Maker’s Workshop Series

The Everhart Museum Maker’s Workshop Series gives adults an opportunity to try their hand at traditional crafts.

Maker’s can expect a one-day 101 class in traditional craft with a professional artist. This class is for beginners or all levels. Each class will be 2 hours in length and will have a take-away.

Upcoming Maker’s Workshops:

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Introduction to Pysanky
with Artist Stefanie Colarusso


ALL LEVELS

2:00 to 4:30 pm
$20 per person (supplies included)


During the Maker session, students will experiment with a range of tools to create a sample, one-layer designed egg. Students will learn basic technique and the history of Pysanky in this two-hour workshop. This workshop is recommended for students who are new to Pysanky.

 

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Altered Books
with Book Artist Melanie Rosato

ALL LEVELS
5:30 to 7:30 pm
$20 per person (supplies included)

Students will alter their selected book by changing its appearance and/or meaning. Students will learn methods to alter books such as cutting, tearing, folding, collaging, drawing, adding pop-ups and a variety of other transformative print media methods. Making changes may be as simple as adding drawings or text to a page or as complex as collaging throughout. The Maker’s class is recommended for the Master’s Sessions to follow.

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Fiber Arts at the Everhart with artist Peg McDade

ALL LEVELS
2:00 to 4:30 pm
$20 per person (materials included)

Fiber lovers may choose among four fiber skills for experimentation and at your skill level-needle weaving, knitting, crochet, and applique. Peg, professional fiber artist and teacher, will help you create a sampler of your chosen technique. If already knowledgeable in the craft, Peg will show you how to advance to your next level.

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Introduction to Fused Glass
with Artist Gina Rice

ALL LEVELS
5:30 to 8:00 pm
$20 per person (supplies included)

During this one-day workshop, students will learn about glass safety and using glass tools before rolling up their sleeves to create a one of a kind fused glass wearable or hanging glass object. The art glass creations will be anywhere from a half inch to a two inch by two-inch square and can include a fused sun catcher, earrings, pendant or bracelet (student’s choice). The pieces will be worked cold in class and fired in a small kiln after the class.

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Art Journaling
with Artist Renee Emanuel

ALL LEVELS
2:00 to 4:30 pm
$20 per person (supplies included)

Have you ever wanted to explore your creative side and were afraid to try? Has drawing always seemed impossible because only the “talented” could do it? Then come for a class and you’ll be surprised at what you can do! Renee loves working with beginners. This class is also those who feel like they’re stagnating and want to expand their creative horizons.

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Introduction to Watercolor Essentials
with Artist Bill Teitsworth

ALL LEVELS
5:30 to 8:00 pm
$20 per person (supplies included)

If you’re a beginner who’d like to avoid some of the unproductive struggles most of us go through, “Watercolor Essentials” will help. During this Maker’s class, students will be introduced to the four broad areas of watercolor technique: flat wash and wash composition, the graded wash, wet-in-wet, and brushwork both plain and fancy. It will include tutorials on materials and equipment and mini-demonstrations as needed.


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Pre-registration and pre-payment are required and space is limited. All classes are first come, first served. 

To register, contact the programs department at 570.346.7186 ext. 516 or email assistant.programs@everhart-museum.org