PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Painting Barns 10:00 am
Painting Barns
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Painting Barns
Instructor: Cynthia Swanson Learn to paint the beauty of Brandywine Valley barns by discovering techniques for the underlying structure and surrounding landscape. Finish your painting with washes and drybrush to depict weathered wood and foliage textures.
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Artini 7:00 pm
Artini
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artini
Unwind on a Friday night sipping an adult beverage and getting in touch with your creative side. In this laid-back workshop students will complete a work of art inspired by Museum exhibitions. Instructor: Amanda Kamen. Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: September | October | November
Clay Date 7:00 pm
Clay Date
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Clay Date
Mix, mingle, and get a little messy in the Museum’s ceramics studio! Participants will experiment with clay and complete a functional piece of pottery that the Museum will glaze. No experience necessary. Instructor: Peter Morgan Must be 21 or older to participate. Register: September | October | November
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Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Using garden plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions to create a series of monotypes on the museum’s large etching press. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Instructor: Marne Ryan Make elegantly comfortable rings by fusing sterling silver and gold. This workshop will cover simple band making to complex framing. Participants will also learn bench tricks for sizing and fitting in addition to single and double framing.
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Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Botanical Monotypes (2-day workshop)
30-minute lunch break. Instructor: Caroline Coolidge Brown Using garden plants and simple materials, students will explore the possibilities of organic and geometric compositions to create a series of monotypes on the museum’s large etching press. Basic printmaking lessons in tearing paper, registering paper, mixing colors, and using the press will be covered.  All materials in this class are non-toxic. Supplies included.
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop) 9:00 am
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ring Workshop: From Basics to Sublime with Marne Ryan (2-day workshop)
Instructor: Marne Ryan Make elegantly comfortable rings by fusing sterling silver and gold. This workshop will cover simple band making to complex framing. Participants will also learn bench tricks for sizing and fitting in addition to single and double framing.
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Mitch Lyons Technique Demo 1:30 pm
Mitch Lyons Technique Demo
Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mitch Lyons Technique Demo
Join artists John Baker and Andrew Snyder as they demonstrate the clay monoprint technique pioneered by Mitch Lyons who is featured in the special exhibition Mitch Lyons: The Hand Translated.  
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