Día de los Muertos: Paper Maché Sculpture

This is a free workshop presented as part of Fleisher’s Día de los Muertos celebration. In this workshop, students will work with artist Ana Palma to create the paper maché sculptures that will be used in the Día de los Muertos procession on October 29.

About the celebration:
Join Fleisher and the official Día de los Muertos committee Calaca Flaca (Skinny Skeleton) in November as we hold our fifth Día de los Muertos celebration. With a theme of the Mayan Afterworld, it begins with a series of workshops focused on the traditional Mexican holiday and concludes with two altar celebrations, a vigil, and a procession through South Philadelphia. Learn more … 

Required Supplies

  • Back support belt / Faja de soporte

    Suppliers / Suplidores:

    • http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-Medium-Back-Support-in-Black-HD668607/202311445
    • https://www.lowes.com/pd/AWP-Small-Polyester-Hook-n-Loop-Back-Support/50170187
    • or similar
  • Colorful patterns fabric (6 yards) / Tela Colorida (6 yardas)

    Suppliers / Suplidores:

    • Jomar
    • Fabric row stores (4th St)

     

  • Artificial flowers / Flores artificiales

    Suppliers / Suplidores:

    • AC Moore
    • Michaels
    • Dollar Stores
  • Yarn (Any color) / Hilo de estambre (Cualquier color)

    Suppliers / Suplidores:

    • AC Moore
    • Michaels
    • Wal-Mart