MAKING LABS + PARENTS NIGHTS OUT

First Friday Teen making lab

Come with your fellow siblings, friends or just by yourself to spend time creating.  We have materials or you can bring your own!  A facilitator will be present, and they can give you a jumping off point for a project, or you can just explore on your own.  This is your time to delve into that creative spirit – anything is possible! (again – have we mentioned that there is NO experience required!!!)

Ages 12-18 / 7-9:00pm

$10 per person

May 5 and June 2- last two before summer!!

You CAN register ahead OR you can just DROP IN and pay when you arrive! 

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parents nights out

Come drop your kiddos off for a night out on the town (or just go home and sit down for a few hours)! We'll be engaged with all kinds of art making, group games, snack and spoken word storytelling for this fun night!

NEXT DATE to be announced soon!
6-9pm

ages 5-10
$20 per person, $10 for siblings

minimum of 6 kids / maximum of 15

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CUSTOM MAKING LABs

Hosting a visitor that wants a unique Asheville experience? Or, have you and your friends or family ever wanted to spend a few hours creating together - but need a jumping off point?  Here’s your chance.  Our Custom Making Labs can be adapted for many situations:

  • Individuals / Families / Friends / Date Nights
  • Girls / Boys Nights Out
  • Weekend Conferences / Retreats
  • Pre or Post-Wedding Events

Join us for a customized artistic experience!  Bring yourself, a group of friends or even your family!  All of our programming is available for any combination of ages, abilities and group sizes.  Groups are welcome to bring drinks and/or food to help nourish while they work!

We can create a FULLY customized experience (meeting with you to choose mediums, subjects, themes, etc), or If choices are better, you can choose from the following projects: 

  • Printmaking:  Participants will create individual collograph plates, and print them onto multiple surfaces, including one large collaborative materials for the host to keep!
  • Collage, chalk and encaustic:  Participants will create individual mixed media works using collage and chalk pastel, with a final coat of encaustic wax medium.
  • Altered books:  Participants will work with a collection of old books to cut, tear, drill and otherwise alter them into a new state of 3-dimensional sculpture!
  • NONE of the above project require ANY previous artistic experience...ANYONE can do this!!!!

Hosts can bring food and drink and enjoy celebrating together.  2 to 4 hour reservation time slots with group costs listed below:  (call us for larger group pricing)

$25 non-refundable reservation fee

2 hours - $35 per person (2-8 people) / $25 (9-20 people)

3 hours - $40 per person (2-8 people) / $30 (9-20 people)

4 hours - $45 per person (2-8 people) / $35 (9-20 people)

If you are looking for a one-on-one custom lesson, please visit our Art + Design Studios page and scroll on down to read about customized options!

Please connect with us below to ask questions or to set up a time to meet to create your own making lab!

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