Museum After Hours: The Art of Tattoos

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

  • Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Event Audience: 

Adult

Fee: 

Ages 21+, $15 non-members, $10 members

Tattoos have served a form of personal expression and cultural identity for centuries. View the influence of tattoo artists from prehistory to modern times with a special exhibition of objects and artwork from the Museum’s collection. Place your arm through a wall and receive a mystery (temporary) tattoo. Learn about the tradition of using henna dye to make temporary body art and practice making your own designs. All tickets include a free beverage. Food and additional beverages will be available for purchase.

Thornhill will provide live music. Drinks will include beer from Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery, wine from Danenberger Family Vineyards, and non-alcoholic beverages. Food will be available for purchase.

Tickets available at the door or online at bit.ly/mahmar2019. All proceeds from this event support educational programming at the Illinois State Museum. For more information, please contact Sarah Davis at events@illinoisstatemuseum.org or (217) 782-6044.

 

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