Summer workshops

04.07.2017. - 31.08.2017. ,

Workshops on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Organised by: Etnografski muzej Istre
  • Place: Pazin Location:
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My new - old doll: Toys workshop
Mostly because of poverty, children made their own toys with the materials available to them (old rags, broken cooking utensils, sticks...). The girls made rag dolls, boys made rag balls, pipes out of sticks and so on... During the workshops the children will be able to make a rag doll, a whirligig and other toys.

Pottery in Rakalj: Workshop of making clay pots
The knowledge about making pots was passed from generatin to generation, and in Rakalj, as one of the most important pottery centers in Istria, pots were produced from the 60s of the 20th century. Participants will have the opportunity to make pots according to the principle as they were made in Rakalj. After making the pots, participants can take them with them, and when pots are dry can be painted.

Kažun: Workshop of making kažun
This workshop helps us to get to know better Istrian cultural landscape and traditional architecture. The participants will learn about about the function, shape and tradition of the little houses called kažuni. The workshop is made with a mosaic technique. According to the template, participants glue thicker pieces of self-sticking cardboard which look like stone bricks. After that, it could be docored with drawing technique.

Price: 10 kn per person