Adult Folk Art Workshops

Adult Folk Art Workshops 2023 – 2024

Explore the museum’s Mexican & Latin American Folk Art Collection through engaging workshops. Participants will get inspired with a private viewing of select objects from the collection, followed by traditional art making. Registration includes admission so participants may visit the museum after the workshop.

$20 per Participant ($15 for IMAS Members)

Spaces are limited. Advanced registration encouraged.

Workshop Time:
2:00-4:00 PM

Workshop registration opens 4 weeks prior to the workshop date at
Advanced registration is recommended as spots are limited. Spots are not eligible for refunds, credits, or substitutions.

Papel Picado Printmaking at IMAS

Papel Picado Printmaking

Sunday, October 22, 2023
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate Día de los Muertos this year and create festive prints that mimic the vibrant decorative craft of Papel Picado. Participants will take a tour of the Mexican & Latin American Folk-Art Exhibit and see examples of Papel Picado from the IMAS Vault as they create prints of their own papel picado designs.

Ojo de Dios at IMAS

Ojo de Dios

Saturday, November 19, 2023
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Explore the beautiful art of Ojo de Dios or God’s eye and the significance it represents in Mexican culture. In this workshop participants will get a deeper look into these woven objects in the permanent collection as they create their own Ojo de Dios.

Mexican Masks

Sunday, February 18, 2024
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Learn about the long history of Mask Masking in Mexico from present-day folk-art masks in the IMAS permanent collection to masks made in Jade during the Olmec period. Participants will view a selection of masks from the permanent collection and create their own mask with Papier Mache.

Mexican and Latin American Folk Art

Yarn Painting

Sunday, March 24, 2024
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Take a tour of the Mexican & Latin American Folk-Art Exhibit and create a colorful and intricate yarn painting as you learn more about the symbolism and significance the art form holds to the Wixárika people of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range.