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Upcoming Events:


White Glove Workshop: Photo & Paper Preservation

Saturday, February 2, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Learn how to identify different types of photography, common issues with preserving old photographs and paper, and how best to care for individual items. Beginners welcome!

 

It's All Relative

Saturday, March 16 & 30, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
• Free. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Registration begins February 1.

Explore your roots in this interactive workshop that may help you learn more about your family tree. The first meeting will cover the basics of research and how to care for family documents. The second will help participants dig deeper with further tricks and tools, along with tips on how to care for family photos. This workshop is ideal for beginners. 

 

The Language of the Fan

Saturday, March 23, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Registration begins February 8.

In an age when rules of social behavior are often unwritten. the simple fan speaks volumes. Learn the language of the fan and construct one of your own not only to cool yourself down, but to heat up a relationship. All materials included!

 

Leathercraft Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Registration begins February 22.

Design and stitch an 8"x 8" leather tray to help keep track of keys, phones, keepsakes and more. All materials included!

 

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White Glove Workshop: The Basics of Textile Conservation

Saturday, April 26, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Registration begins April 26.

Learn different types of cleaning methods used by museum professionals to care for your precious textiles. All workshop tools, including textiles for hands-on activities, will be provided. Beginners welcome!

 

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It's All Relative

Saturday, September 7 & 21, 2019

• 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
• Free. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. Registration begins July 26.

Explore your roots in this interactive workshop that may help you learn more about your family tree. The first meeting will cover the basics of research and how to care for family documents. The second will help participants dig deeper with further tricks and tools, along with tips on how to care for family photos. This workshop is ideal for beginners. 

 

Past Events:

Ukulele Workshop  2018_uke_workshop

Saturday, September 15, 2018

• 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.

New and beginner level ukulele players will learn easy chords and strums from Susan McCormick, hear the fascinating history of the ukulele, and try their hand at learning a few songs.

 

 

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It's All Relative: A Two-Part Genealogy Workshop

Saturdays, September 8 & 22 , 2018

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Free. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.

Explore your roots in this interactive workshop that may help you learn more about your family tree. The first meeting will cover the basics of research and how to care for family documents. The second will help participants dig deeper with further tricks and tools, along with tips on how to care for family photos. This workshop is ideal for beginners.  

  

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Chile Workshop: Hatch Chile Roasting 

Saturday, September 1, 2018

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.                                                                 
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.

Join chef and historian Ernest Miller for a tasty, hands-on program on the history of chile roasting. Participants will make and taste hatch chile dishes along with roasting, peeling, and packaging chiles to take home.

 

 

White Gloves!

White Glove Workshop: The Basics of Textile Conservation 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.

Learn different types of cleaning methods used by museum professionals to care for your precious textiles. All workshop tools, including textiles for hands-on activities, will be provided. Beginners welcome!

 

Chili size burgers Workshop 2018

Chile Workshop: Chili Size Burgers

Saturday, June 16, 2018

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students
• Space is limited.Advance registration is recommended. 

Dig in to the history of the chili burger with chef and historian Ernest Miller in this hands-on workshop that explores the delicious impact of chiles in regional cuisine.