EventsPaint Your Own Alebrije with Puech Ikots' Carlos Orozco

Paint Your Own Alebrije with Puech Ikots' Carlos Orozco

6:00 PM – 7:15 PM


Carlos Orozco

Join us virtually to paint your own hand-carved alebrije under the instruction of master-artist and Indigenous activist Carlos Orozco. Learn how to paint your own animal, skull or mystical being alebrije in traditional Oaxacan style while also learning about Oaxacan culture, the sustainability practices of Indigenous peoples and the beautiful artistic traditions of Mexico's Isthmus region. 

For kids 7 and up and their caregivers.

Únete al artista Carlos Orozco y pinta tu propio alebrije. Se recomienda el registro anticipado para organizar el acceso a los materiales del proyecto.

How to Attend

This program will take place on Zoom but we will be providing kits containing materials to be used during this program. To register and request a kit be sent to your preferred Chicago Public Library location for pickup, please see the registration info to the right. 

Each kit will contain paint brushes, paint and a hand-carved small or medium alebrije to paint during this virtual class.

You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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