The General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts has decided to relaunch a new proposal for children's craft workshops for children called "Great Murcian craftsmen teach small craftsmen", these workshops will be accompanied by a guided tour at the Murcia Regional Craft Center. Given the success they have had during the months of July and August.

These workshops will be held from Wednesday, September 1 to Monday, September 6, and are as follows:

Painting workshop taught by the versatile artist, Andrea Lopardo. Practical painting workshop focused on children with artistic interests, who wish to develop a personal project experiencing the learning of different techniques.

pottery workshop taught by the versatile craftswoman Verónica Maccorin, specialized in training. In this creation workshop, children will create their own handmade and personalized sculpture, having a direct experience with clay and observing its transformation, acquiring a new language related to crafts and arts,

Creative bread workshop, taught by Francisco Javier Moreno García, artisan baker. It is a manipulative and practical workshop that allows schoolchildren to learn about the process of making bread in an artisanal way, working with the materials that compose it (flour, sugar, eggs, chocolate), developing the sense of taste, smell, dexterity manual, motor skills and creativity, giving shapes to the dough, to create your bun with different shapes and observing how the ingredients are transformed through its preparation.

leather goods workshop, taught by Ángel Luis Molina Guillén. Plastic creation activity, in which it is intended that schoolchildren come into contact with this noble material such as leather, and experience the sensation of dealing with manual tools for embossing, to configure a bracelet with their hands and their imagination.

Bindery, taught by the craftsman Arcadio Hernández Campillo, in which the schoolchildren will work on binding techniques, working with the necessary tools to be able to make their own notebook.

The cost of each workshop will be €8 per child, the age range will be from 5 to 12 years, and the hours are as follows:

HOURS WEDNESDAY 09/01/21 THURSDAY 02/09/21 FRIDAY  03/09/21 MONDAY  06/09/21
10.00-12.00 Ceramics Paint leather goods leather goods
12.00-14.00 Bread Binding Ceramics Bread

The guided tour consists of three phases: Welcome, description of the different crafts that are developed in the Region and Regional Crafts Awards.

Registrations are made at the Murcia Regional Craft Center, located at Calle Francisco Rabal, 6 de Murcia (next to the Gunpowder Garden), telephone 968 35 75 37 or by email Group registration can be done.

The Murcia Craft Center is located in the heart of the city, next to the Salitre Garden (also known as the Gunpowder Garden). It is managed by the General Directorate of Consumption and Crafts, dependent on the Ministry of Business, Employment, Universities and Spokesperson. In it you can learn about and buy any product made by artisans officially registered in the Artisan Registry of the Region of Murcia. Enjoy activities such as temporary exhibitions, workshops, training courses or live demonstrations. Contemplate the Winning Works of the Regional Crafts Awards.

The schedule of the Crafts Centers of the Region of Murcia, is from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. And closed Sundays.

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