Free Writing Workshops at the Menil Collection: January 25, 2014

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January 15, 2014 by WITS Editor

Instructor Kent Shaw invites campers to consider a Cy Twombly painting during a Writers In The Schools Summer Camp trip to the Menil Collection. The children used artworks on display as a startinAs part of the Houston Museum Experience extravaganza, Writers in the Schools (WITS) will host two free 30-minute writing workshops at the Menil Collection on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 12:00 noon and at 12:30 PM.

Bring the whole family and stay for a child-friendly Tai Chi class at the Rothko Chapel at 1 PM, a musical performance by Da Camera Young Artists at 2 PM, and afternoon performances by Prokofiev’s Quintet for strings and wind at the Houston Center for Photography.


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