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WORKSHOPS + CAMPS

Join us for our much-loved {hands on + mixed media} School Year and Summer Art Camps, along with year-round extra special art events. Weekly workshops meet once a week throughout the school year and Monday - Thursday, 9AM - 3PM during select weeks in the summer!

ANNOUNCING:
  • EARLY BIRD ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR SUMMER {hands on + mixed media + in-person/in studio} ART CAMPS 2021 FOR CHILDREN ~ LINK BELOW!
  • CREATE AN ACCOUNT ~ Be ready to enroll by simply creating an account ahead of time!
  • SCROLL DOWN to see our weekly art workshops, summer art camps (early bird enrollment launching 2/27), events & creative happenings for kids! Please note, additional art workshops will be added with time.


IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Please be sure you're connected with us on @handmakery Instagram.
  • If you live in the Roaring Fork Valley please email hello@handmakery.com to join our local email list.
  • Simply create an account for easy + streamlined + future enrollment before enrolling in workshops.
  • Since 6/2020 all workshops have returned to in-person/in-studio/limited class size with approved safety measures in place. Please review our very important POLICIES & PLAN before enrolling: COVID-19 Health & Safety Plan
  • Account Credit ~ You may apply account credit at checkout if your credit is the same or more than your purchase. If you need to make a partial payment, please contact the studio.
  • All workshops have extra-limited enrollment again this school year/summer. Early online registration is highly encouraged as workshops tend to fill quickly & well in advance.
  • Please know you're not enrolled unless you receive both email confirmation via our studio AND email confirmation via PayPal.
  • Workshops need to be purchased individually, but we're more than happy to create a one-click personalize link with all workshops of interest as a bundle for simple, streamlined, one-click enrollment. Please email hello@handmakery.com giving us specific workshop(s) + date(s) + child name(s) and we'll simply put together your personalized package for a simple one-click for your family.
  • Please continue to check back & stay connected. Additional art workshops, events, specialty camps, & creative happenings will be added!
PARTIES & CELEBRATIONS ~ No date is ever too early to add to our ~ Events Calendar! Send us a note ~ hello@handmakery.com for details!

SUMMER ART CAMPS {hands-on + mixed-media + magical + in studio} 2021 ...(ENROLLMENT IS OPEN)!

Join us for SUMMER ART CAMPS 2021 {mixed-media + hands on + magical}! Early Bird Enrollment is open! See our SUMMER ART CAMP FLYER above & in the MOUNTAIN PARENT MAGAZINE ~ Spring Edition! Camps run Monday - Thursday/9 AM - 3 PM during specific weeks throughout the summer. Camps are a mix of in-studio magical making & creating + outdoor (snack am/pm + picnic at the park with creative team building games-n-play)!

Session V ~ a TOUCAN’S TRIP to TAHITI in TIE-DYE: TAKE II ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting April 6 or 7 or 8 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

Artists will explore 3D construction as they design and create their very own colorful + captivating vacationing toucan. Artists will travel through the process of designing in 2D, all the way to creative + colorful construction in 3D. This personalized + playful "perched piece" will explore the process of creative construction using upcylced elements, paint, personality, poise, and artful embellishments creating a vibrant habitat to "soar sights high into the sky" as a sculptural ~ magnificent maker mobile! This exotic vacation is a trip you do not want to miss this spring, especially adding the textile element of tie-dye! We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community of creators! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

Session IV ~ PARADISE + PARROTS + PALMS, & POSSIBLY PINEAPPLES, for a PAINT & PRINT PAR-TAY with PLENTY OF PIZZAZZ TO P-O-P ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Feb 16 or 17 or 18 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

Travel on creative + colorful getaway to a painter's paradise, for a parrot & palm pairing, which will truly be any person's PAR-TAY!!! Create a personalized piece exploring vibrant paints, prints, the process of printmaking, and pizzazz to perfection for a powerful P-O-P! More delightful details to come...

