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September 2019

Craft Happy Hour Minimalist & Maximalist Collage with Ella Campbell

/// September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another fun edition of Craft Happy Hour with Ella Campbell as she leads participants in the art of collage! Attendees will create a multilayer 8” x 10” original work, featuring a geometric collaged silhouette. Layered beneath the silhouette, participants are encouraged to experiment with magazine cuttings, book pages and other paper goods. Supplies will be provided, and participants will be able to choose from over 30 available silhouettes such as animals, gemstones, plants and more. Participants may…

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October 2019

Craft Happy Hour Halloween Makeup with Ingrid Victoria

/// October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Professional makeup artist Ingrid Victoria will be sharing her skill set to teach beginner and intermediate level Halloween enthusiasts how to create a simple yet effective vampire look. And for those more interested in gruesome looks, she will show you how to create a ripped-up skin effect using liquid latex which you can add to any zombie or creature look. In this class, Ingrid will go in-depth on teaching you the correct order in which to build layers to add…

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November 2019

Craft Happy Hour Silicone Mold and Plaster Casting with Carlie Trosclair

/// November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening with Carlie Trosclair, one of the artists selected to participate in the 2019 edition of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art's Louisiana Contemporary exhibition, presented by The Helis Foundation. In this workshop you will learn a combination of basic mold making techniques to design your own decorative planter. We will use silicone to create molds of imagery, textures and patterns. The silicone embellishments will be added into the planter mold and cast in plaster, creating unique…

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December 2019

Craft Happy Hour Indigo Dyeing and Shibori Techniques with Aaron Sanders Head

/// December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Alabama artist Aaron Sanders Head for an evening of exploring indigo and shibori. Participants will learn to dye fabric with a plant-based indigo vat and learn to create natural blue tones on fabric. Participants will then learn shibori techniques, with a focus on Kumo (twist resist) and Itajime (shape resist), to create patterns on fabric. Participants will leave with dyed fabric and a shibori-dyed wall-hanging. All necessary materials will be provided, and participants are encouraged to bring their own small, natural fiber items…

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January 2020

Craft Happy Hour Watercolor Techniques with Frances Rodriguez

/// January 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get friendly with your watercolors, and enjoy the meditative power of painting! This workshop will offer tips on brushwork, composition and color theory basics. Participants will be guided in several small studies and a larger piece, emphasizing the relaxing nature of watercolors. $20 members; $25 non-members.

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February 2020

SOLD OUT – Craft Happy Hour Headdress Workshop with Emily Swietlik

/// February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT.  Join Emily Swietlik, designer and director of Swiet Stuff costumes and wearable art, at one of three Mardi Gras headpiece workshop this February at the Ogden Museum! The workshop dates are Feb. 4, 11 and 18, and each workshop participant will receive a headpiece base, beautiful materials and complete instructions on how to create a fabulous Carnival creation. Gather your extra crazy sparkle supplies and a few costume compadres! Participants are encouraged to bring any…

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SOLD OUT – Craft Happy Hour Headdress Workshop with Emily Swietlik

/// February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT.  Join Emily Swietlik, designer and director of Swiet Stuff costumes and wearable art, at one of three Mardi Gras headpiece workshop this February at the Ogden Museum! The workshop dates are Feb. 4, 11 and 18, and each workshop participant will receive a headpiece base, beautiful materials and complete instructions on how to create a fabulous Carnival creation. Gather your extra crazy sparkle supplies and a few costume compadres! Participants are encouraged to bring any…

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SOLD OUT – Craft Happy Hour Headdress Workshop with Emily Swietlik

/// February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT.  Join Emily Swietlik, designer and director of Swiet Stuff costumes and wearable art, at this Mardi Gras headpiece workshop at the Ogden Museum! Each workshop participant will receive a headpiece base, beautiful materials and complete instructions on how to create a fabulous Carnival creation. Gather your extra crazy sparkle supplies and a few costume compadres! Participants are encouraged to bring any craft supplies or items they wish to incorporate into their looks or share with the group.…

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March 2020

Craft Happy Hour Flower Preservation with Jeannette St. Amour

/// March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a class for anyone who's looked at a flower and wondered if it was possible to preserve it's beauty past a few weeks. Join preservation artist Jeannette St. Amour as we learn the best ways to keep our favorite bouquets vibrant and strong for years to come. Students will be able to experiment with several methods of floral preservation, and get to take home the results! Some of the techniques we will be discussing and playing around with…

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