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Workshop Weekend

Note: This event has passed.


October 6 – 7, 2012
10:00 am – 8:00 pm


$40 for both days. $30 for MAH members or Families. $30 for a single day.



705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060, United States

(Google Map)

Phone: (831) 429-1964

Workshop Weekend brings together makers, artists, crafters, builders, explorers with passions and curious learners of all ages.

Explore breadmaking, discover stone sculpting, create your own vanilla extract, learn to solder, and make a tie-dye t-shirt — all in one weekend!

Workshop Weekend, the festival of learning offering more than 20 short, hands-on workshops, returns on October 6-7 at the Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz. Workshop Weekend is a family-friendly event for kids and adults alike, bringing together arts, crafts and engineering workshops, all taught by the bay area’s top makers. Pay $40 and take as many workshops as you like!

Join us this weekend for workshops including: Pinhole Cameras, Home Recording for Musicians, Creating Real Rust, Making Bread and Butter, Creating Felt Flowers, DIY Vanilla Extract, Fun with Rainbow LED Strips, Plastic Art, Digital Video Editing with Open Source Software, 3D Modeling and Layout: Introduction to SketchUp and GoogleEarth, Basics of Singing, Black Holes Singularities and the Event Horizon, Discovering Your Inner Wordsmith: Poetry, How to Play the Theremin, Basic Observational Drawing, Introduction to Electronics for Arduino, Photo Transfers,  Noise Music Clinic, Beginning Web Development, Build a Website: WordPress, Sewing Stretchy Fabric, Tie Dye, Stone Sculpting with Hand Tools, Digital Video and Learn to Silkscreen.

See workshop descriptions, details and register for workshop weekend here.

Hope we’ll see you soon!

J.D. and Gil

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