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History Play Date: Portraits of the Past

Saturday, June 21, 2014

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

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How did people take ‘selfies’ before cameras or smartphones? With a painted portrait, of course!

Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse for a special viewing of the 19th century portrait of Jacob Dyckman. Learn about the importance of portraits with a reading of the story Little Girl in a Red Dress. Young artists will then consider how they wish to be remembered and create a self-portrait.

Recommended for children age 6 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Reservations by email are required.


Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Dyckman House Museum
4881 Broadway at 204th Street
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Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

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(212) 304-9422

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