Special workshop exploring the significance of henna art
If you're looking for an interesting artistic activity to do with your children during the summer school holidays, then look no further than Melbourne's Immigration Museum.
The Immigration Museum is best known for its stories of migrants from all over the world that have settled in Australia. In two afternoon workshops on Friday 10 Jan 2014 and Friday 17 Jan 2014, there will be an opportunity to learn all about henna painting and beautiful traditional body art.
Henna bridal and contemporary body art is most famously associated with India, although such designs can be seen on women all over the world, commonly practised in Muslim culture for special occasions and festivals.
Presented by Chantique henna artists, these special workshops will explore the history and significance of henna body painting, participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at henna painting during the workshop.