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Saturday Art Workshop –– with a Gallery Hanging at Gowanus Open Studios!

  • Curious Jane 400 3rd Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11215 United States (map)

Sign-Up for a Saturday Workshop to Create an Original Art Piece and Show It at Gowanus Open Studios!

Get ready for your daughter’s first art show! She can join us for a one-day workshop on October 7 *or* 14, and will work to create an original piece of artwork that will be shown at Curious Jane during Gowanus Open Studios (Sat/Sun Oct 21/22).

With the creative guidance of our wonderful instructors, Hannah and Liz, each girl will create two self-portraits that respond to the theme:

Let yourself be seen. Setting Intentions + Dreams for the Future.

We will frame the pieces for showcasing after the workshop day and then display for both days of the Open Studios! Come visit to see the pieces with friends and family.

• For girls in 3rd – 5th grades and 6th – 8th grades (grouped by age)
• Limited to 10 girls per workshop
• Two Saturday options: October 7 *or* 14
• 10am – 2:30pm (please bring a nut-free lunch and water bottle)
• At our Gowanus Workspace (400 3rd Ave, corner of 6th St, Brooklyn)
• $25 to cover supplies


HANNAH SHERMAN is a Brooklyn-based licensed social worker who is passionate about supporting others in healing and growth through integrative psychotherapy and mind-body work. As a children’s yoga and mindfulness teacher, she works to help young people use their bodies and minds as tools to navigate their own experience of the world with curiosity and compassion. Having always honored a holistic lens towards wellbeing, she is deeply passionate about supporting children in establishing a positive connection to their bodies and feeling empowered by their minds. She's inspired by feminism, creative communities, and human connection. For more information about her offerings, visit You can find her on Instagram at @sproutingbodiesandminds.

ELIZABETH OLEAR is a Multimedia Artist and Teaching Artist. She believes art is an undeniably powerful tool for healing, collaboration, and positive vulnerability. These have become core themes in both her creative and teaching practice. Currently Elizabeth teaches with Marquis Studios and is focusing on her Performance Art while getting ready to begin her training in Community Word Project’s Teaching Artist Project program.

Elizabeth’s Aura Portraits are here for sale and you can check out more of her work at