In Africa beads or shells where added to netting to create a popular musical rattle instrument called a shekerie. The shekerie is still a popular instrument in many countries around the world. When the gourd is shaken or slapped, the beads strike the gourd shell and make a pleasing, rhythmic sound. You will learn to make netting and add beads to create this simple shekerie.
Time and Place
Monday, January 28, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Multnomah Arts Center Room 7
Class Fee: $5
Materials Fee: $10 (please bring to class for the instructor)
All skill levels
What to bring
Scissors, tape measure, awl, small cup or bowl 4 to 5 inches across and not too deep.
For registration information, email the Fourth Monday Chair.