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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019 | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
807 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

All events are held at the Trust Arts Education Center (807 Liberty Ave.) unless otherwise noted

All workshops are free, but pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register at trustarts.org/education.

10:00 a.m. –10:30 a.m. (3 – 4 yr. olds) AND 11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. (5 – 6 yr. olds): Dance Days: Afro-Caribbean Beats

Our youngest artists can dance their cares away, as they explore how to maintain a steady beat, perform call and response, and develop their own moves all inspired by Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

 

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (For all ages; participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult): Sketch Crawl in Katz Plaza (meet at the corner of Penn Ave and 7th St.)
Guided by one of the Trust’s talented teaching artists, you will go on an art-filled journey through the Cultural District, stopping and sketching in response to what you see all along the way. Bring a sketch-book, your favorite drawing medium, and a chair.

 

1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. (6th – 8th grade): Magnificent Mega Masks
Working with fluted cardboard, you will fold, roll, shape, and cut your way to creating an original large-scale mask inspired by global designs and iconography.

 

5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. (age 18+): Anything but Clothes Costume-Making
What does bubble wrap, duct tape, and swim noodles all have in common? They are just some of the fun, fantastic supplies you might use when you create an original costume that will most certainly be anything but clothes.

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