Explore your imagination and creativity through the magic of art. This is a basic art and design class that everyone, regardless of skill level, can enjoy. Discover your inner artist with a focus on the joy and the creative experience of learning the language of art. Taught by local artist Sally Gould.
Learn the basics of hand dyeing textiles with natural materials easily found in your kitchen. Beet, turmeric and onion skins can yield beautiful and varied results. We’ll practice tying and patterning methods while we discover this simple and effective dye processes. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.
Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.
Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks, participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside, or visit another environment using video and audio explorations. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.
Designer Cris Edwards will guide you through a meditative look at plants and vintage garden ephemera, culminating in a beautiful botanical collage to keep and display. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.
Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry. Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine. Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.
Anythink York Street offers a monthly morning book club with a very different style: we choose a theme for the meeting, and you choose the book you want to read based on that theme. Each person discusses their choice. It’s a fun way to discover new authors and books while reading a title that speaks to you. Bring your pick and a morning beverage, and we’ll talk books. This month’s theme: a book with a color in the title. Appropriate for adults. No registration required.
Join independent coimc store I Want More Comics for tips and tricks on how to start and maintain a comic collection. There will also be time to discuss comics with other enthusiasts. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 9 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.
How does a toy go from idea, to design, to manufactured plaything? And how do toy artists work with media companies - like DC, Marvel, and Sanrio - to develop licensed toys that do justice to our favorite superheroes and videogame stars? Join Kidrobot’s talented artists to hear the story of how toys are made, from start to finish, and enjoy an interactive exhibit of their work. Best for all ages.
Work with local expert Sally Gould to create custom cards using water color. Appropriate for teens and adults. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.