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Learn The Ancient Ukrainian Art Of Pysanka Decoration

For Release: February 23, 2005
College Station, TX -

Celebrate spring by decorating an Easter egg in the tradition of the Ukranian Pysanka. These Ukrainian Easter eggs are the most celebrated of all Easter eggs and are deeply symbolic in meaning. Their creation is an age-old art practiced since pre-Christian times. With the coming of Christianity, the Pysanka became a part of the Easter traditions of various nations. Create one of these treasured pieces of Ukrainian culture March 5 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The Museum will present a Pysanka Workshop: The Art of Ukrainian Easter Egg decoration from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The two workshops will be held in the Museum Classroom. The classes are being taught by the Ukrainian American Cultural Club of Houston (UACCH.) The registration fee is $30 for adults and $20 for children under 13. The fee includes all necessary supplies. Space is limited. To register call (979) 691-4015.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091