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

Session III ~ a TOTALLY TURBULENT TAXI TRANSPORTED by a TALENTED TORTOISE with a TWIST ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Jan 5 or 6 or 7 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

Indeed, a totally turbulent taxi transported by a talented tortoise, all with a twist!!! This workshop will push movement and 3D construction to new heights. We're envisioning this as a maker's molecular mobile, yet a magnificent (implied) moving mobile for a perfect pairing and play on words! A vibrant sculpture with a tantalizing twist. Completely capturing chaos and creativity, yet colliding, to celebrate childhood and C-O-L-O-R and cuteness. Now this is going to spark some conversation! More delightful details to develop, as we continue to keep you curious and contemplating!!!!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted and curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...Session III starting January 4 (Please contact our studio via hello@handmakery.com)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring + owlet-aged artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools + techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small creative community and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart of Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing at the end of each six-week session. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, fabric, yard, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our time together with art work traveling home on the last day together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light to dazzle and delight!

CANDY COTTAGE 2020 ~ Golden Ticket + Holiday Pop Up Event ~ First Friday OR First Saturday OR First Sunday ~ 6 - 8 PM ~ Drop off + Ages 6 & up ...Dec 4 or 5 or 6 (ALL DAYS FULL)!

Join us for a magical maker's ~ HOLIDAY CANDY COTTAGE WORKSHOP ~ home sweet + snowy + savory + sweet home! We look forward to decorating a very sweet + colorful + candy cottage, using a traditional pre-built gingerbread house + homemade icing + colorful candies galore + more magical materials as a winter wonderland takehome! This event sold out in a matter of minutes last year as seating is limited for this two-hour + festive + holiday + First Friday + drop off ~ Craft Night: Under the Stars + In the Studio! Reserve your GOLDEN TICKET today!

Session II ~ BONSAI & BLOOMS in a BEAUTIFUL aBOMINAL’S BLIZZARDY BOTANICAL BUNGALOW ~ EIGHT WEEKS/Mon or Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Oct 19 or 20 or 21 or 22 (ALL DAYS FULL)!

Escape into the wintery woods constructing and creating a cozy-cute-n-colorful, beautiful yet blizzardy botanical bungalow (aka darling yurt) that showcases beautiful bonsai-n-blooms sold by a sweet-n-friendly Abominable Snowman (aka yeti) just in time for the holiday season! Savoring winter with sparkle-n-shimmer-n-snow, this sweet-stargazing-snowy-sculpture-scene will sway a warm + wintery + wooded wonderland all with a touch of twinkle. Artists will explore both 2D planning, 3D design & creative construction + creative collaboration, and mixed-media making which will include contouring with canvas, clay, wood, paint, experimenting with upcycled goods, along with a playful mix of paper mache and/or plaster! Your maker’s holiday heart will melt next to the mini campfire filled with sweet-n-savory s'mores! We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

mini Maker Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...Session I starting Sept 14 (IN SESSION) AND/OR Session II starting Nov 2 (FULL)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring + owlet-aged artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools + techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small creative community and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart of Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing at the end of each six-week session. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, fabric, yard, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our time together with art work traveling home on the last day together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light to dazzle and delight!

HALLOWEEN CRAFT NIGHT ~ FIRST FRIDAY OCT ~ 6pm-8pm ~ Drop-off + 6 & up ...Oct 2nd (FULL)!

Halloween arts + crafts pop up evening event! CRAFT NIGHTS: Under the Stars + In the Studio ~ Kids ages 6 and up drop off ~ Parent Date Night downtown on First Friday!

Session I ~ ARTFUL ABSTRACTS TO ALLURE: mesmerizing minis mounted into a modern-mono-motif for a magical maker’s masterpiece ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Sept 8 or 9 or 10 (FULL)!

Explore mesmerizing mixed-media to your handmade-heart’s creative content!!! Master a multitude of materials for an art-FULLY exciting experience AND experiment for extraordinary exposure. Creatively curate many mastered minis into a multitude of magnificence. Move into a modern-mono-motif for a magical maker's mono-masterpiece. Lavishly let loose while "lively learning layers" and diving into discovering how colorful and creative materials can magically mix-n-mingle. Explore a full range of savory supplies & magnificent materials to melt a maker’s heart before mysteriously transforming these minis into a mounted mix of monolith magic. A curated creation complete, created by a clever and colorful child. This collection will be cleverly curated on "wondrous wood" for a clean-line + mastered modern + timeless treasure. Artists will explore a wealth of exciting techniques and high quality art materials with a focus on process art, experimentation, and personal discovery. Artists will dive into luscious layering, mixed-media, delightful details, painting, printing, and a sip of simple stitch onto heavy-weight paper. We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.