Short Program Workshops:

We customize our Short Program Workshops to fit the needs of each special event or class.
These programs are a 1.5 hour minimum duration and can be designed for drop-in participation or be facilitated in a more traditional class format. Workshop fees vary according to length of program and the number of participants. We provide the teachers and materials and tailor programs to meet each group’s goals. A selection of programs are listed below. We can also create a program based on a particular theme or material.

Please complete our PROGRAM REQUEST FORM if you would like to set up a Short Program Workshop.


(Grades 4-12 & Adults, Min. 1.5 hrs.)

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.

(Grades 6-12 & Adults, Min. 1.5 hrs.) 

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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(Grades 3-12 & Adults,
Min. 1.5 hrs.)

Weave a colorful tapestry using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, cereal boxes, and more! In this creative re-use workshop, you will learn how to make a simple loom and re-purpose favorite garments and other household items into unique artworks.

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(Grades 4-12 & Adults, Min. 1.5 hrs.) *This can be adapted for all seasons and for younger participants.

Imagine yourself in an apple orchard, listen to the crunch of leaves under your feet, and smell the crisp air. Then turn your own autumnal scene into a one-of-a-kind haiku book by collaging found text and imagery.

(Grades K-12, Min. 1.5 hrs.)

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.

(Grades K-12 & Adults, Min. 1.5 hrs.)

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

(Grades K-12 & Adults, Min. 2 hrs.)

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.

(Grades K-3, Min. 1.5 hrs.)

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

(Grades 6-12 & Adults, Min. 2.0 hrs.) 

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!