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The Art of Ancient European Egg Decoration

Cost: Lecture at 1:30 p.m. is free. Egg decorating classes are $25.

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Egg decorating class
1:30 p.m. Free lecture
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Egg decorating class

Join the Czech Heritage Federation of Iowa at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for a FREE lecture and demonstration on the ancient egg decorating method of Kraslice, a Moravian etching technique. Czechoslovakian-born, internationally acclaimed author and folk artist Lenka Glassner will talk about the colorful history and traditions of this art and demonstrate the techniques. In addition, Lenka will introduce her new book “Czeching In”, which includes a chapter dedicated to egg decorating, and provide entertainment as she shares traditions passed through generations.

Painted eggs

Class size is limited. Please RSVP.


May 20, 2019
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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