Creativity
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20yearlogoFeeling inspired to try something new?
Let us show you ways to express yourself through art, whether or not you’ve tried it before. We’ve made it easy for you, your family and friends to engage in art activities and have creative fun. You’ll discover how easy it is, and gain confidence that you can create anything you want. Come let your inner artist play.

Special Workshops

Painted Garden Stones
Saturday 4/14 10am-6pm & Sunday 4/15 12pm-6pm

For those of you getting ready to start your gardens, a hand-painted stone or two make great garden decorations. Paint a little creature like a turtle or hedgehog, write an inspirational message, or use them as labels for budding plants.
$15pp

Upcycled Tin Cans w/ Lucky Bamboo
Saturday 4/21 10am-6pm & Sunday 4/22 12pm-6pm

Kick off Earth Day weekend at Artbeat with this special upcycling workshop. Bring your own recycled tin can and choose from our variety of beautiful decoupage papers to transform it into an elegant planter for a Lucky Bamboo plant that we’ll provide. $15pp

 

School Vacation Week: Maker’s Studio
Monday 4/16 – Friday 4/20 10am-6pm

Looking for a fun and creative activity for School Vacation Week? Come to our new Makers Studio. Use our bins of interesting materials and bring recycled materials of your own to build creatures and contraptions, make metal jewelry, create games, and other STEM activities that are fun and imaginative.
$15pp and up

Foiled Greeting Cards
Saturday 4/28 10am-6pm & Sunday 4/29 12pm-6pm

$15pp

Since April is National Card and Letter-writing Month, we want to inspire you to send a few hand-written letters this month. So come join us for this foiled card-making workshop and we’ll show you how to make some beautiful eye-catching cards to make your letter writing more special. $15pp

ADULT WORKSHOP
Card-making Workshop
Tuesday 4/17 6 -7:30 PM

Did you know that April is National Card and Letter-writing Month? In our hyper-connected world of e-mails, text messages, and social media, hand-writing letters is becoming a lost art. But opening your mailbox and finding a letter from a loved-one instead of the usual junkmail can really brighten your day. It’s more personal, and it’s something you can save to read and appreciate years laters.

At Artbeat, we want to inspire you to send a few hand-written letters this month. So come join us for this card-making workshop and we’ll show you how to make some beautiful handmade cards to make your letter-writing even more special. $15pp

Mexican Tin Folk Art
Saturday 5/5 10am-6pm & Sunday 5/6 12pm-6pm

Our Cinco de Mayo craft celebrates the tin art of Mexico, or “milagros”. Come make your own milagro, learning to emboss metal shapes and color them to hang in your room. This project is best for ages 8 and older.
$15p

Mother’s Day Quilling Cards
Saturday 5/12 10am-6pm

Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, looping, curling and folding strips of paper to make beautiful, decorative designs. These techniques are surprisingly easy to learn and can turn any card into an elegant work of art. Come to the studio and learn how to make a quilled card for Mother’s Day – it’s the kind of card she’ll want to keep forever, maybe even frame. $15pp

Flower Canvas Placemats
Saturday 5/19 10am-6p

May flowers are here! Come and paint a flower-shaped cut canvas that you can use as a decorative Spring table setting – placemat or pot holder.
$15pp

Special Guest! Liza Gardner Walsh
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Workshops at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM

Join guest author Liza Gardner Walsh who will read from her latest book about Fairies, talk about the fairy world, and then show you how to make your very own fairy garden with miniature ladders, pathways, signs and tiny furniture. You’ll take home a garden bowl with real plants and flower seeds, ready to welcome fairy friends. Book signing after the workshop.

This workshop makes the perfect gift for fairy lovers of all ages: adult friends, grandmas, favorite aunties, moms and daughters. Children under 8 years old must have an adult companion also participating. $40pp or $75 for two. Please reserve your place soon, as space is limited.

Butterfly Peace Lanterns
Saturday 5/26 10am-6pm & Sunday 5/27 12pm-6pm

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to think about world peace. Create your own special lantern with peace symbols, flowers, and other designs as a glowing reminder that peace is something we can make together. Lantern runs on AAA batteries (not included). $15pp

 

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Kindness Matters

It’s never too early to teach children how important it is to be kind. Our new Kindness and Make & Givecraft kits from Ann Williams teach children ages 6 and up about friendship through beautiful craft making. The Kindness kit gives you eight different projects to make and share. WIth a Make & Give craft… Read more »