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Kids take over Arts Center for creativity
Margaux Newby, 8, left, and Nola Burnite, 6, take part in a scavenger hunt during Thursday’s opening of Creativity Festivity: The Many Stories of Masks at the Durango Arts Center. Margaux is the daughter of Miles and Holly Newby and Nola is the daughter of J. Burnite and Heidi Craw. At right is a ceremonial mask of the Toma People of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Kids got inspiration for making their own masks from the current exhibit at the Durango Arts Center, including these Pascola masks of the Mayo people of Sonora, Mexico.
Ben MacKenzie, 8, son of Ian and Liv MacKenzie, makes his own mask during Thursday’s opening of Creativity Festivity: The Many Stories of Masks at the Durango Arts Center.
If you go

The 20th annual Creativity Festivity: The Many Stories of Masks interactive exhibit is on display through Saturday in the Barbara Conrad Gallery of Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Two special events will be held in conjunction with the exhibit:
High School Poetry Slam, 5-8 p.m. Wednesday
Music performance by Durango Middle and High School students and the Stillwater Foundation, 5-8 p.m. Friday.
For more information, call 259-2606 or visit www.durangoarts.org.

Drawing inspiration

Margaux Newby, 8, left, and Nola Burnite, 6, take part in a scavenger hunt during Thursday’s opening of Creativity Festivity: The Many Stories of Masks at the Durango Arts Center. Margaux is the daughter of Miles and Holly Newby and Nola is the daughter of J. Burnite and Heidi Craw. At right is a ceremonial mask of the Toma People of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Kids got inspiration for making their own masks from the current exhibit at the Durango Arts Center, including these Pascola masks of the Mayo people of Sonora, Mexico.
Ben MacKenzie, 8, son of Ian and Liv MacKenzie, makes his own mask during Thursday’s opening of Creativity Festivity: The Many Stories of Masks at the Durango Arts Center.
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