Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Eco Jewelry & Bookmaking

Camp Is-Sho-Da | Hilltop Lodge, 231 Upper Mannix Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061
Girl Scouts | More Information

10:00AM - 12:00PM Eco Jewelry
Create unique, upcycled jewelry with Green Art Workshop. Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind décor and wearable art! Use eco-friendly materials to make earrings, a pendant, a necklace, or adorn an existing piece to make it your own. Participants will complete (or do steps of?) the Jeweler badge.

1:00-3:00PM Bookmaking
Take inspiration from the natural world and learn the art of book making with Green Art Workshop! Explore bookbinding techniques and use found images, text, and natural watercolors to make a unique personal journal or haiku book.

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Apr
3
3:30 PM15:30

Whimsical Weavings

Lenox Public Library | 18 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lenox Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Whimsical Weavings

Newton Public Library | 330 Homer St, Newton, MA 02459
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Newton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Jun
3
5:00 PM17:00

Berkshire Pop-Up Habitat Unveiling

Berkshire South Regional Community Center | 15 Crissey Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Multigenerational | *Please email info at greenartworkshop dot org for more information.

At this special event, we will unveil our Pop-Up Habitat installation created by Project Connection students in an 8-week spring residency program at Monument Valley Middle School. Attendees will learn about the project, have the opportunity to make art to contribute to it, and enjoy a community supper by Berkshire Co-op Market.

*This program is supported in part by a grants from the Great Barrington Cultural Council, Otis Cultural Council, Stockbridge Cultural Council, and West Stockbridge Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Pottery

Camp Rice Moody | Rice Rd, Reading, MA 01867
Girl Scouts (Brownies & Juniors) | More Information

Create colorful handmade paper bowls and baskets from discarded magazines, maps, encyclopedias, and more! Choose your favorite style and sculpt decorative and functional art objects using paper craft techniques.

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Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Whimsical Weavings

Hamilton-Wenham Public Library | 14 Union St, South Hamilton, MA 01982
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Mar
17
2:15 PM14:15

Whimsical Weavings

Lucius Beebe Memorial Library | 345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wakefield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Bookmaking

Camp Rice Moody | Rice Rd, Reading, MA 01867
Girl Scouts (Brownies & Juniors) | More Information

Inspired by the natural world around you, learn how to create a one-of-a-kind haiku book or personal journal. We’ll explore different binding techniques and use images, found text, and natural watercolors to create unique artist books.

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Whimsical Weavings

Amesbury Senior Community Center | 68 Elm St, Amesbury, MA 01913
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

*This is a collaborative workshop brought to the community with the help of Amesbury Library and the Council on Aging. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Amesbury Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Mar
13
to Mar 19

Whimsical Weavings

Brackett Elementary School & Robbins Library | Arlington, MA 02476
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | *Please email susan at greenartworkshop dot org for more information & to sign up.

Discover how to make colorful, playful weavings utilizing discarded, reusable, recyclable, and natural materials. First, learn how textiles have developed and reflected societies throughout the world. Then, create a personal textile artwork that re-purposes garments, fibers, books, and more! 

You are encouraged to bring favorite old garments, ribbons, and other textiles that you want to repurpose for this project. 

Multiple Sessions (Join one or more!): March 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 3:00-5:30pm @ Brackett Elementary & March 15, 12:00-2:00pm @ Robbins library.

*This is a collaborative workshop brought to the community with the help of Brackett Elementary After School Program and Arlington Public Library. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Mar
2
5:30 PM17:30

Eco-Art Lanterns

Camp Cedar Hill | 241 Forest St. Waltham, MA
Girl Scouts | More Information

Use your five sense to conjure up your favorite moments of the winter season. Then bring your vision to life by transforming a coffee can or mason jar into a glowing winter wonder-lantern, as you up-cycle a variety of materials.

1:00-3:00 PM Daisies & Brownies
3:30-5:30 PM Brownies & Junior

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