Clay: Masks

How can masks from around the world influence the creation of your clay sculpture?

Program Description

Students explore the far-reaching traditions of making masks across a variety of cultures. These references will inspire students to make a unique clay mask using hand-building techniques. 

Program Objectives

By the end of the Clay: Masks program, students will:

  • Use appropriate terminology related to ceramic arts.
  • Assess the historical and current uses of masks in society.
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct a clay mask using a slab and additional hand-building techniques.

Support Material

To enhance your pre and post-visit learning, please download the package for this program.

Booking Details

Grades K–8 (Half-Day)
Grades 4–12 (Full Day)

Available all year

Regular rate applies

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Curriculum Connections

Program Categories

Onsite Program, Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft