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September 2017

Craft Happy Hour Shibori Dying with Peter Horjus and Karen Gadbois

/// September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Louisiana Contemporary artist, Peter Horjus, will be leading a workshop on indigo dying (shibori), with partner Karen Gadbois. Participants will experiment with this dying technique on cotton napkins, which they can take home with them. (This process can be a bit messy, so dress accordingly!) Photo courtesy of Karen Gadbois.

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October 2017

Craft Happy Hour Fiber Necklaces with Kaysie Condron

/// October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we learn to make fiber necklaces with fiber artist, Kaysie Condron of Little Feral!  Participants will learn the basic principles and knots required to make a customized fiber accessories, from adding color and brass to reinforcing closures. This will be a collaborative, fun, and easy going class designed to inspire your creativity, and participants will each take home a completed necklace!

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November 2017

Craft Happy Hour Word of Mouth Poetry with Cubs the Poet

/// November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Poetry Still Matters is a lifestyle brand curated and operated by Cubs The Poet. This workshop will take place during Ogden After Hours and lessons will revolve around communication and creativity, and use poems to construct a sense of self and expression that can inspire others to relate and build relationships through absolute and pure connection.    

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December 2017

Craft Happy Hour Handlettering & Holiday Card Workshop

/// December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the basic principles of calligraphy just in time to address your holiday cards. Anna Dearmon Kornick of The Welcome Note will introduce you to the techniques that artists use to create gorgeous handlettering the easy way - no fancy pens or pots of ink required! Anna will also share fun and festive layouts that you can use to "push the envelope" when addressing your cards this holiday season.

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January 2018

Craft Happy Hour Weaving with Lena Kolb

/// January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants will learn techniques for creating unique weaving on a simple frame loom. Students will learn to warp the loom, plain weave, rya knots and other fun techniques! Beer and wine included!

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February 2018

Craft Happy Hour Kokedama Workshop with Luna Botanicals

/// February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Luna Botanicals for a relaxing and meditative experience learning the Japanese art and craft of Kokedama, an ancient variant of bonsai. A simple translation of kokedama is “moss ball.” We teach you the proper techniques for plant selection, kokedama construction, how to care for the kokedama, and how to style these living works of art in indoor or outdoor spaces. You’ll get your hands dirty with our custom-mixed Louisiana twist on bonsai soil, and leave with your newly constructed…

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March 2018

Craft Happy Hour Block Printing with Passion Lilie

/// March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hand block printing is a centuries-old Indian art form that utilizes a hand-carved teak wood block that is dipped in dye and stamped by hand onto cotton or silk. In this workshop, participants will use this ancient technique to create hand-stamped flour sack towels! This Craft Happy Hour is sold out. Please email store@ogdenmuseum.org to be placed on the waitlist.

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April 2018

Craft Happy Hour Textile Animals with Frances Rodriguez

/// April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Textile artist and painter, Frances Rodriguez will lead participants in a textile and fabric workshop. Students will be assembling animals from pieces of fabric and mounting them onto a fabric background to display as a wall-hanging. This Craft Happy Hour is sold out. Please email store@ogdenmuseum.org to be placed on the waitlist.

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May 2018

Craft Happy Hour Cyanotypes with Jen Brunjes

/// May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jen Brunjes of River Shepard Photographic Arts will be leading a workshop on the 19th-century photographic process of Cyanotyping. Participants will learn how to coat their paper, expose, develop and tone their unique print and leave with their own handmade cyanotype. This event is sold out! 

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