Skip Navigation

Zoom programs presented by Joyce Raimondo, Education Coordinator, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, are made possible in part by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.


The programs are free, but registration is required.


Alexander Calder in his studio

Alexander Calder: Art of the Mobile Workshop

Tuesday, February 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Discover the mobiles of Alexander Calder — suspended forms that move with the flow of air. Then work alongside Joyce Raimondo to create your own mobile. Have supplies on hand: hanger, sticks, or other item from which to suspend objects, wire or string, materials to hang from your mobile such as paper cut outs, cardboard shapes, shells, or recycled objects.  Tools: scissors, or wire cutters if needed. 

Offered by Larchmont Library




Jackson Pollock at work on Autumn Rhythm: Number 30, 1950. Photograph by Hans Namuth

Pollock, Performance and Paint

Swoosh, splatter, smear! How can an artist paint and perform to a live performance at the same time? How can a person’s body be used as a paintbrush? Explore the impact of Jackson Pollock on future generations of groundbreaking performance artists.

Tuesday, February 13, 4:00 - 4:00 pm EST

Offered by East Hampton Library


Tuesday, February 20, 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Offered by Larchmont Library




Henri Matisse, Lovers, 1952

Art Lovers

A passionate embrace, a kiss, or the pain of loss. Explore the joys and sorrows of love through the eyes of great artists Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse and others. Then create an artwork that expresses your personal experience of love. Have paint or drawing supplies on hand.

Wednesday, February 14, 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST

Offered by Edith B. Ford Library


Thursday, February 15, 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST

Offered by Reed Memorial Library




Wassily Kandinsky, Squares with Concentric Circles, 1913

Shape Up!

Wednesday, February 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

How can a circle, square or a triangle  convey an emotion?  Explore how simple shapes  communicate ideas and feelings in abstract art.  Following, create an abstract work using bold shapes. Have a surface for your picture, and assorted colored papers, scissors, glue and paint supplies on hand. 

Offered by Rush Public Library




Igor Pantuhoff, Lee Krasner, 1931

Face It!: Pencil Drawing

Learn the basic of drawing the human head, face, and facial features. Understand universal proportions that will improve you ability to draw a portrait in one session. Supplies: pencil and paper.

Wednesday, February 21, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Offered by North Shore Public Library


Thursday, February 22, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Offered by Field Library






Frank Wimberley, Winkle, 2009

Make Your Mark

Thursday, February 22, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Splash, pour, scrape, swoosh. How can you apply paint in experimental ways to create dynamic emotional effects? Discover how modern artists make their marks with unconventional tools, followed by a painting project. Bring paint supplies and unusual painting tools such as sticks, forks, combs, rollers, sponges and anything else.

Offered by Cutchogue New Suffolk Library




Edgar Degas, Dancer in Green, 1877-79

Dance Into Art

Tuesday, February 27, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Explore how modern artists from Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and others capture the dynamism of dance in painting and sculpture. Then paint or draw a dance that inspires you in the style of your choice. Have paint or drawing supplies on hand.

Offered by East Hampton Library




Jackson Pollock, Composition with Pouring II, 1943

Composition Speaks

Wednesday, February 28, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Composition is the arrangement of the elements of art in a picture. Discover Pollock’s groundbreaking all over drip painting compositions and creative ways other modern artists arrange the art elements in abstract painting. Joyce will then guide you through exercises to sharpen your understanding of composition. Have on hand scissors and glue, several papers for your pictures and assorted papers to cut and glue.

Offered by Cutchogue New Suffolk Library



Tracing Paint

"Tracing Paint" available for download from Oculus and Viveport

Now you can experience Pollock and Krasner's working environment on your own Oculus Quest headset. Order "Tracing Paint," our award-winning virtual reality tour of the barn studio, from the Oculus Lab App Store Also available from Viveport for the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 headsets.