Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019. 9:14 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The Museum of Belize is continuing its annual Summer Arts Program on Monday, July 15, with its first lesson on making art using bamboo.
The free art class, catering to children ages 8-12 years, will be held at the Museum in Belize City, where children will learn how to make bamboo wind chimes and animal shapes along with Belizean artisan Susano Blanco from Orange Walk. the sessions will run from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, from the 15th to the 19th.
Sherlene Valentine research and education officer for the Museum of Belize explained that children will leave the sessions with a new skill and an appreciation for the effort that goes into crafting works
of art from bamboo.
The summer arts program continues on July 29 with “Kriol Drum Making Part 2” which will run up to August 1.
The Museum o Belize has been holding the arts sessions for about eight years and started off this year’s sessions with “Coconut Art Part 2”
taught by Belizean artisan Sharondale Humes.
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