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Paint-a-Tile


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Explore the colorful world of majolica glazes by painting your own tile. Joan will give an overview of these ancient glazes, including their origin and properties, and demonstrate majolica painting techniques. Each student will be able to pick out and paint two tiles with their own unique design. Tiles will be glaze-fired and available for (more…)

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Artist Talk and Author Reading: Art and Cultural Exchange


Shannon, founder and arts management consultant through the Office of Cultural Work, will share about her work at the intersection of art and social change. Kathryn will read recent hybrid work from a manuscript in progress that combines poetry with short essays. This event is co-hosted with Cook County Higher Education and is free and (more…)

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Demonstration: Expression + Generosity in Clay


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Lisa will demonstrate her pot making, talk about the addition of feet or handles, and also speak about how creativity is expressed through limitations. This event is free but due to limited space, pre-registration is requested. Goodwill donations are welcome. (more…)

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Glass Coasters


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Explore shapes and color to make two unique glass coasters to adorn your table. Students will learn to cut and assemble glass that will then be fully fused in a kiln to create two, four-inch square coasters. The coasters will be fired overnight and available for pick-up the following day or via mail for additional (more…)

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Glass Coasters


Instructor(s):

Explore shapes and color to make two unique glass coasters to adorn your table. Students will learn to cut and assemble glass that will then be fully fused in a kiln to create two, four-inch square coasters. The coasters will be fired overnight and available for pick-up the following day or via mail for additional (more…)

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Demonstration: Making Pots, A Hopeful and Troublesome Effort


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Linda has said, “Having made pots now for about 40 years, I am surprised that it is still both a hopeful and troublesome effort to make a decent pot.” Join us for an opportunity to hear how Linda has sustained her interest and inspiration over the years and watch her demonstrate her techniques. This event (more…)

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Paint-a-Tile


Instructor(s):

Explore the colorful world of majolica glazes by painting your own tile. Joan will give an overview of these ancient glazes, including their origin and properties, and demonstrate majolica painting techniques. Each student will be able to pick out and paint two tiles with their own unique design. Tiles will be glaze-fired and available for (more…)

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Panel Discussion: The Water Cycle


Join us for a unique discussion with four artists who have spent seven days exploring the concept of water and life on the shores of Lake Superior: Moira Bateman, Annie Hejny, Moheb Soliman, and Nick Wroblewski will all share about their process in their past and present work. Suggested donation at the door: $10 (more…)