Yonkers Community Art In Action | Egg Painting

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Saturday, April 11, 2020
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm


Description

Egg designs. Fun of discovering new techniques of egg painting and decorating.

Eastern European cultures, and particularly Slavic ones, also have a strong tradition of decorating eggs. Chicken, duck and goose eggs are decorated variously with batik dyeing, applique, scratch-work, wax encaustic and carving. The renowned Russian court artist and jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé made exquisitely decorated precious metal and gemstone eggs for the Romanovs. These Fabergé eggs resembled standard decorated eggs, but they were made from gold and precious stones.


 

Arts Alive Artist Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.

Space sponsor/provider: Philipse Manor Hall.

To learn more about programs offered by the Nowodworski Foundation, visit our website.

 



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
29 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, New York 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020
Times: 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: The Nowodworski Foundation
Presenter Phone: 914-965-4027
Presenter Website: sitenf.org/workshops/westchester-county/



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