Adult Education Series – Learn the Art of Ukrainian Egg Decorating

Come celebrate the spring at Monmouth University with this unique opportunity to learn the seasonal ancient art known as Pysanky. Pysanky, also known as Ukrainian eggs, is an ancient folk tradition that has been passed down for thousands of years. This meditative and communal experience is unlike any other art process, and for many, this workshop marks the beginning of a springtime family tradition that can be passed on and enjoyed for years to come. This tutorial will cover the history and traditions surrounding Pysanky, a demonstration, and an independent practice session. The instructor will provide a variety of eggs, dyes, and tools. Participants will turn real eggs into works of art using a wax-resist method similar to batik. A great deal of patience and concentration is required to complete a single egg, but it is very rewarding to reveal your hard work when the wax layers are taken off. In-person attendance will be extremely limited.

Price: General Admission: USD 50.00

Category: Arts | Visual Arts

Date and Time: Thursday, March 21, 2024, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Venue details: Pollak Theater, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, New Jersey, 07764, United States

Event Link: http://go.evvnt.com/2224866-0?pid=2423

Date

Mar 21 2024

Time

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cost

$50.00
Category

Organizer

Monmouth University Center for the Arts
Phone
(732) 263-6889
Email
askarts@monmouth.edu

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