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Let’s Do Dadas!

Create a sculptural “doll” that conveys a personal message in the spirit of the Dada movement; “a European artistic and literary movement (1916-1923) that flouted conventional aesthetic and cultural values by producing works marked by nonsense, travesty, and incongruity”. Participants will use a variety of mixed media to create their dada and are invited to bring interesting found objects/other of their own to incorporate. We will drill, saw, screw bits together, and embellish our sculptures in a myriad of thought provoking ways. Experience level: beginner through...

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Fabulous Florals: Painting Flowers in Acrylics

Join award winning painter Tara Holl to learn the art of painting flowers with acrylic paint! Working from fresh bouquets, explore how shape, color placement, and light source make the difference for a dynamic floral painting. No prior art experience required. Cost includes all...

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The Art of Handmade Books Workshop

Make your own one-of-a-kind book in this two-night workshop incorporating painting, drawing, mixed media, and design! Learn a variety of bookmaking techniques as you begin to create a handmade book centered around a theme of your choice, using images, words, patterns, and things brought from home (photos, momentos, keepsakes, etc.). Additional art and mixed media materials will be available to incorporate into your books. Experience level: beginner through...

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Story Cloths: Textile Arts Workshop

Everyone has a story to tell. If you think about it, what would your story be? Did you have a favorite relative or friend that you remember dearly? Or maybe your special pet that you remember fondly. Did something hilarious happen that you might like to share. Is there something that you remember and would like to memorialize for your family or friends? This three-session workshop, led by textile artist Gwen Short, is designed to give you the opportunity to do just that. Bring your story to life with fabrics, needles, threads and optional trinkets to embellish on your...

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Sundae Sunday Pottery Workshop for Adults and Children

Make a set of hand-built ceramic dishes for an ice cream sundae bar in this two-day workshop designed especially for ice cream lovers! Create a one-of-a-kind ice cream dish, an adorable cone holder, and some small bowls for toppings. Projects will be glazed in the second class (and fired in time for Father’s day). No experience is necessary, just a willingness to get your hands messy, a creative attitude, and a love of frozen desserts! This workshop is open to both adults and children ages 7+ (all children must be accompanied by a registered adult). Children may be added...

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