Papermaking 101

Date/Time: Friday, June 14, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuition: $52 Member/$67 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

In this class, students will learn about the history of western papermaking and then step outside to make some colorful sheets of their own. After the basic skills are mastered, decorative options such as inclussions, two-plys and stencils will be explored. Wear casual clothes and shoes that can get wet.

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Am Now Writer: Public Reading

Date/Time: Monday, July 8, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Join us for a public reading for writers of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more. Sign up to share your short essay, a few poems, fan-fiction, flash-fiction, or your novel in progress; anything you can present in 5 minutes or less. Or, just come to listen! Reader registration required prior to the event.

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WBCA Book Club

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with Registration
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Join other friends of WBCA to talk about interesting books! In this first-ever biography, by local author LaWayne Leno, Adele aus der Ohe is revealed through personal letters, newspaper articles, and poetry. This provocative and forgotten story tells of the glories and struggles of a female artist, at the turn of the 20th century.

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Word Recycling: Found Poetry

Class ID: B615
Thursday, July 18
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Recycling pop cans and glass bottles is great for the planet. And recycling words amps up your creative energy, too! Together, we’ll find words and phrases in newspapers and other print sources to make our own fresh, new poems. Found Poetry is for anyone—no poetry experience required.

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Class ID: B402
Tuesday, July 2
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Tracy Nelson Maurer will read her book Samuel Morse, That’s Who! (Henry Holt) and talk about the many different kinds of codes people have used in the past and still use today. We’ll write messages in International Morse Code and have a coding contest. We’ll also decorate the room with coded messages!

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Woven Paper Art Journal

Class ID: B213
Thursday, June 20
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 8-12

We will use many kinds of paper to make a one-of-a-kind art journal for all our summer sketching. Learn both paper weaving and book-making techniques in this fun class!

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No Class May 24

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium.  Artists work on their own projects with their own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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