Join art educators from Pratt Institute for a new season of Saturday afternoon art workshops inspired by Scandinavia House’s new exhibition Danish Paintings from the Golden Age to the Modern Breakthrough: Selections from the Collection of Ambassador John L. Loeb Jr.

Participants will discuss the variety of paintings on view in the exhibition—sunny scenes from Skagen beach, quiet views of Copenhagen apartments, thoughtful portraits and self-portraits, and colorful still lives. After exploring the exhibition and learning to differentiate between the many styles of painting, the children will create their own series of studies and paintings using a variety of media including watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and collage.

About the Art and Design Education Department at Pratt Institute

The mission of undergraduate Art and Design Education is the preparation of students of art and design as accomplished teachers of a diverse population of learners in urban schools, museums, early childhood, and community programs. Throughout the curriculum, practice is

directly connected to, and supported by, pedagogical theory with an emphasis on reflection and the development of critical thinking skills. The department’s graduates transform art classrooms into studios where students can discover their potential as learners. For more information, visit



Photo by the American-Scandinavian Foundation

SAT – 10-12-2013 through 11-23-2013 – 2:00 PM
$12) ($10 ASF Members); Series pass: $68 ($56 ASF Members), ages 6 – 11
Enrollment is limited; early registration is strongly encouraged