This summer, warmer weather and open skies offer the perfect classroom to enjoy arts experiences in a safe, socially distanced manner. Standard COVID-19 precautions remain in place until further notified. Space is limited, thus registration is required for most activities.
Let it Go: Art for the Soul
Expressive workshops that marry creativity & mindfulness! Workshops open with meditative exercises and experiment with media that offers newbies plenty of forgiveness. Materials included.
Members $35/Non-members: $50. Held Outside.
Wood burning, or pyrography, dates back to primitive times in Egypt, China, Rome & Peru! Miss Paige will help you create a design you'll be proud to display in your kitchen!
Workshops open with meditative exercises and experiment with media that offers newbies plenty of forgiveness. Materials included.
All materials included. Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.
Alcohol inks are brightly colored dye-based paints that offer unlimited, creative potential on paper, ceramics, glass, fabric and more! We’ll experiment with their free flowing properties on paper and glass gems to create both happy accidents and intentional designs for wall art and jewelry!
Art for the Soul Workshops open with meditative exercises and experiment with media that offers newbies plenty of forgiveness. Materials included.
Capacity: 16 students. Minimum: 5 students. Ages 18+.
Make it a Date Night!
Not exactly a paint-and-sip, but you do get wine! Bring your significant other or make it a girls night out and join guest artists from across the region for a unique art making experience! Includes wine, snacks & materials! Space is limited! Held outdoors on the Hoyt Lawns.
Make your own cast aluminum artist tiles with Pittsburgh's Rivers of Steel! Each couple will be given two scratch molds to create their own relief, or raised design, from scratch molds. We'll let the experts pour the molten metal, but it's cool to watch and learn about a process that dates back centuries!
Want to see what you'll be doing? Check out this demo from Rivers of Steel!
Members: $70/couple. Non-members: $100/couple.
Free Family Fun
Join us for these free activities throughout the summer! Though the events are free, space is limited and registration is required.
Family Tie Dye
June 5, 10:30 – Noon
Bring your own white cotton t-shirts, socks, scarves or whatever it is you want to dye! We’ll experiment with various techniques on swatches before you choose the one you like best!
Wonderland Teacup Workshop
July 10, 10-11:30 am
Inspired by this year’s Art Camp theme, this free family workshop will create a tabletop garden in a giant teacup! One teacup per family.
Family Yoga with Cindy Naples
August 7, 1-2:30 pm
Stretch out on the lawn with certified yoga instructor, Cindy Naples! It doesn’t matter if you’re new to yoga or have a regular practice, this is a great opportunity to bond as a family.
Family Night at the Movies: Monster University
August 20, 7:30 pm
One last “hurrah” before heading back to school! Bring a blanket! We’ll provide the popcorn! Pre-movie activities begin at 7:30 pm. Movie to begin after 8 pm.