Family Arts Day

17 September 2022

Please join us for our annual Family Arts Day, a day filled with music, dance, and FREE activities for the whole family! All activities are open to the public and will take place at our outdoor amphitheater.

We hope to see you there!


Throughout the Day

Visual Arts with Angela Tornello
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Drop-in and create a collage! Together, we will use paint to make a large-scale artwork inspired by our community, our friends, and everything that engages us.

Introduction to Circus 101 with Miss Ekat
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Ever wanted to join the circus? Then ‘step right up’ and visit circus coach & performer Miss Ekat for an introduction to Circus 101. Fun for all ages and abilities, this is a ‘peek behind the curtain’ for juggling, balancing, spinning plates, and other exciting skills.

Performances and 15-minute Mini-Workshops

HSS Choir with Michael Inge
1:05pm – 1:20pm
Voices of Henry Street is an intergenerational choir directed by Abrons Arts Center teaching artist Michael Inge.

Flamenco Performance & Salsa On 2 with Yvonne Gutierrez
1:20pm – 1:50pm
Family Arts Day is bringing some salsa and flamenco to the community this year. Enjoy the music, sing, clap your hands and dance with us. Join us! Come and be part of an interactive flamenco performance in the amphitheater by our young people and a salsa mini-lesson for all ages! You can also participate by adding some jaleos (like olé, eso, arsa, toma, agua, azucar).

Circus 101 Workshop with Miss Ekat
1:50pm – 2:05pm
Join this workshop with circus coach & performer Miss Ekat for an introductory demo of Circus skills and techniques.

Hip Hop with Shaheeda Smith
2:05pm – 2:20pm
Learn some hip hop fundamentals/moves through a variety of street dance.

Breakdance with Zack Cruz
2:20pm – 2:35pm
Learn the fundamentals of breakdancing–top rock, footwork, freezes, and power moves. Learn the hottest old-school moves with a new-age urban twist.