Join Indian Folk Artist Mona Pande on Saturday, April 13 for an exploration of the vibrant traditions of Pichwai Folk Art and Madhubani Folk Art. During this workshop, Pande will lead participants in utilizing traditional Indian print blocks and other material guides to create stunning works of art.

This session, part of the Everhart’s Folk Art Partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, promises to be a fun, engaging experience for anyone regardless of age and does not require any prior experience.

The workshop is open to all with the price of general Museum admission.

Saturday, April 13
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18510

For more information, call 570-346-7186 ext. 510 or email Camille Dantone at


Mona Pande was born in India surrounded by family who immersed her in the practice of traditional Indian folk arts, specifically Madhubani, Rajesthsni Art, Pichwai Art, Rangoli Art, and Warli Art. She remembers vividly seeing her grandmother and aunts painting and being very attached to these various art forms.

She traveled continually throughout India with her family and learned by watching various art forms performed by both skilled artists and everyday people in many different villages. Mona considers herself self-taught, and in the course of her studies, she has returned frequently to villages in India to talk and train with traditional artists and practitioners.

For more information on Pande and her art, click here.

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