African Inspired Veggie Boogie! Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art

Michael Palma for SHCMAS Ribbon Cutting Opening--LEGACY GALLERYSugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling will present special “Story Time” for March as well as existing programs.

Speaking of programs, here’s a curated couple of events:

Saturday, March 12; 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Story Time: Tales on Sugar Hill presents VEGGIE BOOGIE!

VEGGIE BOOGIE! is a poetic coming-of-age family friendly musical written by Bronx born and raised poet and playwright Ave Maria Cross.  A child comes to terms with the concepts of free will, self-awareness and the loss of innocence in this madcap theatrical performance.  Insights and revelations come through a wacky witch doctor and a spiritual African stilt walker who both make use of magic spells and vegetable potions in order to teach kids about the importance of eating vegetables. This 60-minute musical meets storytelling is best for children ages 3-8. Free with Museum admission.

Saturday, March 19th; 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Open Studio with David Shrobe

Meet the Museum’s 2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence, David Shrobe! Drop by The Studio to see David’s artwork and to ask about his creative ideas and art-making process. A fourth generation member of the Harlem community, David has an M.F.A. from Hunter College and is a current Joan Mitchell Foundation Teaching Fellow. Art-making in the Studio Labs will be inspired by David’s work.

Free with Museum admission

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St. Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street, New York, NY 10032, (212) 335-0004, www.sugarhillmuseum.org

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