In collaboration with WOW – World of Women, Helena Guzmán will share with the participants one of her specialties, mask-making!
Join us at the Hintonburg Community Centre on Sunday, October 22nd for a fun introduction to the celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday, as well as the chance to design your own mask and/or decorations.
Perfect for the right-brained entrepreneur, or for those who want to explore how to live out loud and fuel a creative life and business – Design Your Life / Design Your Business!
Use your mask for the upcoming WOW Ottawa Halloween Mix & Mingle – Oct 2017 on Wednesday, October 25th at Salt Dining + Lounge — for Halloween — or to decorate for the Dead of the Dead on Thursday, November 2nd.
Workshop Fee: $25 per person, all art supplies included for creating and decorating your own mask; plastic mask will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing and/or bring a smock!
Note: The workshop will be held in the Hintonburg – Basement 1 multi-purpose room.
Please reserve your space via Eventbrite!
*Photos: there may be photos taken at the event and posted to social media. If you do not wish to have your photo taken or shared, please let us know and we will refrain from doing so.
**No refunds. Tickets may be transferrable to another individual; ask for details.
***Attendance is open to all WOW Members and the general public.
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Helena Guzmán has been an educator and designer for 20 years. Helena was previously a full-time visual arts teacher living in the United States where she taught all ages in both hands-on and online visual arts and media techniques. Then in 2006, Helena moved to Canada as a permanent resident and is currently a creative media professional and a certified Clean Eating Specialist. In her spare time she enjoys spicy food, salsa dancing, yoga, watching movies, and playing with her twin fur babies, Pepe and Paco.
What is the Day of the Dead?
El Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), a Mexican tradition, is a day to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. On this day in Mexico, the streets near the cemeteries are filled with decorations of papel picado (decoratively cut paper), papel flores (paper flowers), candy calaveras (skeletons & skulls), and parades. Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico between October 31st and November 2nd.