• Frederick Hammersley: New member, 1989; oil on rag paper on linen; 14 1/8 x 11 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the Frederick Hammersley Foundation; © 2019 Frederick Hammersley Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Gallery + Studio: Shapes Are Facts—Looking and Making with Frederick Hammersley

For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • With artist

    Kim Bennett is an artist and teacher whose work ranges across disciplines and includes devotional botanical paintings, imaginary embroideries, and collaborations with kids, poets, and other artists. She holds a BFA from Cooper Union and an MFA from California College of the Arts.

Enjoy looking at the work of Frederick Hammersley, especially his puzzling and peculiar shapes! (Where do they come from?) Make a composition from your own intriguing cut-paper shapes and give it a special frame using our wide-ranging collection of collage materials.

About Gallery + Studio
On the second Saturday of each month, Gallery + Studio connects art viewing with art making in ways that engage both young people and their grown-ups. Each two-part workshop integrates an interactive gallery tour with a related art project, and lasts about an hour and a half. Sign up on site beginning fifteen minutes before the session you wish to attend. Space is limited to twelve kids per session; please arrive promptly to sign up.