• Moroccan Tam Tam

    Moroccan Tam Tam

    Immerse yourself in the Moroccan musical traditions through a private, guided Handmade Tam Tam Workshop held in one of the Fez medina’s ancient Fondouks. This hands-on activity will begin with you painting your own drum with the help of a local artisan. A Berber design will be recommended for you to use, yet you can also feel free to use your own imagination to create your own unique piece. Once complete, the Tam Tam drum is topped with goat leather. You will learn how to bind the drum together. Once complete you are ready to begin playing your own Tam Tam and take the sounds of Morocco back home with you.

  • Pottery and Ceramics Workshop

    Pottery and Ceramics Workshop

    Fez is well known for the excellent quality of its pottery and zellij (tiles) made by highly trained and skilled artisans. Participate in the process of making handmade pottery by sinking your hands into the pliable clay and turning the pottery wheel by foot. The artisan will guide you so you can create your own work of art such as a small tagine, a mug, bowl, ashtray, or vase. For those who wish to further indulge, you can participate in a painting workshop whereby you learn how Moroccan pottery is painted. Skilled painters will assist in this process and teach you Islamic and Moorish painting techniques.

  • Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

    Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

    Learn about the history and how to write Arabic calligraphy with a Master Instructor. This workshop is taught by an artistic and passionate Arabic Calligraphy Master Instructor. You will work side by side with your Master Instructor and have the opportunity to discover your artistic abilities. During this workshop, you will gain an understanding into the nature of Arabic calligraphy and its cultural heritage as a part of the Arab Islamic identity.