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Russian Matryoshka Nested Doll Painting

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Name: Russian Matryoshka Nested Doll Painting
Date: 03/22/2014 to 03/22/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: please call for more details
Days: Sat
Venue: Kensington Public Library
Address: 126 Amesbury Road Kensington, NH
Phone: Marina Forbes at 603 332-2255
Email: marina@anylanguage.org
Website: MarinaForbes.com

Russian Matryoshka Nested Doll Painting for the whole family: Storytelling and Hands-on Workshop with Marina Forbes

Russian Artist Russian Matryoshka Nested Doll Painting for the whole family Storytelling and Hands-on Workshop with Marina Forbes, Russian Artist Traditional Russian artist and lecturer, Marina Forbes, will offer a unique workshop on the rich Russian folk tradition of Matryoshka (wooden nested doll) painting. The workshop is scheduled at the Kensington Public Library in Kensington, NH on Saturday, March 22 from 11am to 1pm and is open to adults, teens and families with children 6 and up. It is a great opportunity for adults and families to work together and learn about Russian crafts and culture. Participants will hear the story of the Matryoshka doll and will learn about her traditional Russian dress and customs. Traditional Russian painting techniques and floral and berry designs are also introduced. The goal is to produce a finished piece of Russian folk art on wood. Students can work on 7-piece, 5-piece, 3-piece or 1-piece matryoshka sets. Throughout the workshop, students will be listening to traditional Russian music, and, during a brief break from the painting, there will be a demonstration of a few steps from a traditional Russian "matryoshka dance." To pre-register please contact the Kensington Public Library at (603) 772-5022 or for more information please contact Marina Forbes by phone at (603) 332-2255 or by e-mail at marina@anylanguage.org, please visit MarinaForbes.com

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