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Parent Artist Gather | Rochester Art Center

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Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity. Bring your children to play and listen to invited parent artists tell their stories about the journey as artists and parents. Eamon O’Kane transformed his art practice when he became a father in order to create an art installation that both young children and their parents could participate in, to use shapes and forms and make art together. Each of the Minnesota creatives invited to speak will discuss how their art practice changed due to becoming a parent. The program is free and open to the public, milk and cookies provided.

Date | Time | Parent Artist Speaker

February 10 | 10AM—Noon | Shah Noor Shafqat

March 10 | 10AM—Noon | Heather Ritenour-Sampson

April 7 | 10AM—Noon | Jane Wunrow

May 12 | 10AM—Noon | Katya Roberts

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Parent Artist Gather | Rochester Art Center

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Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity. Bring your children to play and listen to invited parent artists tell their stories about the journey as artists and parents. Eamon O’Kane transformed his art practice when he became a father in order to create an art installation that both young children and their parents could participate in, to use shapes and forms and make art together. Each of the Minnesota creatives invited to speak will discuss how their art practice changed due to becoming a parent. The program is free and open to the public, milk and cookies provided.

Date | Time | Parent Artist Speaker

February 10 | 10AM—Noon | Shah Noor Shafqat

March 10 | 10AM—Noon | Heather Ritenour-Sampson

April 7 | 10AM—Noon | Jane Wunrow

May 12 | 10AM—Noon | Katya Roberts

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Parent Artist Gather | Rochester Art Center

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Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity. Bring your children to play and listen to invited parent artists tell their stories about the journey as artists and parents. Eamon O’Kane transformed his art practice when he became a father in order to create an art installation that both young children and their parents could participate in, to use shapes and forms and make art together. Each of the Minnesota creatives invited to speak will discuss how their art practice changed due to becoming a parent. The program is free and open to the public, milk and cookies provided.

Date | Time | Parent Artist Speaker

February 10 | 10AM—Noon | Shah Noor Shafqat

March 10 | 10AM—Noon | Heather Ritenour-Sampson

April 7 | 10AM—Noon | Jane Wunrow

May 12 | 10AM—Noon | Katya Roberts

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Parent Artist Gather | Rochester Art Center

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Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity. Bring your children to play and listen to invited parent artists tell their stories about the journey as artists and parents. Eamon O’Kane transformed his art practice when he became a father in order to create an art installation that both young children and their parents could participate in, to use shapes and forms and make art together. Each of the Minnesota creatives invited to speak will discuss how their art practice changed due to becoming a parent. The program is free and open to the public, milk and cookies provided.

Date | Time | Parent Artist Speaker

February 10 | 10AM—Noon | Shah Noor Shafqat

March 10 | 10AM—Noon | Heather Ritenour-Sampson

April 7 | 10AM—Noon | Jane Wunrow

May 12 | 10AM—Noon | Katya Roberts

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Parent Artist Gather

Rochester Art Center will host monthly gatherings as a way to realize the goals of artist parent Eamon O’Kane’s child oriented interactive art installation, Froebel’s Studio: Institute of Creativity. Bring your children to play and listen to invited parent artists tell their stories about the journey as artists and parents. Eamon O’Kane transformed his art practice when he became a father in order to create an art installation that both young children and their parents could participate in, to use shapes and forms and make art together. Each of the Minnesota creatives invited to speak will discuss how their art practice changed due to becoming a parent. The program is free and open to the public, milk and cookies provided.

Photo by Cheeky Monkey Studio

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Family Date Night Series – Film Making

You asked, we listened! Our visitors and members have given us feedback on the importance of families being able to connect in fun and meaningful ways and having access to engaging and educational special programs for the whole family! We are thrilled to announce a new series of events at Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester called Family Date Nights. These Family Date Nights will be the perfect opportunity to bond and have fun as a family!

Our next event will feature an Arts Night with local film maker Tyler Aug. Families will have an opportunity to try their hand at stop motion film-making and get behind the camera to learn what goes into making a film. Will wrap up the night to watch a movie together!

Light Dinner will also be provided at 5:30.

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Free Family Day | Rochester Art Center

The Rochester Art Center, in partnership with the Department of Public Works, invites all ages to a special WinterFest Free Family Day: The Zumbro River Starts Here.

– Share your tales of the Zumbro in small group story circles led by artist Jenna Didier – Ages 13+
– Join in art activies celebrating the Zumbro River – All Ages

To learn more about efforts to improve the water quality of the Zumbro River, including the stormwater best management practice (BMP) demonstration site, complete with a public art component, please visitwww.rochesterstormwater.com.

For more information about featured artist Jenna Didier please visit her website at http://www.jennadidier.com/.

For more information about WinterFest XVI please visit their website athttps://www.rochesterwinterfest.com/.

Since 2004, children and families have taken part in one of Rochester Art Center’s most popular and exciting programs, Free Family Day. Guests are welcomed to create original art pieces in the studio classroom, our Grand Lobby and occasionally off-site with a collaborative partner. If you have any questions about Free Family Days, please contact Rochester Art Center via email at [email protected] or phone at 507-282-8629.

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