Art a la Carte | Craft in America: Borders

Event Type Art à la Carte , Adults , Teens , Free Programs
Date calendar  Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Time clock  12:15pm - 1:15pm (1h)
Location Isabel Hall

FREE ADMISSION | 60 min. | BORDERS explores the relationships and influences that Mexican and American craft artists have on each other and our cultures. Artists and events featured include Ofelia Esparza, master altar-maker who teaches the meaning and history of the Day of the Dead celebration; master weaver Isaac Vásquez of Teotitlán del Valle, Mexico; American weaver Jim Bassler and potter Veralee Bassler; the colorful Guelaguetza parade in Los Angeles; and Chicago artist Kiff Slemmons who works with maestro Francisco Toledo at the Art Paper Workshop in Mexico. This episode confirms that art is a pathway for creativity and connections without borders.

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