Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Event Listings

Friday ARTnights: Friday Night Fever Disco Dance Workshop

7/10/15

Friday ARTnights: Friday Night Fever Disco Dance Workshop
Friday (6:30-8:30pm)

Join GiGi for an introductory disco dance class. Learn steps and moves performed in time to the beat of popular disco music. This class will show you all the classic moves with a modern twist. No dance experience required. Wear comfortable shoes.

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Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip

7/10/15

Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip
(6:30-8:30 pm)

Join us for an evening of painting and wine from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Friday of every month! Dates for 2015 are: January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10. Receive step-by-step instruction from teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear as you create your own masterpiece all while enjoying snacks and wine. $30 includes all materials and refreshments. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information or to register.

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Gallery Show Opening: A Journey down the Potomac

7/11/15

Gallery Show Opening: A Journey down the Potomac
(Opening Reception July 11 5:00pm-7:00pm; Exhibit runs daily through August)

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present the work of photographer Jonathan Weiner in a new solo show opening in the CHAW Gallery on Saturday, July 11, 2015. The opening will take place 5:00pm-7:00pm on Saturday, July 11th at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE, and is free and open to the public. General gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat). Gallery is free and open to the public. “A Journey down the Potomac” will run July 11-August in the Gallery. For more information, visit http://www.chaw.org, or call (202) 547-6839.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

7/17/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

7/17/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

7/24/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

7/30/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

7/31/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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Art & Beer @ Wunder Garten

8/1/15

Art & Beer @ Wunder Garten
Saturday (3:00pm-5:00pm)

This family-friendly event will take place 3pm-5pm at Wunder Garten, a pop-up beer garden in NOMA. We'll have creative art activities led by a CHAW teaching artist for kids (and kids-at-heart), as well as beer for grown-ups (they can be kids-at-heart, but must also be 21+). Join us for this special community partnership and help support #PaintBucket2015 while you're at it! FREE and open to the public.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/1/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/6/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

8/7/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/7/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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YAP Registration Kickoff Event & CHAW Dance Store

8/8/15

YAP Registration Kickoff Event & CHAW Dance Store
Saturday (11:00am-2:00pm)

We are beyond excited to unveil our brand new Youth Arts Program, beginning this fall. Online registration starts July 20, but we think registering is always more fun with friends and food. Join us on August 8 from 11am to 2pm for on-site registration, snacks, and mingling. ATTN DANCE FAMILIES: From 11am to 2pm on the same day, we will be holding a special CHAW Dance Store, where you can purchase all dance accoutrements at a discount before fall classes begin. You'll have the opportunity to meet and chat with our CHAWsome Dance Department teaching artists while you shop.

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CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard

8/8/15

CHAW presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury & selections from Yeomen of the Guard
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7:30pm plus 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays)

CHAW's annual summer of Gilbert & Sullivan is back in full--and, as always, slightly twisted--form! Join us for an evening or afternoon of song, wordplay, and fun.

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Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque

8/14/15

Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

$25 BURLESQUE DANCE WORKSHOP Includes an informative burlesque dance class & educational workshop focusing on the rich history of the art.

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The Callback - Acting Intensive with Special Guest Yolanda Hunt, BET Casting Director

8/15/15

The Callback - Acting Intensive with Special Guest Yolanda Hunt, BET Casting Director
Saturday (1:30pm-9:00pm)

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for "The Callback" with Special Guest YOLANDA HUNT - BET's Casting Consultant & Associate! A full day to work with and learn from one of the busiest casting directors. This workshop includes: Mock One-on-One Audition with Yolanda; Cold Reading Practice; Headshot / Resume Review; Learn the Business of Acting with Mark; Q&A with Yolanda; Commercial Audition Techniques / Practice. There are only 30 seats being sold for this workshop, so sign up today at http://www.TheMarkMcKinnon.com! Early Bird special ends July 3rd.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

8/21/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

8/21/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

9/4/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

9/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

9/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

10/2/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

10/16/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

10/16/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

11/6/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

11/20/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

11/20/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

12/4/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure

12/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Working from the Figure
(1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

Working from nude models, students will develop accuracy and expressiveness in rendering the human figure. Instruction will be individual with an emphasis on working with each student’s strengths and experience. The class will be complemented with theory and examples in art history. It is assumed that all students taking this class have some prior drawing experience. New students should bring an 18x24 newsprint pad, an 18x24 Strathmore Drawing pad, kneaded eraser and extra soft vine charcoal to the first class. The class is facilitated by master engraver and artist Will Fleishell. Easels are available. Class Dates in 2015: 1/2, 1/16, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, SPECIAL JULY SCHEDULE: 7/17 and 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18 $76 for a four-class pass or $20 class drop-in. Call (202) 547-6839 for more information.

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Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet

12/18/15

Friday ARTnights: Clay & Cabernet
Friday (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of clay tile painting and wine sipping! In this workshop, offered monthly, you'll learn the frisket technique, using stencils and paint on clay tiles, while enjoying a happy hour atmosphere. All materials and refreshments will be provided--so just bring your creativity and a willingness to play with clay!

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