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U.Va. Art Museum Holds Folk Art Family Workshop On Sunday. Oct. 7

September 18, 2001--

WHO: University of Virginia Art Museum

WHAT: Folk Art Family Workshop -- "Through My Eyes: Regarding the Disregarded." For ages 4 through high school.

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: University of Virginia Art Museum, Rugby Road, Charlottesville

A folk art family workshop, "Through My Eyes: Regarding the Disregarded," will be held at the University of Virginia Art Museum on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. The program was organized in conjunction with the "Singular Visions: Folk Art from Charlottesville Collections" special exhibition, on view Oct. 5 through Dec. 2. The workshop is free and is suitable for ages 4 through high school.

At different activity stations, participants will apply a variety of folk art practices, such as painting on paper bags, wood, and cardboard, drawing with mud and chalk, making wood assemblages, and constructing animal sculptures. In addition, student docents will conduct tours of the folk art show and lead storytelling periods. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

The workshop is sponsored by the Young Friends of the University of Virginia Art Museum under the direction of Jennifer van Winkle, program coordinator. For more information, call the Museum Education office at (434) 924-7458.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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