Block Printing at Mingei for Family Sunday!

familysundaymingeiThe next Family Sunday at Mingei International Museum is from Noon to 4pm on October 16th, 2011. Those attending have the opportunity to participate in block printing, an ancient craft form from India, with Amisha Kirit Desai. Participants will be making their own blocks and dyes from vegetables and spices, in addition to working with traditional wooden printing blocks.

In addition to the craft project and other fun activities, a screening of one of the films from a series on the history of Mexico, produced by filmmaker, author and historian Hector Tajonar, will be shown at 2pm. The screening is included with admission. Below is a list of the film upcoming screening events:

Film Schedule:
October 16 — From Conquest to Revolution
November 20 — Living Heritage

For more information about Mingei’s Family Sunday, click the link below. We’ve truly enjoyed the Family Sunday’s we’ve attended, and you can’t beat $5 for the family! Perhaps we’ll see you there!

Website: Family Sunday at Mingei
Twitter: @MingeiMuseum
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