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Learning Through Art’s exhibit A Year with Children 2018 is currently on display at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum through June 13.

The annual presentation, now in its 47th year, showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six who participated in Learning Through Art during the 2017–18 school year. More than 100 creative and imaginative works — including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, sculpture — and prints will be on display.

Participating schools include PS 86 (Kingsbridge Heights); PS 8 (Brooklyn Heights) and PS 9 (Prospect Heights); PS 28 (Washington Heights), PS 38 and PS 375/Mosaic Preparatory Academy (East Harlem); PS 88 (Ridgewood), PS 130 (Bayside), PS 144 (Rego Park), and PS 317 (Rockaway Park); and PS 48 (Grasmere).

Thirteen teaching artists facilitated 16 residencies in 11 New York City public schools, working closely with classroom teachers to develop projects that promote visual literacy while exploring and making connections with ideas and themes related to the school’s curriculum.

The program immerses students in the creative process and studied modernist artworks on view from the Thannhauser Collection and an exhibition of sculptures by Constantin Brancusi.

Learning Through Art’s A Year with Children 2018, daily, 10 am to 5 pm. Free with general admission, no reservations required. Suitable for all ages.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum [1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th Street on the Upper East Side, (212) 423–3500, www.guggenheim.org].

Updated 5:06 pm, July 9, 2018
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