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Introduction to Pysanky

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

$58.50 – $65.00

Explore the art, symbolism, and joy in creating pysanky,  a springtime Ukrainian tradition of decorating real eggshells. Students will learn the age-old method of applying hot beeswax to an emptied eggshell using a stylus, over a succession of dye baths. When the pattern is completed, the wax is removed over a candle flame, revealing the colors and pattern. This pysanka, or Ukrainian Easter egg, can then be displayed on a stand or hung as an ornament. Materials, supplies, and instruction will be provided to complete one or two eggs. Kits and finished works by the instructor will also be available for purchase so that students can continue the craft at home.

Thursday Instruction: July 25

Class Duration: 1 Session, 3 Hours

Time:  5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Education Studio

Ages: 16 and above

Class Limit: 6 to 10

Class Fee: $65

Instructor: Basia Andrusko

Prerequisite: No experience necessary, but all levels are welcome

Registration Closing: July 11

Seats are limited and booked on a first-come, first-reserve basis. Besides an auto-generated email receipt, you will receive a confirmation email from the Director of Education and Artist Services, Pamela Weichmann. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 856.825.6800 ext. 112 or by emailing pweichmann@wheatonarts.org.

CANCELATION POLICY: Refunds are eligible up to one week before the beginning of the workshop. After this time, workshop fees are non-refundable. WheatonArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to minimum enrollment. If cancellation occurs, WheatonArts will refund all workshop fees. A $25 fee is charged to those who do not show up for their appointment. We require 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment; otherwise, it will be considered a no-show, except in the case of illness. Are you feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19? Please stay home. Appointments can be rescheduled by phone or email.


July 25
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
$58.50 – $65.00
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1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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