Holiday workshops book creative ideas
The Stark Museum of Art, in partnership with Lamar State College-Orange, will offer a Block Printing Holiday Card Workshop on Saturday, November 20, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and a Bookmaking Workshop on Saturday, December 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration for both classes is required through Lamar State College-Orange Continuing Education, 409.882.3321.
The Block Printing Holiday Card Workshop will be held November 20. Participants will learn how to create a block print and use this new skill to create holiday cards and gift tags. A tour of the Stark Museum of Art will provide inspiration and include a discussion of printmaking methods. Beginners are welcome. Supplies will be provided. The workshop fee is $40.
During the Bookmaking Workshop December 4, participants will learn basic bookmaking techniques and create their own personalized sketchbook or journal. The workshop will begin with a tour of the medieval Books of Hours currently on view at the Stark Museum, which will serve as inspiration for the hand-made books. Beginners are welcome. Supplies to make one sketchbook or journal will be provided. The workshop fee is $45.
Both workshops will be led by instructor Amelia Wiggins, who holds a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and currently works as Educator for Public Programs at the Stark Museum of Art.
Wiggins encourages participants to register early by calling Lamar State College-Orange at 409.882.3321.
Located at 712 Green Avenue in Orange, Texas, the Stark Museum of Art is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. Group tours are available by appointment. For more information call 409.886.ARTS (2787) or visit www.starkmuseum.org