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History in the Making: Papel Picado Now! - Master Class

University City Arts League

Saturday, October 22, 2016
University City Arts League 4226 Spruce Street PhiladelphiaPA  19104
Saturday, October 22, 2016
University City Arts League 4226 Spruce Street PhiladelphiaPA  19104

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What's Included

History in the Making: Papel Picado Now! Do you want to learn the fundamentals of creating a Powerful Message in art? In this workshop we will design and hand cut powerful messages using techniques found in the traditional Mexican folk art called, Papel Picado. The results? Colorful works of positive political activism just in time for the 2016 presidential election. Attendees will collaborate and cut designs into larger-than-life Papel Picado that will hang adjacent to University City Arts League! Arts educators, artists, paper cutters, Latinxs, PoC, activists, Papel Picado aficionados, change makers and everyone in between is welcome! Join us for a fun intersection of artistic expression, cultural preservation, and political agency. The master class is from 2-4 pm and will have a limited enrollment of 12 people, and payment is sliding scale.

About This Organizer

The University City Arts League (UCAL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and cultural enrichment in the arts. UCAL serves people of all ages in our diverse community.

We have two primary goals:

-To provide a venue for people of diverse backgrounds to experience the arts
-To encourage and support the development of the arts

We pursue these goals through classes, exhibits, performances and special events, giving particular attention to emerging and local artists.

Organizer Info

  • University City Arts League

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University City Arts League 4226 Spruce Street PhiladelphiaPA  19104
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