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Create & Learn Event! Book of Kells/Celtic Art by Mesaros at VOMA


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NEW SERIES! FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 - "Create & Learn" events are hosted by Mesaros LLC,- Arts and Entertainment at the Venue of Merging Arts (VOMA). These events will combine history and art together where you'll learn a little then create art inspired by the featured topic. This event's art theme features a presentation on the Book of Kells illuminated manuscript, discussion and an optional Celtic art mixed media activity. This is a family friendly event appropriate for ages six and older with discounted tickets for youth and those who opt out of the art activity.

The Book of Kells, one of the greatest treasures of medieval Europe, is an illuminated manuscript depicting four Gospels of New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) in Latin with elaborate illustrations, various prefatory texts and tables. It was created by Celtic monks some time around 800 AD.

WHAT TO EXPECT? Learn a little about the selected theme, discuss, enjoy refreshments and create some Celtic art inspired by the event theme. This event's art activity, we'll create our own "illuminated" manuscript initials using mixed media (colored pencils, watercolor paint and pencils plus sharpie on watercolor paper). No skills? No worries. Templates and stencils will be available if needed.

DON'T WANT TO DO THE ART? THEN JUST LISTEN, LEARN AND OBSERVE -- discounted tickets available for those who want to attend, learn and observe but opt out of the art activity.

ADMISSION - Advance reservations only.

Adults (Includes ART ACTIVITY) - $28
Adults (Just Observe, NO ART) - $22
Youth Ages (Includes Art Activity) ages 6 to 17 - $15

All tickets include presention and light snacks. Seating is limited. Event is BYOB for ages 21+.

For private tutoring, event bookings and group discounts, please email mesaros22@gmail.com to request details. Karen A. Mesaros is the former co-founder and co-owner of the now dissolved StudioPM LLC. www.mesarosllc.com