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Kids Program: Arts in Motion

June 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - July 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Join artist Sydney Dietz as she leads kids through a series of movement exercises in the galleries and outdoors inspired by the artwork in The Hyde’s exhibitions. What is Arts in Motion? Kids are invited to join us for a four-day-long program to move their bodies through a series of creative movements, craft making, and outdoor exploration.

Age Group: 8 – 10 years old

Sessions Available:

  • Session 1: Tuesday, June 29 – Friday, July 2, 9 am – 12 pm
  • Session 2: Monday, July 12 – Thursday, July 15, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Session 3: Monday, July 19 – Thursday, July 22, 9 am – 12 pm


Day 1: Masterpieces and Mysteries

The Masterpieces and Mysteries exhibition on display questions whether some of the artwork purchased by The Hyde is genuine or fake. From watercolors by Winslow Homer to an ink sketch by Vincent Van Gogh, kids will have the opportunity to forge their favorite piece of art in the collection, trying out various mediums and expressing their artistic talents.

Day 2: Reflecting on 2020: New Sculpture by John Van Alstine

Kids take form (literally) to recreate John Van Alstine’s newest sculpture, focusing on shapes and the idea of motion.

Day 3 & 4: Summer Bomb Pop

Kids explore Summer Bomb Pop: Collections in Dialogue exhibition through vibrant watercolors, crafts, emotion, and creative movement.


$200 – one four-day session
$50 – single day registration


Meet Sydney!
Sydney Dietz is a rising senior at Skidmore College and is double majoring in Dance and Anthropology. She was born and raised in Vail, Colorado and established a love for the arts and education at a young age. Sydney has taught dance at her home studio since her sophomore year of high school and is a teaching assistant in the dance department and a Spanish tutor at Skidmore. When she’s not at school or working her dream internship at The Hyde, Sydney can be found swimming at Lake George, hiking, or on the hunt for the best breakfast spots in Saratoga. She’s recently been working to develop The Hyde Collection’s summer curriculum and is excited to begin teaching again and make these programs come alive!

Detail: Chuck Webster, (b. Binghamton, New York, 1970), Summer Bomb Pop, 2008, oil on panel, 60 x 48 x 2 in., Gift of Stefan Simchowitz , 2012.16.12


June 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am
July 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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The Hyde
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801 United States