Make and Take Booths
When: 2:00 – 8:00 PM
Northern Clay Center
Project: Clay Dragonflies & Butterflies
Northern Clay Center (NCC) proudly presents the Family Creation Station. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in this activity. Get in touch with your inner artist as you create and decorate a clay butterfly, dragonfly or garden critter sculpture. NCC teaching artists will help you create a one-of-a-kind piece of ceramic art. Grab your friends and family, along with your creative spirit, and learn to make and decorate in clay!
Projects will be brought back to NCC for firing and participants will pick-up their fired projects 3 weeks after the event at Lyngblomsten. Participants will be given a pickup slip with all of the pertinent information.
Polymer Clay Guild of Minnesota
with artists Deb George and Lynn Vinge
Project: Personalized Polymer Pens
About: The Polymer Clay Guild, founded in 2007, is an enthusiastic, generous, well-organized group of 38 members who are passionate about working with the medium polymer clay and sharing their knowledge with the public.
Art with Heart
with artists Debbie Lyon, Sarah Bendett, and Renee Des Jarlais
Project: Splatter Garden Art
Join us and explore a splatter technique to create a colorful garden scene.
Textile Artist: Sarah Nassif
Project: Wet Felt Bee Bracelets
Due to unforeseen circumstances, artist Sarah Nassif will not be at the Mid-Summer Festival with her Make-&-Take art activity.
About: COMPAS is a non-profit arts education organization that uses the arts to unleash the creativity within all of us so we can create better lives and better communities. They have been putting creativity into the hands of Minnesotans for over 40 years. Their professional artists work alongside students, teachers, older adults, hospital patients, teens, and just about any other community member to spark their imaginations and infuse their lives with creativity.
Monet for a Day
with Artist: Jan Gunderson
Project: Canvas Art
Awaken your inner artist – come be Monet for a Day! Artist Jan Gunderson will give you step by step painting instructions to create your own one-of-a kind artwork on 8″ x 10″ canvas. No experience needed, fun for all ages.
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
Project: Bookmark or Key Chain Weaving
Weave your own bookmark or key chain! Discover the joy of weaving on the small and portable Inkle loom. Participants will weave a colorful bookmark or fabric band for a keychain on pre-prepared looms. No experience necessary!