Yarn painting


When: Tuesday 23 Feb, 2016 05:00 p.m. - Tuesday 23 Feb, 2016 06:30 p.m.
Venue: Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Block (E), First Floor (The Community)
Fees: 30 AED

The Huichol Indians of Mexico are known for their yarn paintings, which are created by melting beeswax in the sun and spreading it over a piece of wood. They then push coloured yarn into the wax to create images. You can create your own yarn painting using glue and scraps of yarn and wool.

Key learning points:

  • Elements of art such as form, colour, and symbolism
  • Sacred meanings of symbols used in the paintings
  • Paintings and their sacred significance

Age Range: 6-11 years old


To register please contact Maraya Art Centre on  +971 6 556 6555 or by email at