Lithuanian Folk Art Workshop at the Mattatuck Museum

The Mattatuck Museum is presenting a Lithuanian Folk Art workshop that is being led by Senior Museum Educator, Valerie Rodgers, on Wednesday, May 4 at 11:00 a.m. Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum in the lots on Park Place.

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This workshop celebrates the rich cultural legacy of this Baltic country. Margučiai is the Lithuanian art of egg decorating which uses a wax-resist method to reveal intricate designs on colored eggs. Participants will learn the art of creating these beautiful eggs. The workshop doesn’t require any prior experience and best of all,everything that you need to create the eggs will be provided by the museum.

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The cost for this workshop is $5 for Museum Members and $10 for Non-Members and there is no charge for B.R.A.S.S. members. Registration is greatly appreciated by contacting the museum at (203) 753-0381 x 130.

For more area information www.litchfieldhills.com

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