Workshop: Making of Carved Gourds
- Date: May 12, 2018
- Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Price: $45
- Event Type: Workshop
Put your carving skills to the test to create a personalized gourd using artisanal techniques originated in the Andes! UNESCO renowned gourd artisan Tito Medina will guide you through the process of the “mates burilados” art form, enabling your work to resemble the detailed gourd carvings celebrating daily life in the Peurvian Andes. In addition to Tito’s expert instruction and shared carving tools, the $45 fee/person includes a dried gourd awaiting your customization! Buy your tickets now—seats are limited!
We encourage you to join us for our FREE Art Talks series before the workshop to learn the cultural history and success behind Tito’s designs leading to recognition by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture. To RSVP for this separate, complimentary event, visit: https://bit.ly/2HiIZyR