Workshops & Classes

Homeschool Workshop: Bookmaking!

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create several books in this facilitated program designed to introduce basic bookmaking techniques and encourage storytelling. Maximum number of children per adult is 3, cost is per child, and accompanying adults are free and invited to join in!

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Nature Prints with Teaching Artist Kelsey Pomeroy-Murphy

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Explore printmaking with natural materials. Using plants sourced locally and from The Carle's own meadow, participants will walk away with a series of beautiful botanical prints on specialty papers.

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Leap Before You Look: Writing Games Involving Chance, Collaboration, and Surprise

Friday, November 15, 2019

1:00 - 3:30 pm

Join us for this generative workshop exploring a range of Surrealist writing games involving chance, collaboration, and surprise! Adults of all ages and writing experiences are welcome!

Maira Kalman, Illustration for Chicken Soup, Boots (Viking Penguin). Courtesy ofJulie Saul Gallery, New York. © 1993 Maira Kalman.

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Gouache with Illustrator Audrey Helen Weber

Monday, December 9, 2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join illustrator Audrey Helen Weber and explore gouache as a painting medium. This is a great introduction course for people interested in working with gouache using drawing as a foundation. The galleries will open during the midday break so participants can explore, The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman's Books for Children.

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Beautiful Stuff from Nature Workshop

Monday, October 21, 2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

(7 PDPs) Learn how we, as educators, can engage others in exploring the natural environment, building collaborations and sharing knowledge and local resources. Registration includes lunch and a copy of the book, Beautiful Stuff from Nature.

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Storytelling and Story-making in the Classroom

Friday, November 15, 2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

(3 PDPs) Join award-winning storyteller Milbre Burch for a hands-on, how-to workshop where participants explore storytelling as a form of personal expression that builds confidence, communication skills, and self-esteen.

Image credit: Maira Kalman, Illustration for Makes Makes a Million (Viking). Courtesy of Julie Saul Gallery, New York. © 1990 Maira Kalman

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Whole Book Approach

Friday, December 6, 2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

(3 PDPs) Learn about The Whole Book Approach and discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children. Registration includes a copy of Reading Picture Books with Children by Megan Dowd Lambert.

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