EventsWycinanki: The Art of Polish Paper Cutouts

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Wycinanki: The Art of Polish Paper Cutouts

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Polish cutouts (wycinanki) are the result of cutting, clipping, punching, tearing and carving of paper into sometimes abstract and at other times recognizable forms. Polish American, Grace Bazylewski has been a teacher and practitioner of this intricate folk-art form for over thirty-five years. Participants will create their own decorative, colorful wycinanki designs to take home!

How to Attend

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Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event?

Please call (312) 747-8184 or email to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event

Photo by Grace Bazylewski

Polish American Heritage
Suitable for:
Preschoolers: 3 to 5 years
Kids: 6 to 13 years
Adults: 18 and up
Tweens: 10 to 13 years
Crafts, Games and Play

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