April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ukrainian Easter eggs are called pysanky, which derives from the verb for “to write.”
The most famous type of Easter egg in Ukraine are those made with the wax-resist method.
This method requires the use of beeswax and a special stylus, sometimes called a kistka, to draw wax onto an egg. We will be using larger Goose Eggs instead of the traditional size.
When the egg is immersed in a dye bath, the areas covered by wax do not absorb the color. At the end of several stages of drawing and dying, the wax is melted off to reveal the design underneath.
Though many Ukrainian egg artists are maintaining ties with tradition and imitating their ancestors, pysanky from Ukraine have achieved the status of art.
They make beautiful present, or they are passed down from generation to generation.
$45 members | $50 non- members
Ages: 18 to adults