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  • Families

Family Art Project: Catching Light With Camera Obscuras

  • On-site
When
Where
On the Grounds
Price
Free with admission
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Photo: Joshua Bright

Collaborate with the sun, shadow and the ever-changing light to create your very own camera obscura. Using upcycled and natural materials construct a camera to then use to document nature in motion.

Questions? Please email us at information@wavehill.org or call 718.549.3200 x251.

  • The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about five. If you arrive and capacity is full, program staff will provide a “come back” card so you will have first entry for the next session.
  • Shine only. Check the website starting at 8AM morning of, for the status of the day’s program.
  • Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and to work with natural materials.
  • Have your masks on when you arrive! And please be prepared to respect physical distancing throughout your stay.
  • Location is the Shade Border Lawn, just up the hill from Wave Hill House. Staff will greet you there!
  • Throughout the program, staff will follow strict cleaning and physical distancing protocols to be sure that all materials and surfaces are safe for you to use.
  • The Conifer Slope is on a grassy hill. If getting there will be difficult for you or any family member, please contact Mallory Muya, our Arts Program Coordinator, at mallorym@wavehill.org. We want to accommodate your needs whenever possible.

Most important: Please come prepared to relax and connect fully with the beauty and serenity of Wave Hill in summer!

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