Cool off with us at MOCACREATE! Practice the eight basic strokes of Chinese calligraphy with teaching artist Yu Rong. Then, learn how to write the Chinese character for summer 夏!
FREE — no RSVP required, simply show up!
Paint, build, craft, and collage with us! Inspired by the museum’s exhibitions and local artists, MOCACREATE explores different themes every month. MOCACREATE workshops are designed with families in mind, but all are welcome!
Yu Rong is a painter and product designer who has exhibited paintings and wine goblet designs in the US, UK, Italy, and the Czech Republic. She was born in Sichuan and currently lives in New York City. Yu is interested in designing products that are fun to use and creating paintings that are natural and true. She is currently a teaching artist at the Hope Garden Center and MOCA, as well as a member of the CREATE Council on the Arts in the Catskills New York and at Ceres gallery, a feminist, not-for-profit, alternative gallery in New York City dedicated to the promotion of contemporary women in the arts. You can learn more about her here: www.yurong.work!
MOCACREATE is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts under Governor Kathy Hochuls’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.