CraftNOW Create

Saturday, November 9, 2019

11:00am – 4:00pm

Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street

 

Questions?

leila.cartier@craftnowphila.org

On Saturday, November 9th, craft steps out of the studio and into the heart of Philadelphia with CraftNOW Create.  Enjoy a full day of hands-on exploration and take-home activities hosted at the Kimmel Center. All activities are free and family friendly. Stop by and join in at any time! 

2019 activities will be presented by The Center for Art in Wood, The Clay Studio, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, University of the Arts and more.

Presented in partnership with the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts.

with additional support from the American Craft Council and Rago.

Upcycling Craft

Learn more about upcycled crafts from plastic bags and the eco art focused exhibit Nordic Changes: Works by Diane Burko

Pecking Chick Toy

The creation of these pecking chick toys is a few easy steps! Discover the joys of working with wood through this kinetic project.

Claymation

Animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. One person or a group of people can create a story, supply voices for characters, and share your creation with the world.

Button Making

Create your own wearable message from an assortment of dyed fabrics, thread, and printed texts to cut, collage, and press the materials into souvenir buttons.

Journal Making

Make a personal journal with needle-felted covers and practice machine sewing to finish your own project to take home.

Leaf Printing

Inspired by their craft collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art will help visitors create a large collective project as well as a takeaway small masterpiece using weaving techniques.

Loom Weaving

Inspired by their craft collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art will help visitors create a large collective project as well as a takeaway small masterpiece using weaving techniques.

Mini Mosaics

Be inspired by renowned artist Isaiah Zagar and create your own miniature tile.

Portraits Clay

Watch portraits being sculpted from life in clay with Liza Masalimova.

Craft & Material Studies

Join the Craft + Material Studies program from UArts as they demonstrate wheel throwing, woodturning, jewelry making techniques and more!

Wooden Toy Making

Create your own classic folk-art toys! Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about woodworking techniques with hand tools and to make and take their own pieces.

Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street