Upcoming Events

May 2018

Workshop: Making of Carved Gourds

  • Date: May 12, 2018
  • Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Price: $45
  • Event Type: Workshop
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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

FREE Art Talk with Tito Medina

  • Date: May 12, 2018
  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Event Type: Art Talk
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Life in the Andes Mountains will make its way to Oak Cliff on May 12, when internationally renowned gourd carver Tito Medina takes the stage of our Art Talks series! Tito’s detailed carvings on dried gourds reflect testimonies of daily life in the Peruvian Andes, vicariously taking you to the region’s landscapes, harvests, celebrations and culture, as his family has done for five generations. His dedication to preserving and conveying the region’s traditions through the “mates burilados” artisanal craft recently earned Tito a certificate of excellence by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture. Join us to learn his unique story as a fourth-generation gourd artisan. RSVP now for this rich cultural experience!

Schedule of Events
11:00 a.m. – Reception
11:30 a.m. – Art Talk presentation by Tito Medina
12:30 p.m. – Meet & Greet

If you’re interested in a separate, hands-on workshop – the Making of Carved Gourds, buy your ticket at this link: https://bit.ly/2GWSFzB.

369 W. Jefferson Blvd., Oak Cliff, TX 75208

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