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Sunday, March 29, 1998
1:30 PM—3:30 PM

Captured Moments: A View of Family

Family Art Workshop at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Join California Indian artist L. Frank Manriquez in creating dioramas, collages, or treasure chests using family photos and other mini-memorabilia from your personal collection. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required. Class limited to 30 participants. For reservations and further information please call 805.682.4711 ext. 312.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Sunday, March 1, 1998
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Hinamatsuri Celebration

Join us in a celebration of girls! Have fun playing games, learning how to wear kimonos, making origami dolls, and enjoying storytelling. Bring your favorite doll to add to the Museum’s volunteer and staff doll exhibit. Storyteller, Megumi will thrill you with Japanese folktales “Kaguyahime,” “Tsuru no Ongaeshi,” and the “Girl Who Loved Caterpillars.”

Children of all ages and adults are welcome. Reservations suggested by Feb. 22. Free with Museum admission.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Sunday, February 22, 1998
2:00 PM—4:30 PM

The Art of Native American Basketry

Family Art Workshop

At the Skirball Cultural Center

Apache/Blackfoot artist and educator Rose Figueroa will introduce families to the craft, uses, and importance of basket making in Native American culture. Participants will make a wicker-style basket using reeds the artist hand dyes herself with natural materials. Reservations recommended. Free with Museum admission. For reservations and further information please call 310.440.4647.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Saturday, February 21, 1998
2:00 PM—3:00 PM

Fables and Families

Interactive Storytelling Featuring

Writers from the David Henry Hwang Writers Institute will read their own works-in-progress ranging from family life to fantasy. They will also lead the audience in a round of storytelling exercises designed to generate family tales and fun fables. Participation in the writing games is open to anyone ages 7 through adult. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required by February 17. Limited seating.

Sunday, February 8, 1998
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Memory Candles

Family Art Workshop

Remembering and honoring your ancestors is an important part of building a strong personal and community life. Join artist Tony Osumi in creating and decorating your own eight-inch divinity candles with family photos and written memories of family members who have passed away. All are encouraged to bring family photos, letters and any written text that brings memories of a relative. Reservations recommended. Free with Museum admission.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Thursday, January 8, 1998
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Collagraphy: Handpressed Monotype Collage

Family Tour & Art FUNshop

Featuring: Silivia J.K. Simmons

Please join us for a Family Tour of the current exhibit where we will explore the world of abstract art. Following this tour will be a hands-on art FUNshop making a mono-print collage to take home. We will use a Plexiglas plate with acrylic paint on rice paper to make prints. Fun for the entire family. Free with Museum admission. Reservations suggested. Limited space.

 

 

 

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