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Laguna Museum Will Conduct Tour, Workshop

The Laguna Art Museum will offer several events this fall, two in conjunction with the exhibit “ ‘Self-Help’ Artists: Painting and Printmaking in East L.A.,” which continues through Nov. 12.

A “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) family workshop will be held Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Under the direction of an art educator, children and their parents will construct such traditional artifacts as dancing skeletons, flowers and masks. Admission is $13 a person and includes supplies. Reservations must be made by Oct. 17 by calling (714) 494-8971.

A tour of significant Mexican, Chicano and Depression-era federal art project murals in Southern California will be offered on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., led by Orville J. Clarke, an author of guides on federal art projects, and artist Leo Limon.

The tour will conclude with a gourmet feast at Tamayo Restaurant. A continental breakfast and an outdoor lunch in Claremont also are included in the $115 admission price.

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The tour will be limited to 21 participants. Interested persons should reserve a spot by Oct. 23 by sending a check to the Education Department, Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach CA 92651-9990, or by calling (714) 494-8971 with a credit card number.

A mini-course for adults in drawing, led by Helen Seigel of the Santa Ana Unified School District, will be held Oct. 8, 10, 15 and 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. No previous drawing experience is necessary. The fee is $60, payable by check or credit card. Call (714) 494-8971 to make reservations, which are required by Oct. 6.


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