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Category: Artist in Residence ProgramAIR Application Deadline

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March 31, 2014N/A

Applications to be a 2014 Friends of the Porkies Artist in Residence must be received by March 31, 2014.

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Category: MeetingsFolk School Committee Monthly Meeting

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April 8, 2014

Please call Angie at 906-884-4886 if you are interested in being on the Folk School Committee.

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Category: MeetingsFriends Monthly Meeting

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April 15, 2014

Monthly meeting to discuss Friends general business and projects.
Please call 906-884-4886 if you are interested in attending.

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Category: Folk School ClassSpring Cleaning at the Folk School

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April 19, 2014

Join us for a fun time making the Folk School sparkle for a new season of classes. Extra cleaning supplies, mops, brooms are always appreciated.

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Category: Artist in Residence ProgramAIR Notification

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April 25, 2014N/A

Artists selected to be Friends of the Porkies Artists in Residence will be notified of their selection by April 25, 2014.

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Category: Folk School ClassWater Colors: Beginner's Level 1

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April 26, 2014

The class will include introduction to color, contrast, complements, value, composition, perspective, different ways to add texture and negative space painting, as well as appropriate supplies to use. Students will paint a still life, a landscape, and plein air, weather permitting.

Judy Hiltunen, the instructor, will supply all the materials needed for the class.

Hosted by Barb Braithwaite.

$110 Class Fee + $25 Materials Cost = $135 Total Fee

Friends Members: $105 Class Fee + $25 Materials Cost = $130 Total Fee

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Category: Folk School ClassLampworking: Glass Bead Making

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May 2, 2014

Learn the old Italian methods of Lampworking to make glass beads in a torch. Students will be provided detailed instruction about the tools and methods used to manipulate hot glass to produce wound glass beads. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, each student will use age-old techniques to create beads with a variety of shapes and patterns. No skill necessary;15 years old min. with strong interest.
This is a 12 hour class offered over 3 days (3 hours Friday 6-9pm, 6 hours Saturday plus 1 hour lunch 10am-5pm, and 3 hours Sunday 1pm-4pm) and all materials are provided by the instructor, Sherrie McCabe.

Hosted by Karen Berg.

$103 Class Fee + $35 Materials Cost = $138 Total Fee

Friends Members $93 Class Fee + $35 Materials Cost = $128 Total Fee

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Category: Folk School ClassLampworking: Glass Bead Making

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May 3, 2014

Learn the old Italian methods of Lampworking to make glass beads in a torch. Students will be provided detailed instruction about the tools and methods used to manipulate hot glass to produce wound glass beads. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, each student will use age-old techniques to create beads with a variety of shapes and patterns. No skill necessary;15 years old min. with strong interest.
This is a 12 hour class offered over 3 days (3 hours Friday 6-9pm, 6 hours Saturday plus 1 hour lunch 10am-5pm, and 3 hours Sunday 1pm-4pm) and all materials are provided by the instructor, Sherrie McCabe.

Hosted by Karen Berg.

See May 2 for class fees

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Category: Folk School ClassLampworking: Glass Bead Making

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May 4, 2014

Learn the old Italian methods of Lampworking to make glass beads in a torch. Students will be provided detailed instruction about the tools and methods used to manipulate hot glass to produce wound glass beads. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, each student will use age-old techniques to create beads with a variety of shapes and patterns. No skill necessary;15 years old min. with strong interest.
This is a 12 hour class offered over 3 days (3 hours Friday 6-9pm, 6 hours Saturday plus 1 hour lunch 10am-5pm, and 3 hours Sunday 1pm-4pm) and all materials are provided by the instructor, Sherrie McCabe.

Hosted by Karen Berg.

See May 2 for class fees

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