West African & Caribbean Mask-Making Workshop - Bamidele Dancers & Drummers -


West African and Caribbean Mask-Making Workshop

Type: Workshop
Art Form: Visual Arts|Early Childhood|Exploring Cultures
Grade Level: PreK-12
Scheduling Request

In addition to African dance performances, the Bamidele Dancers & Drummers offer hands-on workshops that allow students and teachers to integrate West African, Brazilian and Caribbean culture into their classroom. In their mask-making workshop, Bamidele artists will guide students step-by-step in making their own traditional-style masks out of household materials. Showing some examples for inspiration, the artists will model the process, creating new masks along with their students. 

Program available in person.

Length: 45 Minutes
Participant Limit: 25
Curriculum Connection: African-American Studies, Multicultural Studies, Visual Art, History and Social Sciences

Minimum of 2 workshops per day.

2 Workshops: $500
Additional or Post Performance Workshops: $200
Travel: $100 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Materials Fee: $5-10 per student 


A teacher in the room to support artist and address student needs.

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