Explore the ancient world of masks!
People have been making masks for thousands of years around the globe.
Made from a wide range of materials, masks have been used for a multitude of purposes including ritual, ceremony, celebration, entertainment, protection, disguise, sacred communication and storytelling.
Create your own mask inspired by the influences of mask making traditions around the world with a focus on Oceania, Africa, Asia, South America, Mexico, Italy, Native America and New Orleans.
Learn about the history, process and creation of mask making.
Create your mask using a variety of artistic techniques including drawing, sculpture, painting and mixed media techniques.
- Learn the history of mask making in various cultures.
- Learn mask making techniques.
- Learn how to use materials to make masks.
- Create two to three personal masks.
Who Should Take this Class?
- Beginning art students
- Intermediate or advanced art students who would like to explore mask making
- Anyone who would like to create a mask
- Class ID: 6431
- Instructor: Georgetta Gancarz
- When: 9 Wednesdays | 10/3/18-12/5/18 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
- Total Number of Hours: 20
- Where: Fine Arts Building - Room 405 | 801 E. Pine St., Seattle WA 98122
- Fee: $185
- Additional Notes: No class 11/21/18. Last class meets at the museum. Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required or suggested materials for this class.