Back by popular demand! Learn to paint Zapotec design motifs with visiting artists from Oaxaca, Mexico. The father-son team of Ventura and Norberto Fabian continues the tradition of creating hand-carved and painted wooden figures known as alebrijes. This folk art is rooted in traditional aspects of rural village daily life and is now one of Mexico’s largest-selling craft industries. After learning about techniques and styles,] participants will select an original, small figure to paint and take home. Workshops will be taught in Spanish with translation to English.
Adults with children ages 9+ (Families must register at least one adult and one child for this program).
$40 members/$50 nonmembers (includes materials)
Register by Wednesday, October 22
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September 12 Maintaining Heritage Languages
September 14 Animated Tales for All
September 18 The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale
October 10 Molinillos and Chocolate in Contemporary Mexico
November 1 Day of the Dead Evening Celebration
November 2 Day of the Dead Family Celebration
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