Children's Program

Code: K0405-23

    • Ages 9 - 12

World of Wearable Art

Jun 26 - 30, 2023

9AM - 3PM


Take art to the next level, and actually become a piece of art in this workshop where students create fantastical masks and costumes out of a variety of mixed media. Papier-mâché, fuzzy and patterned fabric, and even plain old cardboard are used to spur inspiration and creativity. Students also learn introductory sewing and mending techniques. On Friday, students work their wearable art on the runway in a dazzling presentation to friends and family.


Lilian Lara

Lilian Lara is a mixed-media artist focusing on papier-mâché sculptures and costume design. Her love of outrageous pageantry and interest in the fantastical is evident in her work as she draws on her Mexican roots to create unique pieces. She believes art is an essential component to the human condition and should occupy a major space in our daily lives. To create is to communicate without words and boundaries—to be understood without explanation.

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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.


Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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