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Polish Holiday Eggs
Stevens Point, WI

Kim Swedowski.  Photo by Michael Knoll.Kim was born in Mosinee, Wisconsin to Polish immigrant parents who kept the language and traditions of their homeland alive. Kim learned the art of Nalepianki, decorating eggs using paper cut-outs, from her mother as a way to celebrate Christmas and Easter. In a presentation, Kim displays her eggs and explains the traditional symbols and the innovative designs she has created. If the group is advanced enough, she can teach the process of dying the eggs, basic cutting, and how to paste the cut-outs. 

Program Formats

A general presentation

An introductory workshop

Best for Ages

Upper elementary
Grades 3-5, ages 8-10

Middle school
Grades 6-8, ages 11-13

High school
Grades 9-12, ages 14-18

Adults, ages 18 and up

Mixed audiences of any age


Artist fee:

negotiable, depends on the situation


mileage and materials

Program Needs:
Eggs, glue, paper, etc.

Within Marathon and Portage counties, and some areas outside of those counties.

Past Venues:

  • Marshfield Cultural Fair
  • Polish Fest, Milwaukee
  • Portage County Cultural Festival
  • Mosinee Polish Festival

Kim Swedowski
224 Georgia St. N.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715/343-1413 (phone)

last updated: 12/22/2011   


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