Wicker – pliable willow twigs – lends itself to weaving and is a traditional material for utilitarian and decorative baskets. Explore basic basket structures, various weaving materials and commonly used tools.
Explore computer coding in a fun, friendly environment. Learn about loops, variables, conditions, and functions that form the basis for all programming languages, whether to build a robot, a website or an app.
For parents and caregivers: Be creative with your child. Paint, draw, explore, play and make new friends. Each week you will create an art project to take home – but the primary focus is on process and enjoyment.
Using printmaking techniques with oil paint and pigment sticks, without brushes or solvents, build up texture and layers to create spectacular effects. Add line, color and texture, then carve into your paintings to reveal layers beneath.
Cold-process soap is made from scratch using vegetable oils and lye. Learn the basics while making a batch of honey-oatmeal soap, then experiment with colors and fragrances. Soap made in class can be picked up the next day or next week.
Create colorful, textured art journal pages, using paint, printmaking techniques, stamping, stenciling and collage. Transform your pages into intricate, multilayered surfaces. Add dimensions by cutting and folding.
In this two-day workshop, learn basic stone carving. Start with an introduction to visualizing a shape in three dimensions, and learn what tools and techniques are needed to reduced the stone to achieve that shape.
Make miniature assemblages the size of a matchbox, in which symbols, memories and dreams occur on a tiny scale. Learn about the history of matchbox art and peek into the world of contemporary matchbox artists.
Create unique prints that combine techniques of painting, drawing and collage, incorporating organic materials and found objects, including fabric, egg shells, bubble wraps, feathers and anything your imagination desires.