Have you ever wondered how your favorite piece of jewelry was made? Have you ever watched a metalsmith transform a piece of flat, ordinary metal into a beautiful object? If so, you will really enjoy this hands on workshop at the Alicia Ashman Library.
Join members of the Wisconsin Metalsmiths as they demonstrate their techniques and skills then, teach you how to produce your own wearable items or useful objects of art. Try your hand at transforming sheets of metal into something special, using hammers, pliers, stamps, torches and walk away with something uniquely yours!
No previous metalsmithing skills are necessary. Everything will be provided for you to experience the magic of manipulating metal.
Space is limited to 15 and registration is required; registration begins on October 18 at 10A.M. Participants must be age 16 and older and must sign a consent form provided the evening of the workshop. Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by a consenting adult. Closed-toed shoes are required, please tie back hair and avoid loose clothing. You are welcome to bring an apron if you wish to further protect your clothing.
If you would like to add your name to a waitlist, please contact Community Engagement Librarian Farrah McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (608) 824-1780. Please note, names will be recorded in order received and you may receive notification of an opening up until an hour prior to the event start time.