This workshop focuses on connections with Chinese culture for the elementary classroom. Participants will investigate the Great Wall, silk and the life cycle of the silk worm, as well as the symbolism of dragons in Chinese culture; visit the special exhibition Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from Palace Museum, Beijing, and create painted silk wall decorations.
Cost: $38 (VMFA members $18)
Teacher Workshop: China: Silk, Dragons—and the Great Wall
with Mary Swezey, Fiber Artist, and Twyla Kitts, VMFA Teacher Programs Educator
Thu, Oct 30, 4:30 – 7 pm
Conference Room 1 & Forbidden City exhibition