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MAY 5-7


Fire on the Mountain with Dan Tomcik and Dan Scully

Throwdown 2017: A Ceramics Symposium


Torched 2017: A Glass Symposium






MAY 19-21



Fiber Arts Forum I




Pigment 2017: A Painting Retreat



JUN 2-4

Ninth Annual Jim Campbell Hammer-In




Alchemist Picnic IV: A Mid-Atlantic Metals Retreat





JUN 5-9


Wheel to Table: Approaching Form and Surface with Doug Peltzman

Seams Different with Luke Haynes

Mapping: Surface, Texture, and Relief in Kiln Glass with Richard Parrish

Hinged Box Building with Melissa Davenport

Landscape: Painting the View with Maura Doern Danko



JUN 11-15



Interpreting Master Paintings into Mosaics with Yulia Hanansen


JUN 12-16

Irons in the Fire with Glenn Horr



Flesh and Blood with Carmen Lozar

Hollow Constructions: PMC Beads and Lockets with Donna Penoyer




JUN 19-23

Copper Drinking Vessels with Glen Gardner

Exploring Functional Handbuilding: Discovering the New in the Old with Sunshine Cobb

Not Your Daddy's Leather Workshop with Jamie Murphy


Enameling on Art Clay Silver with Pam East


Experimental Printmaking with Roger Hyndman

Encaustic Storytelling: Incorporating Encaustic with Mixed Media with Marge Luttrell



JUN 26-30 (Teen Week)

Blacksmithing for Teens with Matt Yeomans

Pump up the Volume: Exploring the Poetics of Large Vessels with Trevor King

Fiber Art Transformations: Silk, Wool, Paper, and Books with Janice Patrignani

Marbles and Beads with Mike Mangiafico

Selfie: All about Me! with Boris Bally


The Power of a Series: Creating a Small Body of Related Pieces with Josh Mitchel

Intaglio Printmaking with Roger Hyndman



JUL 10-14

Forged Fashion with Ellen Durkan

Inspiring Porcelain: Form, Surface, Function, Dysfunction with Bryan Hopkins

Cordwainer Craft: Making Classic Handmade Leather Shoes with Molly Grant

Taking the Next Big Step with Andrew Tischler

All Fired Up: Who Knew a Torch Could Do All This? with Anne Havel




Art Sampler with Bridget Mayak

JUL 17-21

From Forge to Bench with Zach Lihatsh and Dan Neville

Setting the Table with Mike Jabbur

From Traditional to Contemporary: Finding Your Own Path to Modern Quilting with Nicole Maroon

Reverse Relief Casting with Elizabeth Braun

From Forge to Bench with Zach Lihatsh and Dan Neville





JUL 24-28

Forging and Finishing a Tomahawk with Mark Yanko

The Layered Surface with Justin Rothshank

Silk Sensational Silk: Paint It, Crimp It, Dye It, Wear It with Janice Patrignani

Kiln Working Basics with Meredith Edmondson

Chasing A to Z: A Comprehensive Survey of Technique with Liza Nechamkin Glasser




Mining and Refining Your Own Clay with Joe Smith and Natalia Slattery

JUL 28-30






Painting Small and Often with Brooke Rothshank




Introduction to Bladesmithing with Andrew Meers

Decorated Surfaces in Porcelain with Julie Wiggins

A Thousand Words and Assembly Required with Len Davis


Some Like it Hot: An Introduction to Enameling with Marissa Saneholtz

Adventures Creating Bas Relief and Three-Dimensional Substrates for Mosaics with Laura Lyn Stern




AUG 4-6







Drawing Made Easy with Marianne Hilke



AUG 7-11

Tools for the Home: Design for Daily Use with Greg Gehner

Sketch, Stretch, and Scratch: Handbuilding and Surface Techniques for Pottery with Chandra DeBuse

Introduction to Sculptural Needle Felting with Erin Carlson

Building Blocks of Flameworking with Kit Paulson

Fascinating World of Fabrication with David Jones


East Meets the West: Chinese Painting and Watercolor with Lian Quan Zhen


Monster Gardens with Bridget Mayak and Cheryl Capezzuti

AUG 14-18

Sixteenth Century Padlock with Sliding Hasp with Thomas LatanĂ©

Wheel Thrown Pottery with Valda Cox


Glass and Metal: Transformed into Wearable Art with Susan Thornton

Glass and Metal: Transformed into Wearable Art with Susan Thornton


Reducing the Landscape: Reduction Woodcuts Inspired by Location with Val Lucas



AUG 21-25

Keep it Together: Joinery for Furniture with Abraham Pardee

Form and Surface in the Woods of Touchstone with Eric Rempe

Papermaking 101 with Katy DeMent

Make Your Mark with Dorie Guthrie

Stone Setting with Wendy Thurlow


"Leaf" it to Nature Printing: New and Traditional Techniques with Gudrun Garkisch



AUG 25-27

FUNdamentals of Blacksmithing with Jody Best






Imprimatura: The Dynamism of Subtractive Painting with Josh Mitchel



AUG 25-28



Pulp Painting: Illustrate with Colorful Paper Pulps with Katy DeMent


Exploration in Cold Connections with Casey Sheppard





AUG 26-28


Using Paperclay for Handbuilding Functional Vessels and Sculptural Objects with Danna Rzecznik









Make the Tools for the Job with Mark Aspery

Wood, Clay, Fire with Dan Tomcik and Dan Scully

Shibori Holiday with Janice Patrignani

Beyond Glass Beadmaking Basics: Surface and Form with Diana Dugina

Steel Jewelry with Maia Leppo



Making a Binzasara with Tadao Arimoto



Troubleshooting Creative and Technical Problems in Blacksmithing with Anna Koplik



Wild Flower Lampwork Class with Karen Leonardo



Knife Painting in Oils with Joyce Werwie Perry





Dynamic Expressions with Travis Winters

The Art of Papercutting with Annie Howe











Glass Beads: Inside and Out with Joy Knepp



Textured Painting with Adrienne Heinrich




An Introduction to Welding Techniques for the Artist with Mark Atkinson

Mapping and Surface Decoration with Brooke Millecchia



Basic Ring Fabrication with Joshua Kosker

Exterior Mosaics: Two-Dimensional and Bas Relief Projects with Bonnie Fitzgerald











Painting the Laurel Highlands with Harold Frontz





Porcelain: Form and Finesse with Susan Filley


Melting Faces with Chad Parker


Dalle de Verre: Out of the Thick and into the Thin of It with Claire Brill









Keystone Metals Forum IV











Independence 2017: A Mosaic Symposium




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