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Japanese Wood Block Printing

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Join exhibiting artist Takuji Hamanaka in an exploration of traditional Japanese wood block printing. With inspiration from the Beyond Zen: Buddhist Baroque exhibition, learn how to create traditional compositions using a variety of carving techniques. All materials and supplies are provided, and each participate takes home their own wood block and...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$175

2 sessions

Ballantine House Beer-Making Workshop

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

What better place to learn the art of home brewing and connect to Newark’s beer-making history than the “house that beer built”? The historic Ballantine House, a wing of the Newark Museum, was built in 1885 for Jeanette and John Holme Ballantine of the celebrated Newark beer-brewing family. Kendall Alverez Eskew, of The Thirsty Quaker, leads...

Thursday Nov 7th, 6pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)
$275

4 sessions

Sumi: Ink Painting

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

An exploration of traditional ink wash painting inspired by works in the Beyond Zen: Buddhist Baroque exhibition. Join exhibiting artist Jade Lam in an exploration of traditional ink wash painting. With inspiration from the Beyond Zen: Buddhist Baroque exhibition, learn how to create traditional compositions using a variety of stroke techniques....

Saturday Nov 16th, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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Introduction to Ceramics

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

During a six-session weekly course, participants will learn the foundational hand-building and wheel throwing ceramic techniques. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using pinch-pot, slab-building, coil-building, and wheel throwing methods. The course will...

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$200

6 sessions

Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 15+)

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

During a six-session weekly course, participants will learn techniques for wheel thrown pottery. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using throwing methods to stretch and bend clay as it spins on a potter’s wheel. Registration includes instruction, use...

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$175

4 sessions

Introduction to Wheel Thrown Pottery

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Participants will learn techniques for wheel thrown pottery. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using throwing methods to stretch and bend clay as it spins on a potter’s wheel. The course will cover the basics of working with clay and allow participants...

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$175

4 sessions

Introduction to Life Drawing

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Explore and examine the Museum though line and form. Using the Museum’s collection objects and architecture as subjects, participants will learn and practice gesture, line, form, and shading.  Although this is an introductory course; all skill levels welcome.

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$200

6 sessions

Beyond Zen Ceramics: Chado Tea Ceremony Set

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Learn to make and use a traditional tea ceremony set. During this three-day ceramics workshop, participants will make three ceramic components of the traditional tea ceremony: the lidded Matcha carrier, the tea bowl, and the platter. Using both coil and slab techniques, participants will form and trim their pieces. Once kiln fired, pieces will be...

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$200

3 sessions

Hand-formed Ceramics

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

During a six-session weekly course, participants will learn traditional hand-building ceramic techniques that have been developed over thousands of years by cultures around the world. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using pinch-pot, slab-building,...

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$175

6 sessions

Wax Carving for Jewelry Casting

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Before the prevalence of computer-generated 3D modeling, most jewelry was made from casts of hand-carved wax models. This 6-week course tours the galleries for inspiring objects and teaches the basics of jewelry making. Students learn proper techniques for shaping and creating a finished pendant model that will be cast at a professional facility. ...

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$375

7 sessions

An Experiment with Light and Glass

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Join the Newark Museum’s Luce Artist-in-Residence, Matthew Brandt, in a hands-on workshop that encourages experimentation and play with glass, minerals, and light to make a unique series of photograms. Brandt’s work explores materials to make photographic pictures that address the concept of the lens itself. As an alternative investigation into...

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$75

Korean Moon Jars and Floral Arrangements

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

In this four-part workshop series, participants will tour the Museum’s collection of Asian art with scholar Kyunghee Pyun to discover the traditions and histories in Korean art and culture. Participants will then learn and practice techniques to create their own porcelain Moon Jar with ceramicist Jong Sook Kang. The workshop culminates with learning...

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$80

4 sessions

Mixed-Media Sculpture (For Adults Ages 55+)

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

During eight 2-hour sessions, learn to construct your own creative sculptures from repurposed objects, inspired by works on view at the Newark Museum. Manipulate and transform found and commonplace materials like discarded textiles, plastics, paper, wire, wood, beads and small household objects into art works, using two and three dimensional assemblage...

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$80

8 sessions

Contemporary Book Arts (For Adults Ages 55+)

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Explore a sampling of book-making methods during 8 four-hour sessions: monoprinting, basic intaglio and relief printing and binding practices. Create your own small suite of personalized books, both blank and content-filed. View contemporary and historical artist books and printed ephemera; learn through demonstration, hands-on making and experimentation.  ...

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$80

8 sessions

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