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SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF ART PLANS `EVENING FOR EDUCATORS’ SERIES

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The Springville Museum of Art and the Statewide Art Partnership are sponsoring an "Evening for Educators" program for the academic year 1996-97.

"Utah Multicultural Traditional Crafts" is the theme for the first event, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 North, and Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Utah Museum of Art on the University of Utah Campus.The multicultural events are a result of collaboration among the Utah Arts Council Folk Art Program, the Springville Museum of Art and the Utah Museum of Fine Art. Teachers, docents and the public are invited. Admission is free.

Workshops will feature an adapted tapa cloth classroom activity taught by Joseph Germaine and Joseph Ostraff, retablo making by Cassandra and Daniel Barney, batik making by Robyn Card, and relational teaching: A method of teaching multicultural students, presented by Willam Fox. Traditional South American flute music will be performed by Marcelino Tabango.

The "Evening for Educators" packets will provide a variety of information on crafts from making pinatas to Shoshone bead work. The packets are available for a suggested donation of $5.

The next Evening for Educators at the Springville Art Museum will be Nov. 13. Recertification credit is offered through the State Office of Education for teachers participating in this program.

For more information contact the Springville Museum of Art at 489-2727, or the Utah Museum of Fine Art at 581-3580.