anywhere in the world!

Before Friday’s live event, check out written instructions here and the video below.

Tang at Home Studio: Fluttering Butterflies is free, however, registration is required and space is limited.

Click here to register.

Once you register, you will receive confirmation, project instructions, and a Zoom link. Registration will close once the event reaches capacity.

If you have any questions, please email Museum Educator Sunny Ra at sra@skidmore.edu.

Fluttering Butterflies
Join Museum Educator Sunny Ra in this art-making activity and learn how to make your own butterfly artwork inspired by Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté’s work in the Tang collection.
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