Events

coloring silk scarves in june

Join Common Street Arts to create natural dyed silk scarves with instructor Vickie Limberger. The class will use leaves, flowers, and other natural elements to make these fabulous dyed scarves. After creating one scarf with materials provided, participants will take a nature walk to collect plant materials on the trails near the studio!
Each student create two handmade scarves.

Reserve your spot: 12 student limit.

hand building with clay

“Handbuilding” is a process that manipulates clay by hand using only simple tools as opposed to the pottery wheel. Before potters used the wheel, they created beautiful pots and clay forms using clay, fingers and hands, and basic hand tools. Students will to fire and glaze the coil mug works they make. No previous ceramic experience is necessary to participate. Wednesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 29
Cost: $60.00
Instructor: Yvonne Brown, graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Waterville Creates! Clay Studio Manager.

still life painting

In this workshop, students will learn to draw and paint from observation. Create an acrylic painting from a traditional still-life floral arrangement provided by our friends at The Robins Nest, a florist located on the 1st floor at the Hathaway Creative Center. All materials included.  All levels of experience welcome.
Cost: $45.00
Instructor: Yvonne Brown, graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Waterville Creates!
Clay Studio Manager.

April Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

This Month: 
4/2: Cock-a-Doodle Rooster
4/9: April Showers Umbrella
4/16: Bluebird of Happiness
4/23: Spring Mini-Kites
4/30: Caterpillar Craft

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org 

maker space day with jon moulton

What sculptures can be created with using metal fasteners and simple brazing techniques? Find out in this fun maker day with Jon Moulton. Participants will be inspired by the work in the gallery! Kids under 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. $20
Scholarships available. Recommended for ages 7+.

 

Art + Storytelling: Let’s Move

After a brief exploration of the Museum, we will read a children’s book related to the month’s theme. Preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will then be invited to the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art.

after school art club: clay sculptures

Clay is always a favorite for all ages! We will discover how the tools of sculpting are used and invent some creative clay figures to bring home.

Ages 7-12. Healthy snacks provided. $14. Scholarships available.

April Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

This Month: 
4/2: Cock-a-Doodle Rooster
4/9: April Showers Umbrella
4/16: Bluebird of Happiness
4/23: Spring Mini-Kites
4/30: Caterpillar Craft

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org 

Eggsploring Art

As a family, find new and exciting ways to explore the Museum through a looking activity in the galleries and then participate in an egg-decorating workshop.

Age recommendations: For children ages 4+ and their caregivers

Photo: Art + Storytelling 2018, courtesy of Peter Brown ’20.

April Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

This Month: 
4/2: Cock-a-Doodle Rooster
4/9: April Showers Umbrella
4/16: Bluebird of Happiness
4/23: Spring Mini-Kites
4/30: Caterpillar Craft

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org