Arts and Crafts

Desiring Ancient Athens: Art, Culture, and Memory in the Most Famous Classical City

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Arts and Crafts
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CU professor Margaret L. Woodhull, Ph.D. in an exploration of classical Acropolis in Athens. Adventure through ancient Greek architecture, art, culture, theater, and politics of High Classical Athens.

Sumi-e Japanese Painting

Arts and Crafts
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Simple but powerful! Sumi-e painting is Japanese ink brush painting that conveys Japanese respect for nature, simplicity, and purity. Join our instructor from the Arvada Center to learn the basics of this ancient technique of ink painting by using ink and rice paper to create your own Sumi-e painting. All art supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 20 people, so come early to ensure your spot!

Ten Thousand Villages - Fair Trade Rugs

Arts and Crafts
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In May, over 300 hand-knotted rugs designed and created by fairly paid adults in Pakistan will be brought to Denver for the 4th annual Ten Thousand Villages oriental rug event. Join us as we learn about how the artisans create their own patterns to produce these masterpieces of fabric knotted into intricate designs and how making these rugs has a positive impact on the artisans lives.

Miniatures for the Garden-Indoor and Out

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room

Create some furniture fit for a garden fairy. The Denver Museum of
Miniatures, Dolls and Toys will share some ideas and techniques for
incorporating miniatures into planters and terrariums. Please call or visit to register.

Hand Sewn Baby Slippers

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room

Make a gorgeous pair of soft handmade slippers for the sweet baby in your life. We will decorate these slippers with simple embroidery stitches. Great for baby shower gifts! All supplies will be provided, including a pattern so you can make these again and again. Please call or visit to register. Participants may only register for one of the two available dates.

Hand Sewn Baby Slippers

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room

Make a gorgeous pair of soft handmade slippers for the sweet baby in your life. We will decorate these slippers with simple embroidery stitches. Great for baby shower gifts! All supplies will be provided, including a pattern so you can make these again and again. Please call or visit to register. Participants may only register for one of the two available dates.

Knitting Needle Organizer

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room

Join Holly Willis and create your own knitting needle organizer using a sewing machine (can also be used for crochet needles, paintbrushes, pencils, or anything similarly shaped). Bring your collection of items to store in the organizer! Please call or visit to register. Participants may only register for one of the two available dates.

Knitting Needle Organizer

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room

Join Holly Willis and create your own knitting needle organizer using a sewing machine (can also be used for crochet needles, paintbrushes, pencils, or anything similarly shaped). Bring your collection of items to store in the organizer! Please call or visit to register. Participants may only register for one of the two available dates.

Sewing Lounge

Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Community Room

Have a project you want to work on but don’t have your own sewing machine? Want to get some quiet sewing time in away from other demands? We’ll have our sewing machines set up with basic thread colors, and someone will be here to answer basic questions.

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