Dia de los Muertos 2019 Art Workshop Series

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS 2019 ART WORKSHOP SERIES PRESENTED BY ABIGAIL JANZEN

This year Arte Americas is proud to present their Artist in Residency, Central Valley artist Abigail Janzen. This was made possible by the California Arts Council, Artist’s in Community Grant. Through this grant, the artist will be curating the community outdoor ofrendas for our Dia de los Muertos celebrations for CalaGala 2019. The artist will be making decorations and providing community workshops inspired by the cultural significance of Dia de los Muertos onsite, as well as in Madera County, and Tulare County. Abigail has roots in Chihuahua, Puebla, and Atwater and has been an active volunteer and artist participant at Arte Americas since 2003.

* The workshops are FREE but you must sign up in person

Thursday, Oct. 17:  Wearable Cardboard Sugar Skull Masks - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

  • Using easily accessible items like cardboard, paper, and paint, participants will put together and decorate their own mask to take home and use for November 1st & November 2nd for Dia de los Muertos. All ages up to 25 participants for a 1-hour workshop. Youth 12 and under must have an adult participate with them for supervision safety. Childcare will not be provided.

Wednesday, Oct. 23:  Mini Shadow Box Altars - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

  • Participants will learn about traditional elements of the ofrenda in miniature size to take home with them. All ages, up to 25 participants for a 1-hour workshop. Youth 12 and under must have an adult participate with them for supervision safety. Childcare will not be provided.

Thursday, Oct. 24:  Sugar Skull Face Painting - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

  • This workshop will offer participants a chance to learn how to do their own face painting in the style of sugar skulls in preparation for November 1st & 2nd celebrations for Dia de los Muertos. up to 25 participants for a 1-hour workshop. Youth 12 and under must have an adult participate with them for supervision safety. Childcare will not be provided.
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Starts: October 17, 2019

Occurs:
10/17/2019 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10/23/2019 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10/24/2019 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission: Free

Location: Madera Arts Council & Circle Gallery
424 N. Gateway Drive, Madera, CA 93637

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Phone: (559) 661-7005

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