2017 Past Workshops

Introduction to Mosaics

Introduction to Mosaics

December 02 - December 03, 2017

Design and  fabricate a 8” X 8” mosaic and learn how to cut tiles into a variety of shapes and arrange them to best emphasize your design.

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Painting Light: A Watercolor Workshop

Painting Light: A Watercolor Workshop

November 04 - November 05, 2017

Explore strategies for painting with watercolor. Focus on a variety of working methods and increase your understanding of how transparent washes can be layered both to create a full range of light and dark and to adjust colors as you works.

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HONK! Parade Mask Workshop

HONK! Parade Mask Workshop

October 08, 2017

Join us to make a silly mask or hat, eat some pizza, and then join the HONK! Parade as it marches into Harvard Square!

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Ceramics Summer Series

Ceramics Summer Series

August 02 - September 06, 2017

The summer is what you make it. This class will focus on wheel as well as hand-building construction processes. Artists will receive personalized instruction and will benefit from demonstrations as well as instruction on finishing techniques using various glazing combinations.

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Making a Mandala

Making a Mandala

June 10, 2017

1 – 3:30 pm

Create surprising and fun works by designing and assembling fabrics to form a mandala. Explore ideas, imagery, color, symbols and materials in a celebratory mandala that draws inspiration from your own experiences of your community and the world around you. Make your own mandala and contribute to a large collaborative mandala for all to enjoy.

 

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Ceramics By Hand

Ceramics By Hand

April 27 - May 25, 2017

Students will explore hand-building construction processes such as coils, slabs, pinching, and experiment with slump molds. A variety of glazing techniques with be shared in order to achieve desired decorative and finishing techniques using various glazes and resists.

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Sketching & Painting Cambridge

Sketching & Painting Cambridge

May 20 - May 21, 2017

Adult / Teen Workshop

Actually looking while drawing and painting is a profoundly different experience that just passing through. Alexandra will guide you in your explorations with pen and pencil, paper and paint.

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Acrylic Mixed Media Hands-On Demo

Acrylic Mixed Media Hands-On Demo

April 30, 2017

Join local artist Adria Arch to experiment with a wide range of painting techniques using Golden Acrylic paints and mediums. Beginners and experienced artists are encouraged to join. Attendees will receive a sample pack of Golden Acrylic products.

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Drawing: From Observation to Metaphor

Drawing: From Observation to Metaphor

April 29 - April 30, 2017

This workshop will stress finding your way of transforming the literal world into a poetic visual experience. Our goal will be developing a personal perspective toward your own art process.

Throughout our time we will move from observation to discovery and transformation. We will explore the language of marks, shapes and visual organization through serious play. We’ll take some time to look at the evolution of drawing through history and the techniques that made it visible and changed our ways of seeing.

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LEGO City Cambridge

LEGO City Cambridge

April 21, 2017

Join architects from BSA Space to envision the future of Cambridge with LEGO bricks. Learn how the Envision Cambridge planning team is considering sustainability, transportation, housing, parks and open space. Participants will delve into hands-on activities that share their creativity and vision.

     

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