Celebrating Black Puppeteers of NYC with Nehprii Amenii
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Join artist and educator Nehprii Amenii and celebrate Black History Month with the magic of puppetry! Learn about how this theatre artist enchants the imagination using puppets, and dive into the stories of Black puppeteers featured in the Puppets of New York exhibition. Enjoy creating your own puppet at home by following along in a guided artmaking activity.
Video Launch Monday February 21st: This history and craft video will be available starting at 10 am on Monday February 21st, and will be available for later viewing .
Recommended for ages 7 and older, and all ages are welcome! Sessions are intergenerational and family members are encouraged to join and participate together.
Free, registration recommended. Registered attendees will receive an email reminder when the video goes live.
Student Artwork Submission
Participants are invited to submit photos of artwork created during or after a MCNY Kids Create virtual program to be considered for a student gallery of work on the Museum of the City of New York’s website. To send in a submission, please fill out the Student Artwork Permission Form and email a signed copy to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a digital image of the student’s artwork.