Tie-Dyeing Workshop

Tie-Dyeing

Instructors: Dolores Kirschner and JoAnn Morrell

Tie-dyeing is a simple craft that’s fun to do with friends. We’ll provide t-shirts, or bring your own shirt or other piece of fabric (cotton only, please!) Dolores and JoAnn will use their knowledge of color theory and textiles to help you create a vibrant, harmonious combination of color and pattern.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children

Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

To register online for this workshop, click HERE.

Encaustic Painting Workshop

Instructor: Lisa Gauker

Surround yourself with the heavenly smell of beeswax, while crafting a richly layered, gorgeous painting.  Encaustic is an ancient technique used by contemporary artists, where molten beeswax and resin over paint create luminous effects. This technique creates depth because of its multiple layers.  Come with an idea or just let the medium guide your creative process.  No painting experience necessary.  Previous students welcome.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

To register online, click HERE, or register by calling the studio at 610-987-0273.  Please register at least one week prior to workshop, or call the studio to check for availability if within one week.

Make Your Own Clay Bread Baker Workshop

Instructors: Liz Wheeler and Amanda Condict

Bread baked in a ceramic vessel has a flavor and texture like no other. Replicating the benefits of baking in a brick oven, your bread will have a tender, moist interior and crispy, evenly golden crusts. The unglazed clay absorbs heat to ensure even baking on all sides, while the porous surface absorbs moisture. In this workshop, we’ll create lidded baking vessels that can be used in the oven, and are completely food-safe. You can decide whether you want a rectangular loaf or a round cloche.

$60 for each adult, $28 for school-aged children.

Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

To register online, click HERE!

Fused Glass Bowls Workshop

Instructor: Dolores Kirschner

Come create a luminous and functional work of art. Dolores will lead you through the process of using brightly colored glass to create simple patterns. All work is done at room temperature and is accessible to students ages 4 and up of all skill levels. Your creations will be fired and available for later pickup. Fused glass creations are utterly lovely with an inviting surface – you’re sure to be pleased!

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

To register online, click HERE!

Make a Home for Mason Bees Workshop

Instructor: Lisa Gauker

Of the 4,000 bee species in North America, Mason Bees are among the easiest to raise, while also being gentle and amazing pollinators. By raising solitary Mason Bees, we can increase their population. It’s a great way to supplement the stressed Honey Bee and sustain our future food supply. Come spend a Saturday morning with Lisa, who is an avid naturalist and beekeeper, to learn all about Mason Bees, while making a shelter for them to take home.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

To register for this workshop, click HERE!

The Art of Cheesemaking Workshop

Instructor: Stefanie Angstadt

Stefanie and her colleagues have been producing cheese at the Valley Milkhouse since 2012, and believe it or not, she’s willing to share their secrets! Come spend a few hours learning the history, craft, and techniques of cheesemaking. We’ll provide the materials, and you’ll get to take home your cheese-in-the-making.

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children.

Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. All materials included. Our workshops are family-friendly; children 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

To register for this workshop, click HERE!

Bread from Scratch Workshop w/ The Oley Baker

Instructors: Pam and Tom Kopel of The Oley Baker

$50 for each adult, $18 for school-aged children

Tom and Pam, also known as “the Oley Baker,” will share their knowledge about all things bread-related in this tasty workshop. You’ll learn all about leavening, kneading, and baking, including how to create your own sourdough starter, and how to harvest yeast from the air. Plan to sample some of their wares accompanied by butter and cheese from Valley Milkhouse. If you’re into bread, you should also look at our Bread Baker workshop as well!

Clay on Main offers workshops about twice a month, exploring diverse topics. Register at least one week prior to workshop to ensure enrollment. A full refund will be given for any cancelled workshops.

To register for this workshop, click HERE!

Open Mic @ the Half Moon

Meadowood is pleased to sponsor Clay on Main’s monthly open mic in the Half Moon Cafe – 313 Main Street, Oley, PA. From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the first Monday of each month musicians are invited to perform up to three tunes (about 15 minutes). The Half Moon asks that performers bring instrumentation that doesn’t require significant set-up time and choose songs with lyrics that are appropriate for a family audience. Clay on Main asks each adult to donate $5 to help keep the lights on. Please park in the nearby church lot, not on the street.

2018 DATES: FEB 5, MAR 5, APR 2, MAY 7, JUN 4, JUL 2, AUG 6, SEP 3, OCT 1, NOV 5, DEC 3

Open Mic @ the Half Moon

Meadowood is pleased to sponsor Clay on Main’s monthly open mic in the Half Moon Cafe – 313 Main Street, Oley, PA. From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the first Monday of each month musicians are invited to perform up to three tunes (about 15 minutes). The Half Moon asks that performers bring instrumentation that doesn’t require significant set-up time and choose songs with lyrics that are appropriate for a family audience. Clay on Main asks each adult to donate $5 to help keep the lights on. Please park in the nearby church lot, not on the street.

2018 DATES: FEB 5, MAR 5, APR 2, MAY 7, JUN 4, JUL 2, AUG 6, SEP 3, OCT 1, NOV 5, DEC 3