Making Masks Workshop for Kids

Cultures from around the world make masks, and in doing so, create an historical imprint on their lives. The history, purposes and varieties of masks from around the world will be explored while students engage in the fun business of making their own. Yarn, beads, oil, clay, feathers and acrylic paints are incorporated into the mask making process where creativity and individuality are incorporated into this Saturday afternoon workshop with artist and instructor Dawn Malosh.

The workshop will be held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, Maryland on October 22 from 1-4 p.m. Students ages 7-14 will learn artistic techniques in mask making with Malosh who is an experienced educator specializing in teaching art to young people. The deadline for registration is October 10. Class cost is $30 members, $37 non-members.

Malosh teaches art education at the Key School in Annapolis and has nearly two decades of experience in the art and environmental education field. She has worked at various environmental and learning conservation centers including the world famous Biosphere 2. Regionally she has partnered with Environmental Concern Inc., Pickering Creek Audubon, and Adkins Arboretum.

The Centre for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests, and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm, or by calling 410.758.2520, online at www.arts4u.info, or request via email at exhibit@arts4u.info. The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts by connecting artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at www.arts4u.info.

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