Decorative Painting on Paper Maché Workshop, Saturday, April 8

For Immediate Release
Date: March 2, 2017
Contact: Sydney L. Loftus, Executive Director

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Decorative Painting on Paper Maché Workshop at the Madison County Historical Society on April 8, 2017.

Join us for the Decorative Painting on Paper Maché Workshop on Saturday, April 8 from 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. The paper maché basket-toting bunny form participants will be decoratively painting is quite similar to the paper maché animal forms used for both play and display purposes by children and adults during the Victorian Era. Paper Maché (papier maché) literally means “chewed paper” in French. It refers to the art of layering or soaking paper pieces in an adhesive, which, when built up sufficiently over an armature or mold and dried, resulting in sturdy objects for decorative and utilitarian purposes.

 Artist, Educator, Pamela Vogan Lynch will lead this workshop. Mrs. Lynch is a professional artist and retired Director of Art for the Oneida City School District with 35 years of experience in art education. The workshop will be held at the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday April 8 from 9:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $16. Space is limited, so please call to register.  All materials will be provided. This workshop is for adults and children aged 10 years and up.  In true Victorian fashion, tea and cookies will be served. For more information please contact MCHS at 315-363-4136, 315-361-9735, or history@mchs1900.org.The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida.  The society continues to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance Madison County’s heritage. The historical society’s headquarters are housed in an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.