MIND, BODY, & SOUL YOUTH WORKSHOPS

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

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Wyandanch Community Development Corporation (WCDC) and the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts, Inc. (BACCA) are facilitating three free local youth workshops.

 

The sessions will be held outdoors, limited to 10 students, and socially-distanced.


at the Wyandanch Plaza. 
40 Station Drive

Wyandanch, NY 
 

The "Plein Air Workshops" (the French term plein air

means out of doors and refers to the practice of painting pictures out of doors) will be held in three

sessions, teaching youth about:

  • Painting styles and techniques

  • Meditation for beginners: healthy mind, healthy soul 

  • Balanced food consumption: what you put into your body matters

 

Lunch, cleaning supplies, and face masks will be provided.

Supplies will be provided.

 

Sessions 1 & 2

Ages 14-18

Abstract - Still Life

How to use your eyes; how to see like an artist.

Saturday, October 10th

Saturday, October 17th 2020 

Time: 10am-1pm

Open with Meditation

11:30 Healthy Lunch

Instructor Clinton King will guide this introductory workshop on first abstract painting and still

life. The goal of each separate session is to teach interested students how to see like an artist and

transfer that vision onto the canvas. In both sessions special focus will be on color, composition

and free expression.

FREE- supplies are included - spaces are limited!


 

Meditation

  • ​Is a mind and body practice used for increasing calmness

  •  Physical relaxation

  •  Improving psychological balance

  •  Enhancing overall health and well-being

  •  Focus on the interactions among the brain, mind, body and behavior.

Healthy Eating

  •  Emphasizes the benefits of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products.

  •  Helps us to maintain a healthy weight

  •  Promotes Heart Health

  •  Helps to build strong bones and teeth

  •  Promotes positive mood and normal energy levels

  •  Improves memory and brain health
     

Art

  •  Being creative enhances the ability to interact with the world

  •  Provides a new set of skills for self-expression and communication

  •  Cultivates skills that benefit personal development.

 

This program is facilitated by the Wyandanch Community Development Corporation and BACCA.

 

WCDC

(631) 643-4786

www.wyandanchcdc.org

BACCA’s programs are made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the County of Suffolk, County Executive Steven Bellone and the Suffolk County Legislature, the Town of Babylon, Supervisor Rich Schaffer, the Lindenhurst Business Improvement District, and from membership and private contributions.

If you require special accommodations or have any questions, please email info@babylonarts.org.

Session 3

Ages 9-13

Cubist Art

How to use your eyes to see objects in Cubistic Style

Saturday, October 24

Time: 10am-1pm

Open with Meditation

11:30 Healthy Lunch

A workshop created and facilitated by Marie E. Saint-Cyr

that will focus on creating cubist inspired art works

that students will be able to complete and take home with them at the end of the session.

FREE - supplies are included - spaces are limited!

© 2020 Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts

Office:  Old Babylon Town Hall ·  47 West Main Street ·  Suite 4 ·  Babylon, NY 11702 ·  Phone: (631) 587-3696
BACCA Arts Center:  149 N Wellwood Avenue ·  Lindenhurst, NY  11757