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Family Art Workshops encourage families to come together to create art, write stories and poems, and watch performances inspired by Rienzi’s collection. Admission is free, but reservations are suggested as space is limited. Recommended for children ages 4 and up. The workshops are from 1-4 p.m.
Sunday, July 10
Cinderella Stories from Around the World
Instructor from the Rice Literacy and Culture Project will explore the many Cinderella stories written from the point of view of different cultures and countries. Families will enjoy hearing these international tales, write their own Cinderella story, and have the opportunity to make puppets for an impromptu performance.
Sunday, July 17
Portrait Miniatures: Love Tokens before the Digital Age
Discover what was used before photography to represent portraits. Learn about Rienzi’s Caroline A. Ross Collection, which includes portrait miniatures by European and American artists between c. 1710 and 1900. Families will explore this unique artistic tradition and create their own version for family and friends.