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Colossal Heads of Mexico: Family Workshop

May 15 @ 1:00 pm

 |  $ 5 – $ 10

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
1:00 pm
Cost:
$ 5 – $ 10
Event Category:
Website:
https://hmsc.harvard.edu/colossal-heads

Venue

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Organizer

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Phone:
(617) 496-1027
Email:
http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/
About

A giant sculpted Olmec head.
In-Person Family Workshop

Workshop starts at 1:00 pm, 1:45 pm, and 2:30 pm

Advance Registration Required$5 members /  $10 non members

The Olmec civilization of Ancient Mexico is known for its mysterious sculptures of giant heads that rise up to eleven feet high. Touch a huge modern replica in the museum for one day that is based on Monument One, The King. Explore artifacts with an educator that show Olmec influence on architecture, the ball game, written language, and pigments. Handle reproductions and paint a mini-plaster head of your own to take home.