Rochester Folk Art Guild Craft Weekend 2014 Classes:

July 9 – 12

The Guild will host a variety of workshops of serious inquiry
where beginners and students of all levels can explore art and craft from a fresh perspective.

You’re invited to join us:

Friday, July 10th – 8:00am – 5:00 pm
Saturday July 11th – 8:00am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, July 12th – 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Register before May 12th and receive a $25 discount!


2014 Course Selection:

Pottery: Listening to the Clay

Participants will explore clay using various exercises and work processes. Students will begin by making pinch pots and coil pots, and go on to slab building and throwing clay.

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Introduction to Weaving

In this wonderful weaving course, students will learn how to wind a warp, dress the loom, weave, and even take home their own hand-woven scarves!

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Making A Film That Works

 A fun and highly practical and empowering workshop for people of all ages. Learn how to create a compelling, content-driven film. While there is some emphasis on the documentary form, you will also explore different ways of using film to express yourself.

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Theater: Playing a Role

 Participants will explore exercises, improvisations and texts, including Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ to open the question, ‘What does it mean to play a role?’

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Woodblock Printing - CLOSED

Learn the fascinating art of woodblock printing. Develop your drawing skills using multiple tools, concepts, and designs to create your own unique woodblock print!

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Woodworking: Exploring Turning - FULL

Come make chips fly with David Barnet, and take home your own hand-turned bowl at the end of the weekend!

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Writing Poetry

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the farm and find your inner poet. No experience is necessary, as every poem will be a new beginning for us all.Learn More
  • Extra Materials Fees may apply, see registration form for more details.

  • The cost of the weekend is $250 which includes the three day workshop of your choice. Each workshop class includes five 3 hour sessions.

  • Meals and Lodging are additional per meal/night see the registration form for details

  • overnight lodging is available at the Folk Art Guild at the cost of $50 dollars a night. (beds are limited so reserve yours quickly)

  • Campers are also welcome at the price of $10 dollars a night.

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For more information call 585-944-3153 or email