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Hungarian Folk Arts Event at Pelham Art Center!

Date/Time

Mar 16, 2014
01:30 PM

Description

 

New!  Hungarian Folk Arts Event at Pelham Art Center!

Listen to Traditional Music

Watch Traditional Dancers

&

Participate in a Hungarian Egg Decorating Workshop

Free and open to all ages!

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

 

As part of our Folk Arts Series and in partnership with Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center, New York, come celebrate Hungarian National Day on Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 1:30-3:30pm at Pelham Art Center.  Listen to a live band and watch traditional Hungarian dancers!  Learn the traditional Hungarian art form of egg decoration in a hands-on art-making workshop. This colorful, culture-rich event is free and open to the public. Join us to learn more about the Folk Arts of Hungary!

 

Hungarian National Day is celebrated annually on March 15th to recognize the Revolution of 1848, which led to the independence of the Hungarian Kingdom from the Austrian Empire.  Festivities typically include music and dance. At Pelham Art Center, we will also include an egg decorating workshop. Traditionally, Hungarian egg decoration is achieved using a variety of techniques including etching, direct painting, and the most widely known folk art method of wax resist. 


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Pelham Art Center   155 Fifth Avenue   Pelham, NY 10803   914-738-2525   info@pelhamartcenter.org

Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 10–5pm; Saturday, 10–4pm

Directions: Located 5 blocks from the Hutchinson Parkway exit 12 and 2 blocks from the Metro North Pelham stop


 

These events and programs are made possible, in part, by the ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government. Pelham Art Center also receives funding from: New York State Council on the Arts, A State Agency; Westchester Jewish Community Services; hibu; Nurses Network of America; Town of Pelham; New Rochelle Campership Fund; Bistro Rollin; Robin’s Art+Giving; Nycon; Junior League of Pelham, Prospect Hill Lunchtime Enrichment; Mark Link Insurance; Broadway Electric, Owen Berkowitz; Members; and Annual Fund Donors.

 

Cost

free

Location

View map Pelham Art Center
155 5th Avenue
Pelham, NY

Additional Information

Neighborhood:

Pelham

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