The History and Art of Gourds

Saturday May 26, 2018

2601 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 768-2000
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City of Albuquerque
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A presentation and workshop on the evolution of the gourd from a utilitarian craft to a respected art form. Also make a gourd birdhouse to take home.

Botanic Garden - Farmhouse at the Heritage Farm

Join the New Mexico Gourd Society to learn about the history, growing, use of gourds and gourd art. Over the past 40 years the use of gourds has evolved from a utilitarian or ceremonial craft to a respected and sought-after art form.  The presentation will be followed by a workshop, “Crafting a Gourd Birdhouse” for ages 10 years and older.
Event is included with regular admission.Event is included with regular admission to Botanical Gardens.