Upcoming events at the Claremont MakerSpace

Originally published at: https://claremontmakerspace.org/2023/07/26/upcoming-events-at-the-claremont-makerspace-3/

Greetings Upper Valley Makers:

We have an exciting list of upcoming classes at the Claremont MakerSpace that we think might interest you.

For most classes and events, CMS MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED. That said, members receive a discount on registration and there are some classes/events that are for members only (this will be clearly noted in the event description).

Class policies (liability waiver, withdrawal, cancellation, etc.) can be found here.

Instructors: Interested in teaching a class at CMS? Please fill out our Class Proposal Form.

Tours: Want to see what the Claremont MakerSpace is all about? Tours are by appointment only. Contact Us to schedule your tour where you can learn about all the awesome tools that the CMS offers access to, as well as how membership, classes, and studio spaces work.

Upcoming Events

Events that are currently open for registration.

Open Sew-In

Tue Aug 8 2023, 04:00pm EDT — Tue Aug 8 2023, 06:30pm EDT
Bring your sewing projects and supplies and have fun visiting with other Fiber Artists and Enthusiasts. Work on your projects in our roomy and comfortable sewing department. We have plenty of table space and 5 Singer heavy duty sewing machines, irons, ironing board, and a variety of sewing notions to use in the Fiber Arts Studio.
Allison, our shop lead will be available to help with any questions you may have.
The Polar Bear quilt was quilted by Susan Hoffsteter

About the Instructor: Allison Zito received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of the Arts. Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous museums including The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA, The Delaware Art Museum, The Pennsylvania State Museum in Harrisburg, and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Allison has decades of teaching experience, having taught a variety of classes at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA, and at the University of Pennsylvania Morris Arboretum. She has taught Studio Art in the Upper Valley at AVA Gallery and Art Center, Craftstudies at Hanover League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, ArtisTree, and Claremont Maker Space with stunning results.  Allison Zito was awarded The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018 for her work as an artist and art educator. In 2019 Allison was awarded an Artist in Residency at The Claremont Maker Space. There she created an art installation addressing the issue of Global Warming and she organized a symposium on site, to inspire positive action within the greater community. Allison created two local public art murals in 2021, one for The Sullivan County Conservation District in Unity and Allison created the Bee and the Monarch Medallions on the Lebanon Art Tunnel Way Pollinator Mural. Making a statement and creating beautiful art as a way to open a conversation that leads to a better world, is the cornerstone of Allison’s career as an artist and art educator. 

Age requirement: Youth and adult (15 years and older)

Class Fees: Free for members and $5 for non-members.

Materials Fee: None

Register for this class now!

Beginner Cricut

Mon Aug 14 2023, 04:00pm EDT — Mon Aug 14 2023, 06:30pm EDT

Open up a whole new world by learning how to use the Cricut machines! You will get the basics of the Design Space software to use with any Cricut device. Depending on what you’d like to use it for, learn to do the basics. We will be using the Cricut and different devices and tools.

  • Learn about the devices in the Cricut family and the differences between them.
  • An introduction to the Design Space software and learning your way around it.
  • Setting up the machine to print and printing your design.
  • How to weed and transfer your print.
  • Discuss different types of vinyl and tools and their uses.

Why wait to learn something new! Join us!

About the Instructor(s): JoAnn has taught a variety of classes for the major craft chain stores plus numerous adult ed classes and at senior centers over the years. She has also created seasonal displays for craft stores. JoAnn created the Welcome signs in the photo by applying vinyl appliques cut with a Cricut to pre-stained pine wood, finished with a top coat of urethane.

Class Fees: $20 members/ $40 non-members

Materials Fee: None

Prerequisite(s): Basic computer skills

Skill Level: Beginner

Age requirement: Youth + Adult (15 years and older)

Register for this class now!

Happy Makin’!
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