Monday, August 27, 2012

:: Open for Fall! ::

The Craft Centre is open for fall! 
This fall we will be introducing a brand new printmaking area. Bring a friend and come on down!

New Fall 2012 Hours
Monday through Friday: 11am  to 10pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am  to 5pm

Sign up for new classes and workshops!
Our website is currently under construction, but the schedule of classes will be up soon. In the meantime stop on by to pick up a schedule!

Architectural Terra Cotta
Date: Sundays, September 23 – October 21
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
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
UWM Students/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

Introduction to Bookmaking
Date: Thursdays, October 25 – November 29
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
In today’s world, the computer has released the book from its sole duty as tomes of information. In this five-week course, students will explore the creative potential of the book as an art form! This class will encourage the investigation of the fundamental concepts of the book as an artistic medium; as well as teach the basic techniques needed to create artist books. Class will not be held November 22nd.
Instructor: Corey Smith
UWM Students/members: $90 Faculty, staff, alumni: $95 Community members: $100
Dyeing with Natural Plant Dyes
Date: Saturday, November 10 & Sunday, November 11
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
This 2–day workshop will introduce students to the art of dyeing through the use of natural plant dyes! Students will learn ways to dye fabric in a variety of colors without using toxins! Students will also have the option of adding embellishments and screenprinting the beautifully colored fabrics to create one of a kind home d├ęcor or accessories!
Instructor: Nellie Worden
UWM Students: $25 Faculty, staff, alumni: $30 Community members: $35

Give us a call or stop in to sign up!