Maker Festivals Lancaster 2023

Lancaster Convention Center 25 South Queen, Lancaster, PA, United States

Our goal is to inspire, educate and connect with communities by bringing artists, quilters, sewists, knitters, and jewelry artisans under one roof to enjoy live, in-person education from expert instructors, a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, and special events. You can see what we are up to here at makerfestivals.com from there you can link off to […]

$20

Paint and Jam – Salsa Music! Ages 12-Adult: Intergenerational Studio

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

This workshop we will have you dancing your socks off while you paint to the rhythm of the Salsa beat! Learn about the history of Salsa by listening to famous salseros and salseras like Marc Anthony, Hector Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Johny Pacheco, Willie Colon and more! We will leave our workshop with original artworks inspired […]

$45.00

Writing for Performance with House of Poetry at PCA&D

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

House of Poetry is coming to PCA&D! Join poet, musician, and community leader Sir Dominique Jordan for a guided writing workshop from 6 – 7:30 pm and stay for an Open Mic from 7:30 – 9 pm! Workshop attendees are welcome to perform their work, witness others perform, or invite friends and family to attend […]

$25.00

How Did They Get Here?

Lancaster Public Library 151 N. Duke Street, Lancaster, United States

From Lightbulb Moment to Library Are you interested in becoming a published author or do you want to work in the publishing industry? Meet published author and poet Jessica Whipple to learn about the path a book takes from idea to execution. Ages 12-18 Space is limited · Registration is required

Free

So, You’ve Written Your First Book?

Lancaster Public Library 151 N. Duke Street, Lancaster, United States

Self-Publishing with Holly Bush So, you've written your first book but what do you do now? Is traditional publishing the best plan for you or is self-publishing the way to go? Many authors today are hybrids, publishing traditionally and self-pubbing some of their work. Join us as Holly Bush tells you about her journey in […]

Free

Gourmet Glow with Sushi Candles

Lancaster Public Library 151 N. Duke Street, Lancaster, United States

Lancaster Public Library is excited to offer young adults a chance to design and build their own sushi candle. So delectable you'll want to take a bite! Registration is encouraged, but not required. Ages 13-22!

Paints & Pints: A holiday paint-your-own workshop for all ages

Columbia Kettle Works 2nd Gear Taproom 112 N. Water Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

From 2–4pm, kids paint ornaments while grown-ups paint a pint or wine glass. Kids of all ages are welcome — each child can choose to paint a flat (easier for little hands) or round ornament. 2nd Gear Taproom is currently decked out for the holiday season with beautiful red lights on the ceiling and twinkle […]

Free

Pal-entine Bracelet Making

AnnAnna Creative Cove 50 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA, United States

Join us for our first event of 2024! Celebrate friendship at our Pal-entine Bracelet Making gathering on February 2 from 5pm to 8pm. Get ready for a fun-filled evening of creativity with artist Makenna Beads guiding you through the art of bracelet making. Bring your pals and create lasting memories while crafting beautiful bracelets together. […]

$15

You Wrote a Book… Now What? Book Marketing Workshop

REology Studio 315 West James Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

With more than 25 years of combined experience, authors Mary Walsh and Bruce E. Mowday share their priceless knowledge of marketing books in the independent and traditional marketing worlds. Their marketing is non-traditional and successful! Two publishers asked Bruce to write books on marketing for authors. Event Details: Event Name: You Wrote a Book… Now […]

$49

Raíces: Using Small-form Art to Connect with Ancestral Roots

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

This class is an art-making and creative writing experience designed for adults interested in learning techniques to connect with and nurture their ancestral roots. In addition to creation, students will engage in discussions about the significance of creatively archiving their ancestral stories and will also explore collective archiving practices that foster community-building opportunities through sharing […]

$50.00

Art Support: Business Practices for Creatives – Tips, Tricks, and Tools of the Trade

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Making your creative passion into a part-time or full-time job takes a lot of courage, know-how, and a constant ability to learn and adapt. In this 3-hour online workshop, we will go over how to develop your creative business or freelance using your creative skills, and the differences between the two. We will discuss how […]

$45.00

Love Your Selfie: Sculptural Selfie Exploration

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Join us to “love your selfie.” Create a soft sculpture portrait of yourself or a loved one to hang on your wall with artist Matty Guiliano. Using soft and recycled materials, we will spend time building up layers of foam to complete your final piece. We will sketch out a rough idea of facial elements […]

$55.00

Block Printed Valentines Workshop

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what could be more perfect to give your special someone a hand printed valentines! Learn how about relief printing and how to create reusable linoleum stamps to create one of a kind gifts this February!

$60.00

Exploring Mixed Media Art Making

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

This beginning level workshop taught by M.W. Dugger is designed to introduce you to mixed-media elements in your artwork. Together we will explore the history of mixed-media art making, from its origins to where we are now. In addition to basic definitions of mixed media work, we will explore composition, narrative, displaying, and archival practices […]

$50.00

Introduction to HTML/CSS Workshop

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, United States

In this introductory workshop you will learn how to structure a webpage with HTML, and how to style it with CSS. Through hands-on practice, you will create your own webpage in CodePen, an online editor that allows you to save, preview and continue to work on your webpage after the workshop. We will also touch […]

$40.00

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