Don't Miss These Festive Fall & Winter Workshops!

At the Kirk Newman Art School

Posted: October 17, 2011
Source: Farrell Howe
Phone: (269) 349-7775 ext. 3112
Email: farrellh@kiarts.org


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The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' Kirk Newman Art School is offering a festive sampling of fun workshops this fall and winter. These events would make great team building activities for any business or a fun outing for family and friends.

Make & Take: Ring (709)
with Meg Tang
Sunday, October 23: noon- 4 p.m.
KIA Members: $65, Non-Members: $75
Do you want to try your hand at jewelry making but don't know where to start? This class will be perfect for you! You will create a ring from start to finish with your own personal touch. No complicated techniques or skills are required. All of the materials are provided.

Wet-Felted Beret Workshop (556)
with Dawn Edwards
Saturday, October 29: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
KIA Members: $75. Non-Members: $85
Ooh, la la! You will learn techniques for making the classic wool felt beret. You'll design your project around a plastic resist (pattern) to create a seamless three-dimensional form. No knitting or sewing is used in this bit of felt making alchemy.

Make & Take: Earrings (710)
with Meg Tang
Saturday, November 6: 1- 4 p.m.
KIA Members: $55, Non-Members: $65
It's never too early to think about gifts for the holidays! How about making that special someone a pair of earrings? This workshop is perfect for anyone who would like to try jewelry making. There are no jewelry skills required and we provide all the materials. You will have time to make at least two pair of earrings - one for you and one to give!

Holiday Wreath Workshop (604)
with Sherri Snyder
Thursday, December 8: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
KIA Members: $40, Non-Members: $50
No refund after December 1, Must register by December 5
Create a beautiful round wreath with a variety of luxurious, mixed evergreens and a bow that can proudly be displayed throughout the holiday season with guidance from expert designer, Sherri Snyder of Gull Lake Landscape Co. All materials will be provided, bringing shears or sharp pruners is recommended.

Holiday Swag Workshop (605)
with Sherri Snyder
Monday, December 12: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
KIA Members: $35, Non-Members: $45
No refund after December 7, Must register by December 9
Design swags fashioned with fresh evergreens to accent a mantel or door with holiday cheer that can proudly be displayed throughout the holiday season with guidance from expert designer, Sherri Snyder of Gull Lake Landscape Co. All materials will be provided, bringing shears or sharp pruners is recommended.

Make & Take: Holiday Ornament (729)
with Lauren Tripp
Sunday, December 10: noon - 4pm
Members: $55, Non-Members: $65
Get ready for the holidays with this fun and easy ornament class. Participants will make metal ornaments using copper sheet and wire as well as other items. You will hammer, form and texture your work into one of a kind holiday keepsake. You will have time to make up to three pieces and no jewelry or metal skills are required. All materials are included.

What fun! Space for these workshops is limited, so don't delay, book your workshop today! Call (269) 349-7775 ext. 3101 to reserve your spot!

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