2022 Arts Academy Workshops

2022 Arts Academy Workshops

Time & Location

May - September 2022

Highland County, VA

About the event

Immerse yourself in learning a new skill through experienced teachers and hands-on learning while enjoying the tranquil environs of beautiful Highland County, Virginia.   

Additional Materials Fee may be required by Class Instructors- please check Workshop Description for more details. 

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  • Photography: May 12-14

    $150.00

    EXPLORING HIGHLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA THROUGH YOUR LENS TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - Learn how to create inspiring and memorable travel photographs with beautiful Highland County as your backdrop. We will focus on the natural environment, the landscape, local culture, architecture, and the people of the area.

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  • Hypertufa: May 21 & 22

    $75.00

    This workshop will teach you to make unique garden containers with the hypertufa technique.

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  • Stained Glass: July 7, 8, 10

    $150.00

    This basic to intermediate level workshop will use the copper foil method of stained glass construction. Students will select a pattern; cut, grind and shape glass pieces, apply copper foil, solder and finish one or more projects.

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  • At Home Fermentation: July 18

    $50.00

    Join Allegheny Mountain Institute Fellow John Pierce for an afternoon of learning the art and science of fermentation. Discover the many benefits of fermented food and learn the basics of at-home fermentation.

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  • Bread Baking: July 19

    $50.00

    Melissa Moyers will teach the basics of making yeast and sourdough breads.

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  • Cooking with Lavender: July 20

    $50.00

    Trish Uptain will teach the basics of using lavender in culinary creations.

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  • Pottery: July 18-20, 28-29

    $250.00

    This is a perfect opportunity to discover your skill and interest in pottery. The workshop provides experience throwing on a wheel as well as hand built pottery, information about clay characteristics, and glazing options. Participants will produce completed works in both techniques. The materials cost includes up to 10 lb. of clay, use of molds, wheels, tools, and a variety of glazing colors. Workshop will begin with demonstration and instruction on wheel thrown and hand built pottery.

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  • Barn Quilt Workshop: Aug 4 & 6

    $75.00

    Workshop Summary; Participants will learn how to design and execute a 2x2’ barn quilt under the leadership of artist Margie Boesch. On Thursday morning, technique and design will be discussed and participants will then be given Friday to finalize patterns and colors on their own. Saturday morning will include transferring patterns to boards and painting experience so barn quilts can be finished by students at home.

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  • Basketry: Aug 12-14

    $150.00

    Whether a beginner or experienced basket weaver, you will learn techniques from this experienced basket artist and create at least one basket of your own design.

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  • EcoPrinting - September 17

    $75.00

    Learn how to ecoprint on silk and wool naturally! Ecoprinting (also known as botanical printing) involves collecting leaves, plants and flowers to imprint their images directly upon protein fibers using a water bath process. Students will learn techniques to create beautiful, natural designs with colors drawn directly from Nature on silk and wool.

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