For Adults & Educators

Creative Papermaking

This workshop runs twice. Please choose between Saturday, December 2, or Monday, December 4, 2017

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Ages: Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Join The Carle's Art Educators in this half-day workshop and explore how to create your own beautiful handmade papers with recycled paper scraps and cotton pulp. We will add color and texture with a variety of materials. This workshop will provide you with all the materials and guidance you need to walk away with papers perfect for your next creative project or homemade gift.

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Art Out of the Box: Creative Sustainability in the Studio

Monday, November 6, 2017

9:30 am - 12:30 am

(3 PDPs) Are you ever concerned about the amount of waste that art-making can produce? We're always thinking about it! From the packaging that art materials come in, to the scraps left over, we continously seek ways to reuse materials to create exciting, sustainable art projects. Join us to share these ideas and create your own extraordinary, high-quality tools. Have fun testing out materials through collage, construction, stamping, and imaginative play. Be inspired to see packaging, scraps, and caps in a new light.

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An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

Friday, December 15, 2017

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

(4 PDPs) Learn about Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS), the principles of which guide the educational programming at the Museum. Designed as a way of teaching viewers to find meaning and pleasure in works of art, these strategies are based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen and veteran museum educator, Philip Yenawine. Participants will be introduced to Housen's theory of aesthetic development, discuss and analyze the strategies, experiment with the method in small groups, and discuss ways in which these strategies can enhance teaching and reinforce the state standards in Language Arts.

Instructor: Courtney Waring

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Printmaking Workshop with Lynn Peterfreund

Monday, February 12, 2018

10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Ages: Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Join teaching artist Lynn Peterfreund in an exploration of printmaking techniques that you can do without a printing press. Be inspired by works on display as well as the natural surrounds of The Carle as you experiment with Akua inks, a non-toxic, environmentally-friendly printing ink. Space is limited; please register by January 29th to reserve your spot. Ages 16 and up.

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Bookmaking Workshop

This workshop runs twice. Please choose between Saturday, March 3, 2018 or Monday, March 5, 2018

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Ever wanted to create your own book but never had time of the materials to try it? Then this introductory class is for you! Learn different ways to bind and construct books using a variety of materials and bookmaking tools. Space is limited; please register by February 24th to reserve your spot. Ages 16 and up.

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