Get creative and crafty this summer at Har-Ber Village MuseumLike art and making things with your hands? Har-Ber Village Museum offers several ways to explore your creativity this summer! Learn to make jewelry and weave in a workshop, participate in an art camp or explore a variety of art with hands-on experiences during Art on the Lake (Family Fun) Day.
Three upcoming workshops will teach you the art of jewelry-making. Instructor Sandra Haynes provides all supplies and choices of materials during these two-hour workshops from 1:00-3:00 p.m. All jewelry made during the class belongs to the students. The sessions build one on another, but you can start any time. Descriptions follow:
• July 1, Jewelry Class, Technique: Wire & Bead Necklaces, $45, $50
Many bead color and metal wire choices.
• July 22, Jewelry Class, Technique: Bead, Chain & Charm Bracelets, $45, $50
• August 19, Jewelry Class, Technique: Metal Stamping I, $60, $65
Sign-up for Har-Ber Village’s Art Camp for ages 9-13. The camp will take place July 31 through August 4, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. A camp just for the budding artist! We will have two visiting artists this summer to lead us in water color and acrylic painting and ceramics. Each participant will design a unique pottery piece out of clay. Other experiences will include weaving, tie-dying, a tissue paper craft, and creating with natural materials found on the Village grounds. Create edible art as part of a daily snack. Each camper will participate in an “Art Opening” during the Art on the Lake (Family Fun) Day event on Saturday, August 12. Geared for ages 9-13, pre-registration and prepayment is required. Fee is $60.
On August 12, join us for Art on the Lake (Family Fun) Day and celebrate the arts! Explore a wide variety of two- and three-dimensional art through demonstrations and hands-on interactive stations. You’ll see fiber arts, graphic arts, sculpting and ceramics, painting, photography and more.
On August 26 and 27, learn Beginning Weaving from instructor Jeannie Wheatley during a two-day workshop. This class is for those wanting to know how to weave, warp and thread a loom and how to read patterns. Weave a table runner on a 4-harness loom. Yarns are provided. You are encouraged to bring your own loom. A limited number of looms are available on a first-come basis. Workshop is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday. Fee is $165.
All workshops and camps include materials and have limited space. Preregistration and prepayment is required and can be done online at har-bervillage.com or by calling 918-786-6446. Discount is available for Har-Ber Village members. Workshops do not include museum admission; however, museum admission is not necessary to attend the workshops, to shop in the Village retail shops, to eat at the Café or to walk the Nature Trail.
Har-Ber Village Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 62+; $5 for children ages 6-13; under 6 and members are free.