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Intermediate Weaving will build on the skills covered in our introductory class, covering new patterns, knots, and shapes. You will learn how to make fringe, triangles within triangles, columns, ways to join different colors together and more! We'll also spend some time refreshing ourselves on skills learned in the introductory class. To get the most...

$47
Su.   Aug 30th, 11am
Intermediate
(216)

In this 2-session drawing course, students will explore the practice of drawing as a place to generate and express ideas. We will locate this investigation within art history, looking at drawing's heritage as a means to examine, critique, appreciate and express something of our own existence. Looking to more contemporary examples, we will investigate...

$95
W.   Sep 2nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

This 3-hour course will explore methods of monoprinting, or the the practice of making unique prints. Students will be introduced to basic print techniques that do not require a press and can be easily done at home. Techniques will include stamping, texture-transfer, photocopy transfer, and stenciling, mong others. Students will explore the surprising...

$65
Th.   Sep 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

Meet and greet starts at 5:30pm. Workshop kicks off at 6pm. Whether you're a newbie movie fan or seasoned cinephile, this workshop is a fun chance to learn more about what goes into the craft of moviemaking. Take a look under the cinematic hood and see how the motion picture engine runs.  We discuss how the following crafts are woven together...

$15
W.   Sep 9th, 6pm
All levels
(216)

By some estimates, for every New Yorker you see walking around on the streets, there’s one New Yorker underground, riding the train. That’s right - 1/2 of New York’s population is on some form of public transportation at any given moment. This miraculous statistic means that the city we know truly couldn’t exist without its subways, buses,...

$10
Th.   Sep 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

Exploring the world of jazz can be daunting. The music is often both complex and abstract, the venues are off the beaten path, and the press rarely covers it. In fact, New York is home to one of the most thriving jazz scenes in the world, and many of jazz's greatest historical happenings took place right here. This course will give students a...

$10
Th.   Sep 10th, 8:30pm
All levels
(216)

Getting a handle on your finances shouldn't be complicated or confusing. It boils down to four key numbers in these areas: Credit Savings Retirement Net Worth Whether you are just starting out and want to know what you should be doing or have been working on your finances but unsure you're on the right track, this class will help you understand...

$10
Sa.   Sep 12th, 9:30am
All levels
(216)

Get outside and learn to identify trees by the details: bark, buds, leaves and tree form. Class will start with an overview of identification terminology and then practice outside in the field. Join us for a ramble around the neighborhood and get to know some trees! Saturday, September 12: 10:30am-noon or 12:30-2:00pm Beginner walk in Carroll Gardens...

$13
Sa.   Sep 12th, 10:30am
Beginner
(216)
Saturday September 12 10:30am - 12pm 1 Session $13
Saturday September 12 12:30pm - 2pm 1 Session $13
Sunday September 20 10:30am - 12pm 1 Session $13
Saturday September 26 10:30am - 12pm 1 Session $13
Saturday September 26 12:30pm - 2pm 1 Session $13
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In this two-day workshop, you'll learn how to make reusable, high temperature, silicone molds for metal casting. On the first day we'll make the mold, and on the second day we'll pour the molds. This class is suitable for beginners and professionals alike, and it's a great addition to our Pewter Casting I class. Bring a small object you'd like to...

$215
Sa.Su.   Sep 12th, 12:30pm
All levels
(216)

In this class you will be able discover and explore the history of the most popular spirit in the world. Whisky is the national drink of Scotland, and the most popular spirit in the world: it is a multi-billion dollar industry employing thousands globally and one of the UK’s leading exports. Yet, it is more, much more than this; it’s a story...

$14
M.   Sep 14th, 6pm
All levels
(216)

Currently a lingua franca in use around the world, English was at first a minor language spoken by a few thousand people in Europe several thousand years ago. In this class, we will explore how English has developed and spread to its present form. Students may find themselves inspired to think about English as living cultural history. This class...

$10
T.   Sep 15th, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

In this class, they will take you through the necessary steps to mine your life for good stories and amaze an audience with your performance. Have you ever been stranded on a remote island for years at a time? Gotten into a fistfight with a cop? Peed in your pants in front of the high school rowing team? Do you have a funny or heartbreaking story...

$37
W.   Sep 16th, 12pm
Beginner
(216)

We’ll discuss the height of spirit photography as well the influential Spiritualism movement and explore the methods of creating "ghosts" from back in the day. If a photographer told you he could take a picture of your deceased loved one, would you believe him? Back in the 1860’s, many people did. Hundreds of people believed that photographers...

$8
W.   Sep 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

Attendees will have a better understanding on the history of Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Landscape architects Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux envisioned Brooklyn’s Prospect Park as a pastoral refuge in the midst of a rapidly urbanizing city. For generations, the park fulfilled its promise, but by 1976 the goddess driving atop the arch in...

$10
Th.   Sep 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)

In this hands-on class, we'll learn the art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique, and will practice different techniques using wax and dye. We'll then use these techniques to create your own custom fabric square. These awesome (and large!) muslin squares can be used for just about anything from kitchen towels to wall hangings. Each square measures...

$60
Th.   Sep 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
(216)