¡VIVA! Latino Heritage Month

Craft: Amate Paper Paintings

Friday, 9/25/2020
3:00 - 4:00
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Create your own colorful artwork inspired by amate paper paintings—a type of bark paper used for a variety of purposes beginning with Mesoamerican cultures and continuing in modern-day Mexico. Gather the following ahead of time for craft supplies and tools:

- 1 brown paper bag

- 1 pair of scissors

- Black Ink/Paint/Watercolor

- Water

- 1 Paintbrush

- 1 Box of Crayons

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The mission of The Mexican Museum is to voice the complexity and richness of Latino art and culture throughout the Americas, and to engage and facilitate dialogue among the broadest public. Learn more about virtual exhibits and museum from home at https://www.mexicanmuseum.org/.


¡VIVA! at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from Spanish storytimes to cooking classes, author talks to art and cultural presentations.

From author panels to presentations and performances by local talent, these programs spotlight the many dazzling facets of Latin American culture.

Attending Programs

Questions about the program or problems registering? Contact sfplcpp@sfpl.org. For accommodations (such as ASL interpretation or captioning), call (415) 557-4557 or contact accessibility@sfpl.org. Requesting at least 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.

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