A Peoria Park District Facility

Celebrate Peoria: Art Party

When:
April 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Cost:
Free with museum admission or membership

Celebrate Peoria: Art Party
April 7, 2019 | 12–3PM
Free with museum admission or membership

Explore and be inspired by the beauty of art across the globe. Experience traditional and contemporary art from different cultures, and make your own artistic creations based on work by artists from China, Ghana, India, and more.

Activities include:

  • Decorate your own mini piñatas
  • Create a sand rangoli (Hindu sand art)
  • Use your artistic skills to do a traditional Chinese brush painting
  • Make a print with adinkra (a symbolic stamp from Ghana)
  • Try Arabic and Chinese calligraphy techniques
  • Learn about how Hindus and Muslims use art very differently in their houses of worship

Thank you to our partners: Peoria Chinese Association, Hindu Temple of Central Illinois, Islamic Center of Peoria, and Islamic Foundation of Peoria

Peoria Chinese Association will be selling small and large fans with personalized messages. If you’re interested, please bring cash!

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum