Czech Crafting Classes with Daniela Mahoney

June 28, 2019 - June 29, 2019
Recurring daily
Czech Cultural Center Houston (Czech Center Museum...
4920 San Jacinto | Houston, TX 77004
Times: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Admission: $18 per class
Area of Town: Museum District

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019

10 AM - 12 NOON

Flameless egg decorating (blue ink method and straw/decorative ribbon application). Each participant will complete 4 eggs and learn about Czech Easter customs and traditions.

2 PM - 4 PM

Participants will learn how to make Angels and lace like stars from Czech hollowed beads. This class is a sequence to the class taught last year with a new twist!

Lecture 6 PM till 8 PM

History of Glass industry in Northern Bohemia


10 AM - 12 NOON

Make your own jewelry from Czech beads (one necklace and two bracelets). Participants will learn about the history of glass bead making in Northern Bohemia.

2PM - 4 PM

Traditional doll making: Participants will learn how to make dolls from fiber materials and dress them up with ribbons to replicate Czech and Slovak traditional costumes. This workshop also provides a short lecture about the history of traditional costumes in Czech lands and Slovakia. Participants will be able to view original costumes in the Museum's collection before or after the workshop.

Lecture 6 PM till 8 PM Czech holidays and seasonal crafts