Spring 2013 Saturday Family Workshop Schedule
Looking for something fun to do with your family on the weekend? Come join us at the University Museum for educational family activities reflecting our current exhibitions. Workshops are free and open to the public. Supplies are limited and workshops are on a first come, first-served basis. Registration is not required unless you plan to bring 8 or more people.
February 23: Make a Maya hat.
Design a hat inspired by the traditional Tzotzil-Maya style.
March 2: Create your own bookmark.
Make a bookmark using traditional Maya designs and symbols.
March 9: Ojibwa moss bag
Create a "moss bag" for cradleboards, inspired by the Ojibwa tradition.
Ms. LaToya Johnson, Miss Native American NMSU, will be making a presentation about Navajo cradleboards in conjunction with the workshop.
March 16: Make a Chiapas string bag.
Create and design a string bag using traditional Maya designs and symbols.
March 23: Make a Fabergé egg.
Decorate an egg using your own creative designs and techniques.
March 30: No workshop.
April 6: No workshop.
Guest lecture by Bill Jungels at 2pm
April 13: No workshop.
Join us for the American Indian Week finale from 10am to 4pm!
April 20: Make your own "moccasins".
Design your own moccasins, inspired by American Indian traditions.
April 27: Make a Maya belt.
Create and design your own belt using Chiapas symbols.
May 4: Papel picado
Create vibrant tissue paper flowers and celebrate Cinco de Mayo!
Family Workshops are held Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Weather permitting, workshops are held outside in the Museum courtyard. Please call (575) 646-5161 for more information.