Unleash your inner creativity in these classes designed to tap a variety of interests. Learn a new skill, or exercise some dormant talents, with the help of local experts. Take home a handmade masterpiece at the end of each session.
Calligraphy Workshop, May 14 and 21
The gracious entertaining hosted by the Kennedy White House began with a hand lettered invitation. During this two-part workshop, professional calligrapher Riva Brown will teach the basics of calligraphy, including how to handle the pen, nib, and liquid ink. The class takes place in two parts to allow time for practice in between. Includes all materials. $70; $60 Members. Registration required by May 13.
Basketmaking, June 19
Make a simple-yet-elegant market basket with a fancy handle to use to gather goodies, flowers from the garden, serve bread, or gather the mail. Registration required by June 10. $70; $ 60 Members.
Garden Chairs, July 16
In less than three hours, with only a cordless drill, construct an elegantly austere chair to adorn your garden or patio. No experience with woodworking, power tools, or carpentry is necessary. Registration required. $275; $250 Members