Tuesday, May 29, 2012

:: Open for Summer! ::

The Craft Centre is open for summer!
This summer we will be featuring a brand new photo lab and hand-building area! Check back soon for more details.

Sign up for new classes and workshops!!!
To see our complete summer schedule visit our website at: www.craftcentre.uwm.edu

Pinhole Photography
Mondays, June 18th - July 16th
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bummed that you can't afford a new camera this summer? Pinhole photography offers the opportunity to construct photographic cameras out of found objects and materials. During this course we will make cameras out of everything from tiny matchboxes to a full size minivan! Get ready to spend some time outdoors experimenting.
Instructor: Robin McGuire

Architectural Terra Cotta
Tuesdays, July 10th - August 7th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you love early Milwaukee’s architecture? Well, let’s learn how those historic ceramic tiles were produced! Come and explore Milwaukee’s architectural history as we learn the processes involved in creating ceramics for building design. These tiles can be used for interior and exterior home installations.
Instructor: Benito Tyjeski

Repurpose Furniture with Mosaics
Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2
5:00pm – 7:30pm
During this two day workshop learn how to repurpose furniture through the art of glass mosaics! This unique workshop includes instruction on cutting glass, creating designs specific to each item and grouting. Feel free to bring in any small to medium item you find thrifting or have lying around the house. While choosing your item keep in mind that textured pieces cannot be covered.
Instructor: Nellie Worden

Give us a call or stop in to sign up!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

:: Gift Cards! ::

The Craft Centre is now selling gift cards! We have a limited supply, but they can be used on anything that we sell - from classes to clay. A perfect gift for your friends and family!