Arts from India Workshops

Art from India Workshops

Saturday, October 12, 2019,  11:00-4:00pm

Join Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) for an afternoon of artist driven workshops exploring the Arts of India.

The Arts of India will encourage participants to explore art as a means of connecting body, mind and spirit through the traditions of India.

Activities will include:  Indian Block Printing Workshop, 11:00 – 1:00pm, $25 in advance/$30 at the door.  Textile Artist Hemangini Singh will take participants on a journey into the rich history of Indian wood hand block printing and share her knowledge and practice of this tradition.  Participants can design and block-print their own small artwork, while learning to work with layers and colors to create their own designs.

Indian Bollywood Dance Workshop, 3:00 – 4:00pm, $20 in advance/$25 at the door.  Bollywood dance is a fusion of traditional and classical Indian dance combined with an influence of western and modern dance styles.  It is the basis of all Indian films.  The lively form of dance encourages movement of all parts of the body giving a total body workout.  Participants will learn the basic Bollywood dance steps and work up to a dance to showcase to friends and family.

Tickets can be purchased by calling RoCA at 845-358-0877 or on our website  Rockland Center for the Arts is located at 27 S Greenbush Rd., West Nyack, NY 10994.  Regular hours are:  Mon-Fri 10-4; Sat and Sun 1-4pm.

RoCA’s programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Anrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.  Additional funding for this event is made possible by the County of Rockland.

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