This class is for children, ages 9-12 years old.
Celebrate Black History Month at Hallockville
Join art teacher, Darlene Siracusano, in learning about the importance of quilting to the African American Culture. Explore the world of Tar Beach, written by artist and author Faith Ringgold, and how she uses quilting to tell stories.
First, students will listen to the book Tar Beach and will then create their own collage quilts using a self-photo, colorful material, and colored pencils to tell their own story!
Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20
Instructor Biography: Darlene Siracusano is a retired art teacher from Eastern Suffolk BOCES who has taught art to a diverse population of students for 32 years. She holds a Masters in Education and has three New York State permanent teaching certifications; Nursery, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-6. Along with certifications in art educations K-12 and Special Education. Darlene enjoys a creative collaborative approach to incorporate the arts into other subject areas such as; geography, culture, history, science, and literature. Darlene is also a North Forker and is looking forward to sharing her experience of making learning fun with art throughout the North Fork Community.