The Genghis Khan exhibit will be at the Irving Arts Center all summer.   It is a great place to take the whole family. Don’t overlook the kid activities that are scheduled at the Irving Art Center as well! Genghis Khan Exhibit Bow and ArrowThere are two summer camp sessions associated with the exhibit where your kids ages 6-12 can learn more about this fascinating time in history.

Secrets of the Silk Road Summer Day Camp

From July 11 – 15 for a full day (8 am to 5 pm) kids will:
  • create Mongolian masks from Papier Mache
  • build a ger
  • make felt
  • practice Chinese brush painting
  • be introduced to basic calligraphy techniques
  • stretch with yoga
  • make stamps
  • create mosaiacs
  • construct mandalas

History, Horses and Tribal Handicrafts Summer Day Camp

From July 25 – 29 for a full day (8 am to 5 pm) kids will:
  • make paper
  • weave with colorful thread
  • paint animals inspired by the Mongolian beasts of burden
  • design Mongolian-inspired costumes, headdresses, and jewelry from found objects
  • study battle strategy
  • experience dance
More information and a link to sign up for these sessions are on the Irving Arts Center website. A full day week of camp for one child is $190.00 without discounts.   Space is limited.
She is Dallas info:   Genghis Khan Exhibit will be at the Irving Arts Center from June 1 through September 30, 2011.   There are events scheduled throughout the summer around the fun.   There is also a Lyrics Stages Broadway Stars Camp at the Irving Arts Center in July which is obviously not related to Genghis Khan, but information is on the Irving Arts Center website as well.   She is Dallas has been enlisted to get the word out about the exhibit and is being compensated for the effort.

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