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Family Day at the Saginaw Art Museum
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Date And Time
4/15/2017
1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM

Event Description:
Celebrate creativity this April with the Saginaw Art Museum's Family Day | Inkless Tessellation Printmaking! Historically, tessellations were used in Ancient Rome and in Islamic art as decorative geometric tiling, and in the twentieth century the work of M. C. Escher often made use of tessellations. However, in this workshop, participants will learn how to create inkless tessellation prints using accessible materials including plain paper, scissors, an exacto knife, crayons, tape, plastic sheeting, and water. The content of the tessellations will be left up to othe participant, allowing for diverse creations which may range from wallpaper-like designs to illusionistic compositions! This activity is provided free of charge to children ages 15 and under, and is free with regular admission for anyone over 15 ($3 for students or seniors; $5 for adults). Please note that the number of participants is capped at 20, and that young children must be accompanied by an adult. As such, RSVP's are encouraged, though not required. To do so, please contact Eric Birkle, Associate Curator of Arts & Education at ebirkle@saginawartmuseum.org. All art materials will be supplied by the museum. Certain materials may become hazardous if used improperly - always follow instructions given by staff leader. We hope to see you for an afternoon full of learning and fun.
Saginaw Art Museum

 

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1126 N Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602


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