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Event: 'Spring Break Free Family Days: Viva Fiesta!' Print
  Family Programs
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:00 pm
Duration: 2 Hours

Spring Break Free Family Days: Viva Fiesta!

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 12 & 13, 2:00–4:00 pm

Thursday, March 14, 2:00–6:00 pm, throughout museum

An official Fiesta Event®


Celebrate Fiesta, Fête, Festival: Selections from the Tobin Collection. See masks, costumes, and fairground traditions from around the world.


Tuesday & Wednesday
Paper Puppets: Mix patterns and textures to make characters.
Rope Tricks: Learn from a Charro.
Storytelling in the Galleries: Hear festival tales.

Tuesday through Thursday
Mask-making: Create a mask based on Commedia dell ‘Arte.
15-minute Family Tours: Pick up free tickets in the AT&T Lobby.

Thursday only
Picnic on the Grounds: Bring a blanket and purchase festive fare from Wheelie Gourmet from 2:00 to 6:00 pm.
Papel Picado: Watch Kathleen Trenchard cut paper designs.
DIY River Float: Build your own festival float for our parade.
Flamenco Dancers: Enjoy a performance and workshop.
Parade at the McNay: March with your masterpiece and mask. Meet at 5:45 pm in front of the museum.


This exhibition was organized by the McNay Art Museum and is a program of the Tobin Theatre Arts Fund.


Image : Eugene Berman, Costume design for Pulcinella (detail), 1972. Watercolor and ink on paper. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of The Tobin Endowment.

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