Saturday, April 24, 2010
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Come celebrate the colors, sights, and sounds of Asia. Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands! Create artwork inspired by ancient traditions and learn amazing techniques from local artists.
11:00 a.m., Spilling Ink
performing Katha: Tales from India
1:00 p.m., Hua Sha Chinese Dance Center
performing Traditional Chinese Dances
3:00 p.m., GRAND FINALE: Taikoza
, performing Japanese Drumming
Special Guests Throughout the Day
10-3 p.m., Stephen Parlato
, providing demonstrations from his book, Dragons Love
10-3 p.m., Deborah Quirk
provides Yoga demonstrations
12-3 p.m., Shizumi
, providing hands-on demonstrations of Japanese origami and costume
12-3 p.m., Priya DasSarma
, providing Indian sari demonstrations
Art Activities and More
10-3 p.m., Scale a Dragon
collaborative art activity
10-4 p.m., Indian and Tibetan inspired Sand Paintings
and Chinese inspired Calligraphy Brush Painting
10-4 p.m., Seek, Find, & Pose activity
10-3 p.m., Early Childhood Area
in collaboration with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, inspired by One Leaf Rides the Wind
Special Exhibitions and Launch of Asian Art Family Guide
10-5 p.m., Crossing Borders
, Photographs and poetry by Patterson High School, Refugee Youth Program students during a 6-week VisionWorkshops program
10-5 p.m., Japanese Cloisonne Enamels
from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection
10-5 p.m., Pick up a copy of the new Asian Art Family Guide
For more information, contact 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or email@example.com.
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FREE Asian Spring Family Festival
Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands!
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum
Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.
The Art of Ancient Hairdressing
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
See ancient sculpture in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. Find out how ancient Greeks and Romans created their elaborate and beautiful hairstyles without hairspray, bobby pins, or even shampoo!
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Pop-Up Book-making Workshop with Paul Johnson
Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Have you even been intrigued by “pop-up” books? Did you know that today’s pop-up books and movable toy theaters trace their origins back more than one hundred and fifty years? In this workshop you’ll make your own pop-up toy theater. The workshop for adults will be led by Paul Johnson, one of the U.K.’s most distinguished paper engineers. Registration fee includes materials. Register online for this event.