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2. Afternoons: 12:30 - 3:45pm

in *Passport to Brazil, July 15-19 (Ages 9-12)

Carnaval Costumes & Stilts

$250
Calendar Jul 15, 2024 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

MIXED MEDIA: Brazilian Carnaval Costumes (12:30pm)
The Rio de Janeiro Carnaval in southeastern Brazil is an annual celebration held before Easter. People dress in colorful costumes and balance huge headpieces on their heads as they walk the streets playing music and dancing. Join artist Julie Boada and make a colorful, flamboyant headpiece out of reuse items, feathers, and more, plus a costume to wear in our Carnaval parade. 

STILT-WALKING: High Above the Crowd (12:30pm)
No parade is a parade without stilt-walkers! This ancient art, found in African culture, came to South America and is part of the Brazilian Carnaval procession. Learn how to balance and walk tall on stilts high above the crowd in the Carnaval parade with artists Gustavo Boada and Angie Courchaine

For ages 9 – 12.

Payment plan available: $150 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.00, paid weekly.

Construction Arts & Music

$250
Calendar Jul 15, 2024 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

CONSTRUCTION ARTS: Carnaval Parade Float (12:30pm)
Work with artist Tara Fahey to create your own parade float in miniature for our Brazilian Carnaval celebration. Starting with a cardboard box, create a vehicle with moving wheels for your float. Add some paint, a bit of colored paper, and natural materials. Your float is ready to join the parade! 

MUSIC: Brazilian Drumming (2:15pm)
The drum sets the beat for any Carnaval procession. Work with Batucada Do Norte’s own Tim O’Keefe to learn the rhythms of the drum that lead the Carnaval celebration. Then perform on your own drum and other percussion to open our Carnaval celebration. 

For ages 9 – 12.

Full Course

Landscape Architecture & Stilts

$250
Calendar Jul 15, 2024 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: Design Your Own Art Park (12:30pm)
Did you know that a garden could be a work of art? Brazilian artist Roberto Brule Marx was a master of creating outdoor arts experiences through flowers, foliage and sculptures. Learn all about his ingenious designs, which were created for music, laughter and fun. Then work with artist Laurie Witzkowski to design your own botanical space and create a miniature version of it. 

STILT-WALKING: High Above the Crowd (2:15pm)
No parade is a parade without stilt-walkers! This ancient art, found in African culture, came to South America and is part of the Brazilian Carnaval procession. Learn how to balance and walk tall on stilts high above the crowd in the Carnaval parade with artists Gustavo Boada and Angie Courchaine. 

For ages 9 – 12.

Full Course




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