Jan
28
1:00 PM13:00

Constructed Realities (3D Collages)

1:00PM-2:30PM (Cadette) & 3:00PM-4:30PM (Senior & Ambassador)

Camp Cedar Hill | 241 Forest Street | Waltham, MA
Girl Scouts (Cadette, Senior, & Ambassador) | More Information

Learn how to express a significant event, dream or critical observation about your surroundings using 3D collage techniques. Using various printed paperitems that might otherwise be thrown away, your personal memory will become a work of art. Volunteer supervision required.

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Feb
3
11:30 AM11:30

Art Cards - The Green Way!

10:00AM-11:30AM (Brownie), 12:30PM-2:00PM (Junior), & 2:30PM-4:00PM (Cadette)

Camp Cedar Hill | 241 Forest Street | Waltham, MA
Girl Scouts (Brownie, Junior, & Cadette,) | More Information

Make your own cards to give to friends and family. Discover how to use collage, pop-up and other craft techniques to turn discarded greeting cards and other recycled paper items into unique pieces of art. Volunteer supervision required.

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Camouflage Creatures

10:00AM-11:30AM (Daisy), 12:30PM-2:00PM (Brownie)

Camp Maude Eaton | 141 Maude Eaton Street | Andover, MA
Girl Scouts (Daisy & Brownie) | More Information

Discover the role color, shape, and pattern play in nature as you create animal habitat collages. These can take the form of a 2d work on paper or an accordion book.

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Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Art Cards - The Green Way!

10:00AM-11:30AM (Brownie), 12:30PM-2:00PM (Junior), & 2:30PM-4:00PM (Cadette)

Camp Maude Eaton | 141 Maude Eaton Street | Andover, MA
Girl Scouts (Brownie, Junior, & Cadette,) | More Information

Make your own cards to give to friends and family. Discover how to use collage, pop-up and other craft techniques to turn discarded greeting cards and other recycled paper items into unique pieces of art. Volunteer supervision required.

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Dec
9
11:30 AM11:30

Winter Wonder-Lanterns

10:00AM-11:30AM (Daisy) & 12:30AM-2:00PM (Brownie)

Camp Rice Moody | 29 Rice Road | Reading, MA
Girl Scouts (Daisy & Brownie) | More Information

Turn milk cartons and cereal boxes into glowing artworks of a winter scene. Describe your ideas of wintertime through light, shadow, color, and shape on your own hanging and tabletop sculptures.

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Dec
2
10:30 AM10:30

Light Impressions

Berkshire South Community Center | 15 Crissey Road | Great Barrington, MA
Adults (Multigenerational, Ages 6+) | More Information

Depict your dreams of the season through light, shadow, color, and shape. Transform a coffee can, Mason jar, cereal box, or other discarded objects into a glowing tabletop sculpture or hanging artwork. This creative workshop presents a great opportunity to make homemade holiday gifts individually or as an intergenerational project.

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Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Harvest Prints

Berkshire South Community Center | 15 Crissey Road | Great Barrington, MA
Adults (Ages 9-Adults) | More Information

Learn how to make spice, fruit, and vegetables dyes of the season. Then print and paint until your heart’s content using these all natural pigments to create one-of-a-kind works on paper. Be sure to visit the Center’s Arts & Crafts Festival after class!

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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Fresh StART: Green Art in the Classroom

10/14/17 & 11/18/17 9:00-1:00PM (Plus an additional 4 hrs. online)

EDCO Collaborative | 36 Middlesex Turnpike | Bedford, MA  
Adults/Educators | More Information

Fresh StART is Green Art Workshop’s teacher training initiative. In this class series, participants will learn about sustainable art practices and develop related creative skills through hands-on making, brainstorming, and feedback sessions. They will then develop their own eco-conscious art curriculum and learn the best practices for sharing these techniques in their schools and communities. Upon completion of the program, teachers will be ready to inspire the next generation of green artists!

Please Note: At the first class, participants will have the option to register for one graduate credit through Worcester State University.

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Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Foliage Fashion

Berkshire South Community Center | 15 Crissey Road | Great Barrington, MA
Adults (Ages 12+) | More Information

Transform this season’s colorful foliage into wearable art using natural fabrics, wax, thread, and paper. Pick your favorite leaves and design earrings, necklaces, pendants, or adorn existing accessories. 

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Aug
21
11:00 AM11:00

Itsy Bitsy Beings

Blanding Public Library | 124 Bay State Rd., Rehoboth, MA  
Children (Ages 8+) | Free | More Information

Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, & tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop.  Discover how to turn wire, e-waste, discarded books, and other odds & ends into imaginary creatures with movable parts!

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Aug
17
2:30 PM14:30

Community Cartographers

Forbes Library | 20 West St, Northampton, MA
Grades K-2 | Free | More Information

Participants will enliven their senses as they embark on journeys through school, home, and the community. Through blindfolded tours, experimental drawings, and tactile experiences, they will encounter their environment in unexpected ways. Reflecting on their sensory observations, students will create unique mixed media maps.

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Aug
12
11:00 AM11:00

Mix & Match Marionettes

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA                        

All Ages | Museum Admission | More Information

Forage found images from calendars, greeting cards, and magazines to find the elements for your assemblage. Play with “cut-up” and collage techniques to create your own one-of-a-kind hybrid dancers.

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Aug
5
11:00 AM11:00

Kite Makers

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA                        

All Ages | Museum Admission | More Information

Discover the rich cultural tradition kite-making and how it explores identity and memory. Then, learn how to visually express a significant relationship in your life using symbolism to create your own flying sculpture.

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Jul
25
3:30 PM15:30

Summer Land-Escapes

Reading Public Library | 64 Middlesex Ave, Reading, MA 01867
Kids | Free | More Information

Picture yourself jumping in the ocean waves, building a sandcastle on the beach in the sunshine or camping under the stars in a redwood forest. Then turn that summer scene into a one-of-a-kind haiku book by collaging found text and imagery.

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Jul
24
1:30 PM13:30

Itsy Bitsy Beings

Flint Memorial Library | 147 Park St, North Reading, MA
Grades K-5 | Free | More Information

Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, and tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop. Discover how to utilize a variety discarded books and magazines to craft these real and imaginary creatures with movable parts!

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Jul
19
3:30 PM15:30

Constructed Realities & Itsy Bitsy Being Jewelery

Reading Public Library | 64 Middlesex Ave, Reading, MA 01867
Free | More Information

Constructed Realities  | 3:30-5:30pm | Teens
Learn how to express a significant event, dream, or a critical observation about your surroundings using 3D collage techniques. Using various paper ephemera your personal memory will become a surreal maquette!

Itsy Bitsy Being Jewelery | 6:30-8:30pm | Adults
Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, and tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop. Discover how to turn wire, e-waste, screws, and other odds and ends into real and imaginary wearable creatures.

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Jul
13
3:30 PM15:30

Itsy Bitsy Beings & Constructed Realities

Hamilton-Wenham Public Library | 14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA
Free | More Information

Itsy Bitsy Beings | 3:30-5:30pm | Ages 11-15
Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, and tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop. Discover how to turn wire, e-waste, screws, and other odds and ends into real and imaginary creatures.

Constructed Realities  | 6:30-8:30pm | Adults (Ages 14+)
Learn how to express a significant event, dream, or a critical observation about your surroundings using 3D collage techniques. Using various paper ephemera your personal memory will become a surreal maquette!

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