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Leave It to Chance: Surrealism 101 for the Family
In a combination of games and art projects to coincide with Drawing Surrealism, artists and educators Nicole Haroutunian and Lisa Libicki will introduce the entire family to the most playful side of Surrealism. Families will explore automatic drawing, frottage, collage, decalcomania, and collaborative chance drawing, all techniques made famous by Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Joan Miró, Salvador Dali, and many others represented in the exhibition. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.
Saturday, February 09, 2013, drop-in 2–5 p.m.
Tickets: $6; $4 for Members; $2 for Children
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Kooky Cookie Creation!
Surrealism-inspired cookie decorating for the family
With icing as their medium and a cookie as their canvas, families can try their hand at automatic drawing, one of the surrealists' favorite artistic techniques. Let's see what happens when we leave the decorating to chance! This special event coincides with the Family Program Leave it to Chance: Surrealism 101 for the Family.

Tickets: $12 per participant (2 cookies, colorful icing, glass of milk)
Aspiring artists must reserve their Kooky Cookie in advance by calling 212.685.0008 ext. 589.
Saturday, February 9, 2013, 1–3 p.m.

Family programs are generously underwritten by Great Circle Foundation Inc.

Support for the Morgan's public programs is generously provided by the William Randolph Hearst Fund for Educational Programs, and by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Fund for Education and Technology.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.

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The programs of The Morgan Library & Museum are made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Background images: Photography by Todd Eberle unless otherwise noted. © 2006 Todd Eberle.