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Previous Workshops: 2012

Workshop and Mini Concert Featuring Grammy Winner Darlene Koldenhoven

Workshop & Mini Concert Featuring Grammy Winner Darlene Koldenhoven
March 31, 2012

Wellness With Sound and Voice
Join Grammy-winner Darlene Koldenhoven for an informative, entertaining and rejuvenating adventure with sound, utilizing the many newly researched and proven benefits of music and sound-making for the brain, body and all around health.

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Wish You Were Here: Postcards from Happy Valley with Christina Carroll

Wish You Were Here: Postcards from Happy Valley
with Christina Carroll
Sunday, April 15, 2012

Create your own unique print while learning image-making using a hand-turned press.

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Dragons, Gargoyles, and Things that go Bump in the Night Workshop with Richard Flores

Dragons, Gargoyles, and Things
that go Bump in the Night
Ceramic Workshop with Richard Flores
April 27-29, 2012

Join us on a creative safari into the jungles of human fears, nightmares, and internal disturbances.

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Basketry Workshop with Gerri Johnson-McMillin

Basketry Workshop with Gerri Johnson-McMillin
May 5 & 6, 2012

Learn to use basketry techniques to make your own traditional Adirondack backpack. This extremely functional and beautiful alternative to the modern backpack resembles what the Woodland and Appalachian Native Americans used to gather their food or carry their belongings. You will use different reeds to create this backpack - which can be used to gather materials for future basketry workshops.

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9th Annual Luster Glazes Unveiled Workshop

9th Annual Luster Glazes Unveiled Workshop
with Myra Toth
June 14 - 17, 2012

Four days of study and investigation of the materials and processes that create the signature Luster Glazes of Beatrice Wood and others will be presented by Myra Toth, ceramic artist and teacher of Ceramics and Glaze Theory for 36 years.

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A World of Glass with Richard Flores

A World of Glass
with Richard Flores
September 28 - 30, 2012

September 28 - 30 we will be presenting our first glass workshop. A World of Glass with Richard Flores will serve as an introduction to the use of glass as an artistic medium throughout diverse cultures and the centuries with hands-on experience exploring this exciting medium.

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Amphorae and the Figure Workshop with Allison Newsome

Amphorae and the Figure Workshop
with Allison Newsome
October 4 - 7, 2012

This four-day workshop will share information gleaned from a recent twelve-week workshop presented by Allison Newsome for the Harvard Ceramics Program Office for the Arts. The Harvard workshop was a multi-disciplinary collaboration with University of Rhode Island’s Inner Space Center and included Amphorae research from Black Sea Byzantine shipwreck discoveries.

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Basketry Workshop with Gerri Johnson-McMillin

Basketry Workshop with Gerri Johnson-McMillin
October 6 & 7, 2012

Learn to use basketry techniques to make your own traditional Adirondack backpack. This extremely functional and beautiful alternative to the modern backpack resembles what the Woodland and Appalachian Native Americans used to gather their food or carry their belongings. You will use different reeds to create this backpack - which can be used to gather materials for future basketry workshops.

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Day of The Living Dead Workshop with Richard Flores

Day of The Living Dead
with Richard Flores
October 26 - 28, 2012

This ceramic workshop with Richard Flores offers a fresh and personal exploration of traditions relating to El Dia de la Muerte and Halloween. Create and celebrate your ancestors in this unusual, fun, and educational workshop.

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Children's Art Workshops

 

Children's Art Workshops with Seda Sevada

Workshops are held the first Saturday of every month

These workshops, led by Seda Sevada, introduce children to a wide range of media and processes. In many cases the workshops will involve artists-in-residence at the Center, or special guests, providing unique opportunities for expansive experience with the arts.

The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts also presents Children's Art Workshops at venues in Southern California throughout the month. For more information, contact: seda@beatricewood.com.  

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