2019 Workshops

Although the Marigold Parade will not be held in 2019, we will continue to host the full schedule of workshops for 2019.

Please check soon for the complete workshop schedule.

Workshop Schedule

  • Parade History

    Parade History

    Learn about the history of the Marigold Parade and cultural significance to the South Valley!

  • Learn about the history of the Marigold Parade and its cultural significance to the South Valley, as well as historical practices from its countries of origin as well as in our own state! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.

  • Silk Screen

    Silk Screen

    Silk Screen your own t-shirt with newly created iconic designs of the Marigold Parade.

  • Bring your own (solid t-shirt) to print newly created Marigold Parade designs, as well as help our committee print our own t-shirts to sell to support the parade. All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.

  • Paper Mache #1

    Paper Mache #1

    Learn how to make paper mache figurines and puppets to decorate your ofrenda or to display in the parade this year!

  • Learn how to make paper mache figurines and puppets with community artist GinaTowfeathers, to decorate your ofrenda or to display in the parade this year! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.
    Westside Community Center, 1-4PM

  • Paper Mache #2

    Paper Mache #2

    Finish paper mache project started in previous workshop. Or begin a new project and complete it at home.

  • Learn how to make paper mache figurines and puppets with community artist GinaTowfeathers, to decorate your ofrenda or to display in the parade this year! This is the 2nd of 2 workshops to create paper mache designs. If you didn't come to the first one, no problem. Just start a new one and finish at home. All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.
    Westside Community Center, 1-4PM

  • Papel Picado

    Papel Picado and Paper Flowers

    Learn how to make papel picado (cut paper banners) and paper flowers to decorate your ofrenda or parade float this year!

  • Learn how to make papel picado (cut paper banners) with community artist Chris Baca, as well as paper flowers with Marigold committee members Margarita and Roger to decorate your ofrenda or parade float this year! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.
    Los Jardines Institute, 1-4PM

  • Wood Cut Printing

    Wood Block Printing

    Carve iconic images into wood blocks to print with artist Henry.

  • Learn how to carve iconic Dia de Muertos images into wood blocks and print your image. All are welcome! Please invite friends and family to join. Free to the public. Feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community!
    Los Jardines Institute, 1-4PM

  • Sugar Skulls

    Sugar Skull Making

    Learn how to craft sugar skulls for your family ofrenda!

  • Discuss history of sugar skulls and their use and significance Learn how to craft sugar skulls for your family ofrenda! Decorate sugar skulls with icing, feathers, beads and sequins. All are welcome! Please invite friends and family to join. Free to the public. Feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community!
    Westside Community Center, 1-4PM

  • Face Painting

    Face Painting

    Learn how to paint your face like a Calavera for the parade!

  • Learn how to paint your face like a Calavera for the parade! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.
    Los Jardines Institute, 1-4PM

  • Altars

    Altars

    Learn the cultural significance and meaning behind the alter (ofrenda).

  • Learn cultural significance and meaning behind alter (ofrenda) making for the Dia De los Muertos holiday, as well as historical practices from its countries of origin as well as in our own state! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Please also feel free to bring a food dish to share with the community.
    Los Jardines Institute, 1-4PM

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