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Guatemalan Sawdust Carpet Art!

Presented by KID Museum at KID Musem at Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda MD

Jul 31, 2022

Guatemalan Sawdust Carpet Art!

Join artist Ubaldo Sanchez in making a colorful sawdust carpet!

Help create a colorful, collaborative Guatemalan sawdust carpet!

On Sunday, July 31, Guatemalan artist Ubaldo Sanchez will demonstrate the traditional art of sawdust carpet making (Alfombra de Aserrín) -- and invite KID Museum visitors of all ages to join in!

From 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sanchez will guide visitors through the steps of creating sawdust carpet art, from design to colorful completion. At the end of his visit, kids and adults will experience the ephemeral aspect of this artwork by destroying the sawdust carpet together. Watch this video to see

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ADMISSION INFO

$15/General Admission (ages 2 and up)

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Drop in any time. General Admission allows access to all KID Museum Sunday Open Explore activities, from 10am to 4pm. The sawdust carpet demonstration will run from 11am to 2pm. Suitable for ages 4-14.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • Watch how a sawdust carpet comes together!

LOCATION

KID Musem at Bethesda Metro Center

3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 140, Bethesda, MD 20814

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