Create your own Handmade Books – Artist Elke Claus will guide you in creating your own illustrated hand bound books. Starting with blank paper and a cover, you will sew a ‘ pamphlet stich’ style book. Text and images will be provides using collage and rubber stamping. This is a great way to tap into the creative side of adults and children who leave with their own unique Artist’s book
After viewing the Creatures from the Concrete exhibit on the second floor, create your own mini mural using various techniques used by graffiti artists. Teaching Artist Katie Romans will lead young artists and their families in stenciling and wheat pasting techniques to compose a mini mural on a canvas panel. Participants will also have the chance to collaborate on a larger mural demonstrating their new skills and their endless creativity.