Youth Program 

 

Ages 11-18

 

All workshops will begin at 4 pm , please check specific workshop to see location.

 

Please be sure to: 

*Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. 

*Wear clothes you can get messy in. We will be working with Clay, Dyes, Inks, and Paints!

*Wear a Mask during the entirety of the workshop. If you can not bring your own mask we will provide one for you. Masks are required for all participants and staff.

*For Day 2 workshops please make sure students attend Day 1 as these projects take two days to complete. 

*Thanks to Grant Funding workshops are free to youth residing in the City of Poughkeepsie. Tuition is sliding-scale for youth from surrounding municipalities

*All Workshops at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project are free to all participants.

 

 

Workshop Schedule: 

 

March 16th, 4pm-6:30pm | Embroidery | Location : Clay Works: 485 Main St. 2nd Fl

Students will learn basic embroidery techniques and stitch an image using embroidery thread. Last Day to Register : March 14th

CANCELED rescheduling at a later date!

 

April 6th, 4pm-6:30pm | Quilting | Location : Clay Works: 485 Main St. 2nd Fl

Students will learn the basics of quilting, and work with paper piecing to create small quilted patches used for mending bags and/or clothing.

Last Day to Register : April 4th

 

April 13th, 4pm - 6:30pm | Clay Hanging Planter | Location : Clay Works: 485 Main St. 2nd Fl

Students will learn the basics of handbuilding by creating a planter with pinch and coil techniques. We will discuss and learn about how plants clean the air and simplicity of creating a small planter for herbs or air plants.

Last Day to Register : April 11th

 

April 20th, 4pm - 6:30pm | Small Clay Treasure Box with lid | Location : Clay Works: 485 Main St. 2nd Fl

Students will learn the basics of slab building with clay. We will explore different box forms and the posibilities for lids.

 

April 27th, 4pm - 6:30pm | Watercolor Exploration Day 1 | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will explore color through creating a colorwheel and explore watercolor techniques from wash techniques, rainbow shapes/text and more!

Last Day to Register : April 24th

 

May 4th | Watercolor Exploration Day 2 | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will apply the techniques they learned in day one to create their own work of art! We will have a still life set up for students, and explore ways of approching still life. 

Last Day to Register : May 2nd

 

May 18th, 4pm-6:30 | Decorating with Underglaze | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will learn about all the similiarities that underglaze have to paint, we will practice using underglazes as paint, and decorate a tray/platter.

Last Day to Register : May 16th

 

May 25th, 4pm-6:30pm | Sgraffito Decorating | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will practice painting with underglazes and learn the basic techniques of sgraffito. Through this process students will apply drawing skills onto clay and turn their favorite sketch into a clay work of art!

Last Day to Register : May 23rd

 

June 1st, 4pm-6:30pm | Natural Dyes for patch Fabric | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will dye small patch fabric that can then be used to mend any textiles.

Last Day to Register : May 29th

 

June 8th, 4pm-6:30pm | Finding Botanical Color | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Exploring and learning at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project students will look at colorants extracted from plants and experiment with available plants.

Last Day to Register : June 5th

 

 

June 15th, 4pm-6:30pm | Plant Pressed Wind Chimes | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Exploring and learning at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project students will look at different plants growing on the farm and use them to create surface designs on their wind chimes.

Last Day to Register : June 13th

 

 

Have a questions? Please email youth@fallkillcreativeworks.org

 

 

Youth Program Ages 11-18

$0.00Price
workshop
Sliding Scale
    Clay Works

    485 Main Street

    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

    Print, Story, and Textile Works

    Glebe House

    635 Main St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

    Glebe House/ Print & Textile Works (845) 442-3044

    Clay Works: (845) 485-3287

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