Workshops for Seniors

Art is therapeutic for all ages, which is why we’ve designed specific workshops for the seniors in our community. Bring lunch, enjoy a workshop, and browse the shop for a fun-filled afternoon!

When you are ready to book, simply call the shop or click below!

 

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Pottery Bell

Create a bell for your porch, tree or deck!

In this workshop, we will be using techniques such as slab rolling, slipping and scoring and adding texture. You can also add embellishments to make it your own unique bell. Once you are finished, the instructor will take them home to glaze and fire them to that they are strong enough to hold up in our Michigan weather.

All supplies included

Instructor: Danielle J. Hawkins, DaniJo Hawkins Pottery
Workshop fee: $15 per person, minimum 5, maximum 12

Printable Pottery Bell Workshop Flyer


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Copper Washer Bracelet

In this workshop, learn to texture metal washers and assemble them using jump rings, creating a beautiful copper washer bracelet to wear home! All tools and supplies included.

Skills needed: Hammering and using two pairs of pliers to open/ close jump rings

Workshop duration: Approximately 2 hours

Instructor: Joyce Green
Workshop fee: $15 per person, minimum 3, maximum 10

Printable Copper Washer Bracelet Flyer


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Color Burst Sun Catcher

Bring the great lakes beaches and colorful sun rays to your space! Choose hand-collected, water-worn and sun-kissed great lakes driftwood; then add beads and colorful fun fibers to do just that! From brights to pastels, and many different textures, you’ll have fun choosing the combination that fits your style!

Skills needed: Large hold bead stringing, basic knot tying

Workshop duration: Approximately 2 hours

Instructor: Lisa Jarrell
Workshop fee: $15 per person, minimum 5, maximum 12

Printable Color Burst Sun Catcher Workshop Flyer


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Mark Making

Release your inner child while drawing and/or painting from your intuitive spirit using alternative tools. Enjoy experimenting with pencils, chalks and paint daubers attached to twigs and unique objects found in nature. No artistic skills necessary. Participants are welcome to sit or stand.

Sills needed: An open mind

Workshop duration: Approximately 2 hours

Instructor: Susan Gilland
Workshop fee: $15 per person, minimum 5, maximum 12

Printable Mark Making Workshop Flyer


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Whimsical Bird

Create a fun, organic happy bird, guaranteed to make you smile! Using a variety of natural elements, bring a whimsical bird to life with a personality all it’s own! We will use pods, drieds, feathers, beads and twine to help this cutie take flight, and finish with a fiber tassel in a fun assortment of colors & textures. All supplies included.

Skills needed: Overhand knot-tying, large hold bead stringing, gluing

Workshop duration: Approximately 2 hours

Instructor: Lisa Jarrell
Workshop fee: $15 per person, minimum 5, maximum 12

Printable Whimsical Bird Workshop Flyer


Ready to book? Click below or call the shop!