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From Behind the Mask: Printmaking Workshop

2021-03-31 19:00:00 2021-03-31 21:00:00 America/New_York From Behind the Mask: Printmaking Workshop Join us virtually as we explore printmaking while making squares for the From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project. Virtual

Wednesday, March 31
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-31 19:00:00 2021-03-31 21:00:00 America/New_York From Behind the Mask: Printmaking Workshop Join us virtually as we explore printmaking while making squares for the From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project. Virtual

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Join us virtually as we explore printmaking while making squares for the From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project.

In this workshop with artists from Otherwise Studios, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to transform your own ideas into prints using resources and tools typically found at home. You’ll learn printmaking basics, including how to ink up your “matrix” and how to hand-print a single-coloured print. Processes can be adapted for different skill levels, from beginner or family-friendly to experienced printmaker. From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project Founder Brenda Reid will join us to explain the project and cheer us on!

This event will be held on Zoom. If more than one person is participating from your household, please add their names to your registration so we can provide the correct number of kits. 

Materials:

From Behind the Mask supply kits will be provided to all registered participants. Kits include the front and back fabrics for your quilt square, a thread and needle, some scrap fabric pieces, some yarn and some acrylic paint. 

Kits will be available for pick-up at Idea Exchange, Queen’s Square (1 North Square) on March 26, 29, and 30 during our regular service hours (10:00am-6:00pm). There are only 50 spots available in this workshop, please register by March 22nd to ensure your spot!

In addition to your From Behind the Mask supply kit, you will need the following supplies :

Required Materials

  1. Paint
  2. Paper
  3. Pencil

Recommended Materials

  1. Knife
  2. Potato
  3. Styrofoam
  4. Cardboard
  5. Paper
  6. Tinfoil
  7. Scissors or xacto knife
  8. Glue or hot glue
  9. Toothpicks or sewing needle
  10. Flat surface to spread paint on such as cardboard, glass from an old frame or a flat plate

Optional Materials

If you have your own printmaking tools you’d like to use or get help with, bring them to the workshop and we can help you get the best use out of them! Some other tools and materials you may want to experiment with could include:

  1. Dark marker
  2. Wooden spoon, measuring spoon, or rolling pin
  3. Paint brush
  4. Q-tips
  5. String, lace, and other textured items
  6. Tape
  7. Eraser

About the From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project 

Our experiences of COVID-19 have been and continue to be unequal. Some people have lost jobs, some work overtime in harm’s way, some have died, and others have recovered. We are facing the global pandemic here - in our community. Wearing a mask is one way we show care for those around us. We wear them to protect others.

We are making a community quilt based on the form of a mask! This is an opportunity to come together—while apart—and make something that will remain as a memorial, acknowledge inequality, and act as a starting point for healing. Each quilt block answers the question: From when the pandemic started, back in March 2020, until now, what has changed the most in your life? Learn more at From Behind the Mask Community Quilt Project.

About Otherwise Studios

Based in Guelph, Otherwise Studios is an inclusive studio space hosting contemporary thinkers and creative minds of all ages for art-making and community-building. With a focus on fostering a creative community hub, Otherwise offers diverse opportunities for collaborating, teaching, innovating, and mess-making. For more information, visit the Otherwise Studio website.

Cost: Free

AGE GROUP: | Cambridge Art Galleries |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs + Workshops |

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Phone: 519-621-0460

Hours
Mon, Apr 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Apr 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Apr 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Apr 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Apr 16 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 17 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 18 Closed

About the branch

Virtual programming means we bring the programs directly to you – it’s all online! Join us virtually from the comfort of home.

Be inspired at Idea Exchange in Cambridge! Connect with the public libraries and public art galleries of Cambridge. Idea Exchange supports and inspires our community with an environment of discovery for people of all ages.

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Tue, Apr 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Thu, Apr 29, All day
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Thu, Apr 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Apr 29, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
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Thu, Apr 29, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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Fri, Apr 30, All day
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Fri, Apr 30, All day
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Fri, Apr 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Fri, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Sat, May 01, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Sun, May 02, All day
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Sun, May 02, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Mon, May 03, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Tue, May 04, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Tue, May 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, May 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, May 05, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Thu, May 06, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Thu, May 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Fri, May 07, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Sat, May 08, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Sun, May 09, All day
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All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting Sunday, January 3, 2021 through to and including Sunday, September 5, 2021.

Sun, May 09, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Mon, May 10, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Mon, May 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, May 11, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?

Tue, May 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Wed, May 12, All day
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A text-based murder mystery. Can you discover the killer?