March 26, 2018

Barbara Herald Sadler will be teaching another great basket weaving class on Saturday, April 28th, from 11-3:30pm at Appalachian Arts Center. Participants will learn how to make the below pictured tote basket (a favorite!) (The tote pictured below has been stained, and much loved, leading to is darker tone. Participants may choose to darken their baskets at home, or leave them natural, which is a light straw color. This functional yet beautiful piece has many fantastic uses, including purse, casual "briefcase", lunch/picnic basket, carry all, or magazine/book storage basket for the home. The cost of the class is $60, and students may reserve a spot via credit card by calling the Center at 276-596-9188, or stopping by during regular business hours: Tuesday- Friday:12-6pm, and Saturday: 10am-6pm. There is space for only 20 students, and we are getting full, so call asap! Participants should bring with them the following items: a gallon bucket, spray bottle, old towel, a pair of scissors...

March 8, 2018

Appalachian Arts Center hosted the Boy Scouts yesterday for the first of 2 workshops that will help them to earn their Webelo "Art Adventure" badges. The boys toured the Arts Center and learned about the many local artists whose work is represented at the Center, and about the wide variety of techniques and mediums these artists use to create their work. They were introduced to recycled art and were shown examples of how "one person's trash is another's treasure." The boys were then encouraged to let their imaginations run wild, and given access to a large selection of materials with which to create these cool, funky, aluminum can creatures. We think they did an amazing job!


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