Clay Retablos: Miniature Altars (Ages 12-14)

Learn about the traditional art of the retablo, or miniature altar scene, and make small clay altars to honor heroes, artists, and ancestors.

Special Notes

  • Students will use clay that needs to be fired, so work will be picked up at a later date.

    This class does not meet on 7/4.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website:

About the Instructor

Merenda Cecelia

Merenda Cecelia lives in Richmond, Va. She is an artist and state certified art educator with extensive experience in mosaic work including several large installations. She has taught for 12 years in a variety of settings including public and private schools, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and The Visual Arts Center since graduating with a BFA in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also works at the VMFA planning large community events, and when she is not doing that you can find her in the yoga studio or playing in creeks with her son.


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Clay Retablos: Miniature Altars (Ages 12-14)

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July 3 - July 79 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Days: Mon Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $115.00
Member Tuition: $103.50
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Instructor: Merenda Cecelia