Variety of workshops coming to Dorchester Center for the Arts

Posted 11/27/21

Needle Felting with Laura Rankin. Learn basic techniques for needle felting a winter gnome, a tiny snowy owl and festive acorn ornaments. All materials will be provided. Students will leave with …

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Variety of workshops coming to Dorchester Center for the Arts

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Needle Felting with Laura Rankin. Learn basic techniques for needle felting a winter gnome, a tiny snowy owl and festive acorn ornaments. All materials will be provided. Students will leave with their completed creations plus their own felting needle and foam pad, as well as a handout about techniques and resources. The class will be Thursday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $50 for members, $85 for non-members. There will also be a materials cost of $15, payable to the instructor on the class date.

Up-cycle Ornament Craft with Worldwide Hope. Open to ages 6 to 17. Youth will turn trash into treasure during this up-cycling workshop with World Wide Hope founder Griselda Jiménez. This class will be taught in both English and Spanish. The one-day workshop will be Saturday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $15 for DCA members, $20 for non-members.

Niños de 6 a 17 años. Convierta la basura en un tesoro durante este taller de Supra-Reciclaje con Worldwide Hope fundadora Griselda Jiménez. Esta clase se imparte tanto en inglés como en español. Taller de un día / Sábado, 4 de diciembre (1-4 p.m.). Costo - $15 miembros, $20 no miembros.

Fun & Funky Furniture with Terri Griffin. This two-day workshop will teach the art of up-cycling furniture. Students will learn how to decoupage and embellish with a variety of items, then seal the piece with polyurethane to last a lifetime. Students should bring a small piece of furniture; all other supplies will be provided. Participants will take home their completed piece of furniture as well as an instructional printout of the process for future reference. Suggested furniture pieces: end table, small cabinet or a small chair. The workshop will be Dec. 10 and 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $125 for DCA members, $160 for non-members.

 Dorchester Center for the Arts is dedicated to enriching Maryland’s Eastern Shore community through high-quality, engaging programming in the visual, literary and performing arts. As the designated county arts council for Dorchester, the center is committed to increasing access to the arts for all members of the community by supporting extensive outreach and educational opportunities in the arts.

For more information, visit www.dorchesterarts.org, call 410-228-7782 or stop by 321 High Street in Cambridge. DCA is currently open noon-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, as well as Second Saturdays until 8 p.m. For the latest, find DCA on Facebook.