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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Curricula-Folk Art of the Andes
    have participated in any celebrations What different kinds of celebrations are there What are some important elements of a celebration When do people wear masks What happens when someone puts on a mask Introduce the information presented in the previous pages regarding masks and celebrations in the Andes using visual aids if available Then pose the following questions If you were going to make a mask what character would you choose to be Would you be a devilish figure an animal a human or a made up character Why Procedure 1 Have each student hold the craft foam or board up to their face and point to their eyes Mark the position of each eye with a marker Then draw a shape around each eye It can be any kind of shape a circle square heart shape a human or animal eye shape or an invented shape 2 Fold the foam or board and clip inside each eye shape Insert the tip of the scissors and cut out the shape of each eye 3 Change the shape of the entire mask Once again it can be a conventional or invented shape Have students draw the shape of the mask trying to use most of the foam or board Scraps can be used to create additional shapes like horns beards big ears etc 4 Use the assorted materials and glue to decorate 5 Older students can make the masks 3 dimensional by cutting a diagonal line into the side of the mask and then overlapping the cut edges and stapling them together creating a small cup This is great for ears checks chins etc 6 Add raffia or string by punching holes into the masks and threading the materials through Tying knots and letting the extensions hang creates another effect Glue

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/eventsedu/education/andes/makeamask.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Curricula-Folk Art of the Andes
    2007 Mauldin Barbara ed CARNAVAL Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art and Seattle University of Washington Press 2004 Folk Art of the Andes Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art Museum of New Mexico Press 2011 Teachers Guides Mauldin Barbara Nancy Walkup CARNAVAL Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art and Crystal Productions 2004 Sullivan Laura Aurelia Gomez R ecycled Re Seen Folk Art from the Global Scrap Heap

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/eventsedu/education/andes/bibliography.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Events & Education : Day of The Dead Dia de Muertos
    the Spanish beliefs came to coexist with the indigenous beliefs as the numerous Catholic Saints joined the hierarchy of the gods After the conquest the mass conversion of the Mexika Aztecs and other native peoples to Catholicism was facilitated by combining the sites and ceremonies of indigenous culture with Spanish Colonial México One example of this cultural merging is the apparition of La Virgen de Guadalupe now the patron saint of México and a powerful icon in Hispanic culture Ten years after the conquest of México in 1531 on the hill of Tepeyac where a temple once stood to Tonantzin TOH Nan seen the Mexika Aztec earth goddess La Virgen de Guadalupe appeared before a native of a local village and requested a church be built in her honor he was the messenger to the Bishop Overall the legend was successful in fusing the brown skinned Nahuatl NA watl speaking goddess with the Christian Virgen Mary The first celebrations of All Souls Day on November 2nd in México were carried out when the very first relics arrived from Europe in the early 1530 s From that date during the next 300 years of the Spanish Colony people took relics made of bread or of sugar paste to be blessed on November 2nd seeking protection and blessings for the year This custom set the stage for the present day tradition of sugar skulls and the addition of little bones made out of dough to the traditional Spanish pan de animas now known as pan de muerto Death was also made into a public spectacle for elaborate and festive funerary rituals and processions in honor of the death of the king a member of the royal family the viceroy or an important member of the clergy Death as La Portentosa or La Reina Muerte was seated on top of an elaborate catafalque coffin stand built especially for the occasion as she presided over the funerary rituals Her presence was used as a means to remind all of the imminence of their own death as well as of her powers No one could ever escape her or her whims These official rites were performed in all of the cities and towns of La Nueva España and attendance was mandatory Post Colonial México Towards the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries Jose Guadalupe Posada 1852 1913 a master printer and lithographer reanimated the skeletal image of the benign Portentosa He gave her a humorous touch and his calavera images have become classic worldwide images associated with the Mexican traditions of Día de Muertos Posada used his calavera images as social commentary political satire and statements by asserting the very egalitarian principles that Mexicans attribute to death itself He tapped into the syncretic traditions and mindset of México Posada recognized the roots that lay in Pre Columbian culture as well as in the Spanish obsession death as a punishment from God His calaveras marked the standard of present day Día

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/eventsedu/education/muertos/history.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Events & Education : Day of The Dead Dia de Muertos,Make Papel Picado with scissors

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    Original URL path: /eventsedu/education/muertos/papelwithscissors.html (2016-02-12)


  • Events & Education : Day of The Dead Dia de Muertos, Papel Picado with a knife
    that all the sheets in the stack are firmly attached 2 Holding the art knife between your thumb and forefinger as you would a pencil begin to carefully cut through the multiple layers of paper removing the negative space portion of the design Remove the smallest portions of the design first and work from the center of the design outwards 3 When all of the negative space has been cut from the design cut the scallops on the outside edge and remove the staples which hold the multiple images together 4 Once you have completed your cutouts you will then glue them to a piece of string Lay your cut outs face down on a table in the order that you would like them to hang Make certain that the string fold is facing up Measure and cut the string so that it is about 4 feet longer than the length of your paper banners The best method is to stretch your string leaving a foot or more of spare string hanging down on both sides Take your glue stick and carefully swipe it down both sides of the interior of the string fold Holding both edges of the string

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/eventsedu/education/muertos/papelwithartknife.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Events & Education : Day of The Dead Dia de Muertos, Connections & Extensions, Papel Picado
    the paper and then tearing them to create a rustic or primitive look to the banners Investigate the use of dyes in paper production Create dyes using natural pigments such as ground minerals plant materials such as flower petals and even insects such as cochineal Use the natural dyes to color commercially produced or handmade paper Physical Education Create papel picado banners and flags to identify various sporting teams and activities Attach the banners and flags to poles posts and fences to create a festive look to field day activities practiced in many schools Music The essence of papel picado is the endless variety of designs cut into the paper Compare and contrast patterns of cut paper to musical patterns or rhythms in contemporary and traditional music Research the music performed in local areas of Mexico where papel picado is created to discover Correlations between cut paper patterns and musical rhythms found in regional music Create simple musical instruments to replicate those patterns Research any possible musical lore related to the production and use of papel picado Investigate the music performed during festivals and other celebrations in Mexico where papel picado is used as a popular form of decoration Create and perform simple dances using papel picado flags to help mark the musical rhythms Social Studies Research the history and use of paper in Mexico as the focus of a report Investigate the cultural impact of papel picado on the regions where it is produced and on areas to which the use of papel picado has been exported such as Hispanic neighborhoods in the United States Describe transcultural influences on the development of papel picado such as the synthesis of Mexican indigenous paper cutting traditions with those brought by the Spanish Discuss the decline or the continuing development of papel

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  • Events & Education : Day of The Dead Dia de Muertos

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    Original URL path: /eventsedu/education/muertos/vocabandbiblio.html (2016-02-12)


  • Hats in the Neutrogena Collection

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    Original URL path: /eventsedu/education/neutrogena/hats/bi.html (2016-02-12)




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