Upcoming Workshops and Events

Check out the below schedule of opportunities to connect with our fellows and visit Arts Lab. Feeling hands-on? Join us to engage in an artistic experience during one of our Spring 2019 workshops or classes! 

You can find our workshops refund policy and participation waivers here.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Moving Mirrors (Contemporary Dance)

Moving Mirrors is a dance class focusing on empowering participants to become independent in a rigorous facilitated exploration of the body and mind.

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Arts Lab Workshop: UV Resin Pendants and Keychains

Experiment with a new material while crafting an eye-catching pendant or keychain in UV resin!

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"Sip and Solder" at Arts Lab - A Monthly Series

Create your own unique wearable art piece and relax in this 21+ workshop. With a new project to explore each session, and several dates to choose from, bring a friend and make Thursday your dedicated monthly night out.

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"Sip and Solder" at Arts Lab: Custom Rings

Create your own custom sterling silver ring and relax in this 21+ workshop. With a new project to explore each session, bring a friend and make Thursday your dedicated monthly night out.

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Arts Lab Workshops: You've Got Maille--Byzantine Chain Bracelets

Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in precious or non-precious metal.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Needle-Felted Guardian Dolls

Come create a sculptural needle felted Guardian doll with local artist Erika Cleveland for your personal space or at work, to be used for inspiration and guidance. You will learn how to create a simple face and body out of felt and how to embellish with details, for instance, adding a pocket for meditation cards, using sculptural needle felting techniques.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Crochet Argyle Bags

Come learn how to make crochet argyle with variegated yarns and learn the art of 'planned pooling'! No yarn changing and no weaving in ends!

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Arts Lab Workshop: UV Resin Beads

Enjoyed making a new keychain in UV Resin? (Or want to test out something new)? Join us for a more "rounded" experience to create your own seasonal UV resin beaded necklace!

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Arts Lab Workshop: Jewelry Soldering Intensive

Impress your friends and family with a hand-crafted brooch or pin! Learn the skills necessary to solder strong, clean joints while crafting your own brooch from precious and non-precious metals.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Yoga for the Everyperson

A space truly for the everyperson – yes, you! – this class welcomes people of all ages, shapes, and backgrounds to yoga.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Valentine's Mandalas (all ages)

Want to impress that very special someone this Valentine's Day? Hand-make your own unique mandala Valentine to really capture their heart and create a lasting keepsake. A terrific workshop to share with a friend or loved one, this session is open to all ages!

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Arts Lab Workshop: Valentine Mandalas (21+)

Just in time for the holiday of hearts, come hand-craft your own unique mandala Valentine art piece designed to impress.

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Arts Lab Open Studios

Join our eight Halcyon Arts Lab Fellows in their studios to learn about what they've been working on and their plans for their time in DC.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Fancy Crochet Mardi Gras Mask

Be the envy of your friends with this fancy Mardi Gras crochet mask. Fun to wear for Mardi Gras or hang on your wall. This elegant mask looks complicated but is deceptively simple!

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Arts Lab Workshop: Jewelry Mechanisms Series - Hinges

Take a deep dive into the world of jewelry with this mechanisms intensive focused on hinges. Learn to spot different styles of hinges and when best to use them in this hands-on workshop.

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Arts Lab Workshop: The Expansion of the Square--The Art of Notan

The Art of Notan is embodied in the ancient symbol, "Yin and Yang". Create stunning graphic imagery using black and white paper and scissors. 

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Arts lab Workshop: UV Resin Pendants and Keychains

Missed the first pendants and keychains workshop? No worries! Join us in March for this second iteration!

 

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"Sip and Solder" at Arts Lab : Animal Inspired Earrings

Create your own unique stud earrings inspired by your favorite animal and relax in this 21+ workshop.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Sacred Feminine Wrap Doll

Create your own sacred feminine doll to inspire and empower. We will use a simple technique, which involves wrapping fabric strips around an armature of sticks.

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Arts lab Workshop: You've Got Maille- Swirl Chain Bracelets

Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in non-precious metals.

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Arts lab Workshop: The Guest House

Using the poem The Guest House by Rumi as a metaphor for the self, we will create a ‘house’ with clear Mylar and other elements.

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Arts Lab Workshop: Make a Crochet Rope Basket!

Come and make a crochet rope basket! Form and function come together to make a multi-use container that will make your friends and family begging you to make one for them.

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Arts Lab Workshop: The Expansion of the Square - The Art of Notan

The Art of Notan is embodied in the ancient symbol, "Yin and Yang". Create stunning graphic imagery using black and white paper and scissors. Geared towards creatives ages 15+.

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Arts Lab Workshop: The Expansion of the Square - Art of Notan

The Art of Notan is embodied in the ancient symbol, "Yin and Yang". Create stunning graphic imagery using black and white paper and scissors. Geared for students.

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Arts Lab Workshop: UV Resin Beads

Enjoyed making a new keychain in UV Resin? (Or want to test out something new)? Join us for a more "rounded" experience to create your own seasonal UV resin beaded necklace!

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Arts Lab Workshop: Crochet a Sea Turtle in Celebration of Earth Day!

Come make a beautiful sea turtle with a shell using the crochet African flower motif and make your turtle flippers as unique as you! Materials will be included.

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Arts Lab Workshop: You've Got Maille - Byzantine Chain Bracelets

Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in precious or non-precious metal.

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Art Labs Workshop: Ancestor and Grandmother Flip Dolls

Ancestors and grandmothers are with us every day, guiding us and providing support if we are only willing to be quiet enough to listen to them.

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Arts lab Workshop: 3D Crochet Seasonal Wreaths

Have a blast making a unique 3D crochet wrapped, mixed media wreath! Spruce up your front door, office cubicle or give as a special gift. Ideas are limitless in this fun workshop!

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Arts Lab Workshop: UV Resin Pendants and Keychains

Catch these good UV rays before they're gone! Don't miss this opportunity to test out a fun new material before our Spring season closes!

 

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Arts Lab Workshop: You've Got Maille - Swirled Chain Bracelets

Learn the traditional art of chainmaille cold-joining processes with a contemporary twist in non-precious metals. Creatives of all metalworking levels ages 12 yrs + are welcome.