The Art of Opera Workshop Series: Costume Design with Nikki Wheeler

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Inspired by "Nathan Gunn: The Art of Opera" 

THE ART OF OPERA WORKSHOP SERIES: COSTUME DESIGN WITH NIKKI WHEELER

Saturday, February 25, 2023

In the Gilmore Auditorium

Ages 9 to 13: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Ages 14 to 18: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Nikki Wheeler, Director of Education at the Peoria Art Guild, will be leading a workshop on the components of costume design in an opera. For the younger group, she will be guiding students as they make paper wigs, fans, masks, and more! The older group will be lead through the design process of a costume, create their own sketch, and then create a piece from the design.

The Art of Opera workshop series is put on by the Peoria Riverfront Museum to give young people a chance to experience individual components of an opera. The final workshop will be March 25th where Juelie Gish will lead students in designing their own opera posters, like the ones in the exhibition.

Member children: $25

Non-member children: $30

Get tickets for the 10 a.m. session HERE

Get tickets for the 2 p.m. session HERE

Thank you to Linda Beth and Ed Sutkowski and Visionary Society for their generous sponsorship of this program.