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Friday, May 12, 2023

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2 day Legacy Box Workshop - day 1

2 day Legacy Box Workshop - day 1

Friday, May 12, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Legacy Boxes offer a way to commemorate a special family member or event. Legacy Boxes are handmade, unique to each workshop attendee, and can be folded to sit on a shelf or display as a triptych. Attendees should bring small item/s and photo/s to add into the box; the dimension inside the box are about 1”.  Bring an open mind, flexibility and an idea of a person, project, or memory you would like to honor in your legacy box.

This is a 2 day workshop (5/12 & 5/13) and registrants must commit to attend the entire 4 hour sessions on both days. Breaks will be included; bring your own snacks and beverages.

Space is very limited and registration opens two weeks before the first date. If registration is full, a brief waiting list will be kept for any cancellations. Call 608-224-7100 for more information.

Instructor Bio:

Angela Johnson is a professional artist, creativity coach and educator based in Wisconsin. She earned a master’s in Art Education, an MA in Art and an MFA with a focus in photography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She works between photography, bookmaking and box making. Her work includes themes of nature, balance, and telling stories through individual and collective memories. She often incorporates scientific elements and concepts into her work. Collaborations with other artists and scientists energizes her creativity. 

Angela is the Madison Public Library, Pinney Studio Creativity Coach for 2023.

6:00pm to 9:00pm
CANCELED: ARTISTS' NIGHT EVENT: Printmaking in Community with Artist-in-Residence Ash Armenta

CANCELED: ARTISTS' NIGHT EVENT: Printmaking in Community with Artist-in-Residence Ash Armenta

Friday, May 12, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

All ages are welcome to join in exploring Printmaking within Community Space through hands-on exploration with traditional printmaking practices to explore the question of: “How can interpersonal relationships with self and community be visualized?” 

Drop by to meet Ash, see this unique community studio space and residency -- and maybe even create something in the meantime! 

Learn more about Ash's current residency:
This Open Studio is a part of the city-wide Artists' Night organized by Communication Madison, learn more here: