My Home Has Wings: Creating Visual Narratives with Papel Picado
April 27, 2019, 2:00 - 5:00PM

In conjunction with the exhibition My Home Has Wings / Mi Casa Tiene Alas at the Bronx Museum's Block Gallery, artist Blanka Amezkua will lead a workshop on papel picado, the paper-cutting tradition of her native Mexico. Having studied paper arts under the tutelage of Mexican folk artist Rene Mendoza, Amezkua will guide participants on developing intricate visual stories made from papel picado using the tools and techniques employed by highly skilled artisans.

 

My Home Has Wings
Papel Picado Workshop
Saturday, April 27
2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Block Gallery
80 White Street, 2nd Flr
New York NY 10013

RSVP required; tickets available via Eventbrite

 

Please note that due to the type of tools used in this workshop, this event is not suitable for children. 

 

AIM and The Block Gallery receive support from 80 White Street, the Jerome Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The New York Community Trust, William Talbott Hillman Foundation, Friends of AIM, and generous individuals. 

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Photo: Argenis Apolinario
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