Art is sometimes intimidating when it should be about sharing emotions and experiences. It’s one of the goal of ArtsClub, an arts-focused social club based in New York City which promise is to learn about art in a fun way. The club organizes social and accessible experiences ranging from gallery dinner parties to curator-led museum tours or art-making workshops and bigger parties. Sounds fun right? I think so too!
If you like art (and live in NY area!) check out below some examples of the activities they organize and their upcoming calendar below and learn more on artsclubnyc.com
Learn about Jean-Michel Basquiat and street art of the East Village circa 1980, then make your own Basquiat-inspired artworks. Imagine a studio filled with jazz, art and a selection of enamels, oil sticks and “found objects” to paint with. All that’s left is to make a masterpiece! This event is led by Corey D’Augustine, a conservator of modern & contemporary art for the Guggenheim and an art history teacher at NYU, Pratt, MoMA and Sotheby’s Institute. BYOB.
Go back to Warhol’s days at The Factory, his New York City studio and a hip haven for creativity – a place where artists, musicians, actresses, socialites, drag queens and free thinkers would gather to exchange ideas, collaborate and have a good time! Warhol was even known to enlist his friends in “coloring parties”, during which they would get together to hand color his drawings, collages and picture books. tour of the Whitney on Saturday at 5PM.
Don’t know the difference between a tenor and a baritone, or an aria and a recitative or where opera even came from? These questions and more will be answered as you join Naomi Barraterra and Stuart Holt for a casual conversation and lesson at the Metropolitan Opera Guild to explore the basics of opera and prepare to experience Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Rigoletto.
Join ArtsClub for a night at the galleries of Chelsea.
Learn all about the UK’s wealthiest living artist, Damien Hirst, then get ready to make your own spot paintings and spin paintings inspired by his iconic works!