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Day of the Dead: Artsy Altars and Sugar Skull Face Painting


Instructor: Catlin Nell and Lucia Earle, ages 9-13, $135

It's August, and autumn is around the corner!  Every year on November 1st and 2nd, Dia de los Muertos is held as a celebration of our ancestors and our loved ones that have passed on.  It is a happy holiday in which many people all over the world get dressed up, paint their faces like skulls and tell stories about their grandmothers and grandfathers.  This workshop will be an opportunity to prepare your costume for this holiday, learn how to use face paint, and create an artsy altar in memory of someone special.  We will make and decorate sugar skulls that can be used with our altars.  Additionally, we will delve into the study of skeletons by examining and drawing from posters and picture books using vivid colors that capture this expressive holiday!

Earlier Event: July 31
Expressing the Human Figure
Later Event: August 7
Puppet Making