Community Day: Diwali

History / Heritage - Fair/Festival

Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Worcester Art Museum is presenting a Diwali extravaganza in collaboration with The India Society of Worcester.

Schedule of Events:

Indian music and dance performances presented by India Society of Worcester (11am-1:30pm)

Learn how to drape a Sari presented by India Society of Worcester (10am-4:30pm)
-Snap a picture of yourself in a sari, or with your Mehndi body art.

Mehndi (Henna) with artist Noureen Sultana (10am-1pm)
-See how Mehndi (Henna) artists work and get henna body art of your own. Free. First come, first served.

Gallery Scavenger Hunt Activity (10am-4:30pm)

Art Making Activities (10am-4:30pm) including:
-Paper lanterns
-Paper Diyas
-Paper Sparklers
-Mandala Coloring Sheets

Public Tours, including:
-Family Tour (10:30)
-Zip Tour: WAM's statue:Seated Ganesha(1pm)
-A tour of the Indian Gallery with Asian Art Curator Vivian Li (2pm)
-Tour of the Month: The Art of Citizenship (2pm)
(Tours meet in the Lancaster Welcome Center)

Enjoy food from The Bollywood Grill of Shrewsbury.(Cash Only)

And Much More!

Don't forget! "Knights!" Closes Sunday, November, 6. Visit one final time, and experience one of our special programs:
-Wolfe Argent Demonstration (11:30am)
-Arming a Knight Demonstration (2pm)
-Touch Armor Art Cart in "Knights" Exhibition (10-11, 3-4pm)

Cost: Free with Museum Admission (Admission is free from 10am-12pm)

Woo Pass: Swipe for points!

Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler, Infant

Last Modified: November 4, 2016 at 8:33 AM


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