• February 2020

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    Introduction to Woodworking *SOLD OUT* Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020 Time: 3:00 pm-6:00 pm Location: Burr and Burton Academy Woodshop, Larson Hall Fee: $195

    This class will provide an introduction to woodworking using both machinery and hand tools. We will explore some of the properties of wood along with basic principles of design and furniture construction. Participants will complete a small project of their choosing.

  • March 2020

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    Video Documentary Workshop Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Smith Center Fee: $75

    If you’ve ever wanted to make a documentary and didn’t know where to start, or if you’ve made a documentary and want to take your craft to the next level, this class is for you. This hands-on workshop will teach you the practical skills you need to tell great non-fiction stories. This interactive class focuses on three core skills for making great documentaries: how to film compelling interviews, how to shoot or find effective b-roll footage and how to edit your film.

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    Beginner Ceramics - Workshop #2 Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $180

    Beginning students will learn the basic skills of hand-building, wheel-throwing techniques, surface design and glazing while more advanced students may choose to work on their own. Students will also receive two free additional hours per week of studio time to work on projects. Class fee includes registration, a 25 lb. bag of clay, use of glazes and firing of all projects made during class time.

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    Fun with Needle Felting – Cacti & Succulents Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020 Time: 4:30 pm-7:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $40

    Enjoy the look of nature’s beautiful desert plants without the prickles. In this beginner-friendly felting workshop, you will learn how to make a solid 3D sculpture entirely from wool fibers. A special barbed needle will be used and you will learn to add dimension to the basic shape and colored fibers to make your cacti bloom. After felting, you will plant your cacti in a small terra cotta pot and add decorative rocks.

  • April 2020

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    SuperDuo Beaded Wrap Bracelet Date: Monday, April 6, 2020 Time: 5:30 pm-8:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $45

    Double the fun in this beading workshop by using the new Superduo two-hole Czech glass beads to create a multiple wrap bracelet. Beautiful in its visual complexity, you will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the stringing technique is easy for all levels of beading or jewelry making experience levels. Participants will have their choice of three color palettes to choose from to create this stylish and super popular bracelet.

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    Writing Memoir: The Art and Craft of Remembering via Creative Nonfiction Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm Location: Equinox Terrace Fee: $90

    In this writing workshop, we will draw upon sensory memory to coax the writer in all of us out of hiding, recognizing that memory can be a writer’s best friend. Through prompts, readings, and constructive feedback in a safe environment, participants will sharpen their creative expression and explore the forces that have shaped each of us.