GOGO MOAD at the Shenandoah Branch Library
Join us on Earth Day for some flower power! Artist Lorie Ofir leads this month's installment of our hands-on arts education program GOGO MOAD, where participants create their own flower sculptures using seed paper. Bring them home and watch them morph into wildflowers to enjoy all season long!
The event takes place at the Miami Book Fair's The Big Read Storybook Picnic at the Shenandoah Branch Library. The day includes musical performances, storytelling, plant repotting, and more fun for the whole family!
Miami artist Lorie Ofir explores interconnections between human nature and the nature around us through expansive landscape paintings that fuse the elsewhere with an object we experience intimately and daily—our beds. She received her BFA from the University of Florence, has participated in artist residencies in Colorado, New York, and in Miami at the Deering Estate, and has exhibited her work in the U.S. and abroad, including shows at the Jewish Museum of Florida, Harn Museum of Art, Florence University of the Arts, Design Center of the Americas, and galleries in Miami, New York, and Colorado. Ofir is also an Art and Special Needs Instructor with classrooms based on individualized and experiential learning. For the past five years, she was a Teaching Artist at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. With a gallery as a classroom, she enabled youth to have personalized experiences with contemporary art as a catalyst for curiosity, experimentation, and analytical thinking.
Open to children ages 5 and up and their families.
Location: Shenandoah Branch Library, 2111 SW 19th Street, Miami
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
Time: Begins at 11:00 AM
This program is free and open to the public.
GOGO MOAD is part of the Museum Without Boundaries initiative.