Working with Clay: Create functional and decorative clay pieces through pinch, coil and slab handbuilding. Pieces will be glazed and fired.
Gift of Story: Develop story telling, story writing and listening skills. Includes instruction and practice in story gathering around the community and developing a readers’ theater performance of stories. Led by NH author/storyteller Rebecca Rule.
Creative Movement: Explore the elements of movement, dance vocabulary and technique and personal and group dance making.
Choral Singing: Be part of a chorus; practice vocal and breathing exercises, and sing songs old and new.
Rustic Woodworking: Design and build structures and furniture using natural materials and techniques that don’t require a fancy shop.
Photographing Nature: Explore the image-making process and use photography to document your personal vision of the natural world.
Painting Outdoors: Learn about painting from nature – includes a field trip to the mountains.
Play the Ukulele: Become part of a ukulele band – no musical experience required! You’ll be amazed at how much you can learn!
Environmental Art: Use natural materials to create work celebrating the White Mountain National Forest’s 100th Anniversary – and be part of the Museum of the White Mountains’ celebration of this historic event.
Create a Community Mural: Combining elements of oral history, art appreciation, creative writing, and large-scale, multimedia visual art, you’ll make an individual artist's book and a collaborative mural as a gift to your community.
Exploring & Writing Poetry: Learn the elements of poetry, read work by poets from around the world, and write and share your own work in a supportive, relaxed, and inspiring environment.
Creating Comics: Learn the basics of visual storytelling and create comics that convey both narrative and perspective. Multiple extension ideas will be offered.