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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

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.