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Month of September 2012 (29 events)

Saturday, September 01, 2012

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    Open Clay (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Saturday, September 01, 2012   |   1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Know your way around a pottery wheel but feeling a little ru sty? Perfect! During the Open Clay sessions, our resident ceramic specialis t will be on hand to give you tips to make the most of what we have to offer .

    Plus, there will be free clay for MEMBERS of the Studio Art s and Craft Centre. Don't forget: all current UWM students have a free membe rship – just stop by and sign up.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

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    Tie Dye (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Sunday, September 02, 2012   |   1:00pm - 4:00pm

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    Let’s start out this school year with some color! Head over to o ur courtyard to tie-dye with us! Seriously, this isn’t just for the hippies anymore…

Monday, September 03, 2012

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    Button-making Madness (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Monday, September 03, 2012   |   11:00am - 10:00pm

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    Come on in this Labor Day and relax by making some snazzy button s with the help of our staff. Accent your autumn outfits with these custom-m ade accessories!

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    Milwaukee Art Museum – Print Explorations (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Monday, September 03, 2012   |   1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come and sign up to take a spot in our trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum! We will be taking 30 students on Labor Day to relax and enjoy t he exquisite Posters of Paris Exhibit, and for a special showing of the mus eum’s permanent print collection!

    If you’re a student member\ , come and guarantee yourself a spot in our trip to the Milwaukee Art Museum ! We will be taking 30 students on Labor Day to relax and enjoy the exquisit e Posters of Paris Exhibit, and for a special showing of the museum’s perma nent print collection!

Friday, September 07, 2012

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    Henna Tattoos (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Friday, September 07, 2012   |   3:00pm - 6:00pm

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    Want to turn heads and experience cultural body art? Come look for us at the Sandburg Lawns during the Pantherfest pre-show and we wil l adorn your end-of-summer skin with temporary embellishments utilized by ma ny Middle Eastern cultures since the Bronze Age! No pain, no problem!

    For more information, contact Randy Yun Kruser: 414-229-5535 / rykruser@uwm.edu. Sponsored by Union Studio Arts and Craft Centre.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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    Union Expo (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012   |   11:00am - 2:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Join the staff of the SACC in the Union Concourse and make a but ton (or several) and add that necessary POP into your fall wardrobe!

Friday, September 14, 2012

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    Photograms (Free Art Fridays)

    Friday, September 14, 2012   |   5:00pm - 8:00pm

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    Join us in our darkroom and learn how to create Photograms! Thes e photographic images are created without using a camera! They are striking grayscale images perfect for any apartment or home décor! Who said re-decora ting was expensive?

Saturday, September 15, 2012

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    Designing a Pendant

    Saturday, September 15, 2012   |   12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come use our metals area and learn basic jewelry making techniqu es by designing, piercing, sawing, soldering, and finishing your own uni que pendant! Be ready to take home a handmade, wearable piece of art in thi s fun and functional workshop!

    Instructor: Nicole Zapata
    UWM student/members: $40 Faculty, staff, alumni: $45 Community members: $5 0

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Designing a Pendant

    Saturday, September 15, 2012   |   12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come use our metals area and learn basic jewelry making techniqu es by designing, piercing, sawing, soldering, and finishing your own uni que pendant! Be ready to take home a handmade, wearable piece of art in thi s fun and functional workshop! Instructor: Nicole Zapata UWM student/memb ers: $40 Faculty, staff, alumni: $45 Community members: $50

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    Open Glaze

    Saturday, September 15, 2012   |   1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Did you participate in Open Clay and now need to glaze your piec es? Stop in and learn the basics of glazing from our resident ceramic specia list. Your pieces from Open Clay will be fired and ready to glaze!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Designing a Pendant

    Sunday, September 16, 2012   |   12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come use our metals area and learn basic jewelry making techniqu es by designing, piercing, sawing, soldering, and finishing your own uni que pendant! Be ready to take home a handmade, wearable piece of art in thi s fun and functional workshop! Instructor: Nicole Zapata UWM student/memb ers: $40 Faculty, staff, alumni: $45 Community members: $50

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    Designing a Pendant

    Sunday, September 16, 2012   |   12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come use our metals area and learn basic jewelry making techniqu es by designing, piercing, sawing, soldering, and finishing your own uni que pendant! Be ready to take home a handmade, wearable piece of art in thi s fun and functional workshop!

    Instructor: Nicole Zapata
    UWM student/members: $40 Faculty, staff, alumni: $45 Community members: $5 0

Monday, September 17, 2012

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Designing a Pendant

    Monday, September 17, 2012   |   12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Come use our metals area and learn basic jewelry making techniqu es by designing, piercing, sawing, soldering, and finishing your own uni que pendant! Be ready to take home a handmade, wearable piece of art in thi s fun and functional workshop! Instructor: Nicole Zapata UWM student/memb ers: $40 Faculty, staff, alumni: $45 Community members: $50

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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    Basic Watercolor

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012   |   5:30pm - 7:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Join us and create warm and cool paintings! We will be learning basic watercolor principles while creating small beautiful works of art. Mak e a card for a friend or a painting for your kitchen. Still life arrangement s will be provided but feel free to bring in your favorite flowers, photogr aphs or other cherished items. Instructor: Ryan Woolgar UWM student/membe rs: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

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    Basic Watercolor

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012   |   5:30pm - 7:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Join us and create warm and cool paintings! We will be learning basic watercolor principles while creating small beautiful works of art. Mak e a card for a friend or a painting for your kitchen. Still life arrangement s will be provided but feel free to bring in your favorite flowers, photogr aphs or other cherished items.

    Instructor: Ryan Woolgar
    U WM student/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

Saturday, September 22, 2012

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    Enameling

    Saturday, September 22, 2012   |   12:30pm - 2:30pm

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    Enameling is the colorful result of fusing special powdered glas s to metal. Students will learn the basic techniques of enameling on copper including preparing the copper, design strategies, powder application tech niques, and fusing.

    Instructor: Emily Klopstein
    UWM stud ent/members: $20 Faculty, staff, alumni: $25 Community members: $30

Sunday, September 23, 2012

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    Architectural Terra Cotta

    Sunday, September 23, 2012   |   12:00pm - 2:00pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Do you love early Milwaukee’s architecture? Well, let’s learn h ow those historic ceramic tiles were produced! Come and explore Milwaukee’s architectural history as we learn the processes involved in creating ceramic s for building design. These tiles can be used for interior and exterior hom e installations. Instructor: Benito Tyjeski UWM Students/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

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    Architectural Terra Cotta

    Sunday, September 23, 2012   |   12:00pm - 2:00pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Do you love early Milwaukee’s architecture? Well, let’s learn how those historic ceramic tiles were produced! Come and explore Milwaukee’ s architectural history as we learn the processes involved in creating ceram ics for building design. These tiles can be used for interior and exterior h ome installations.

    Instructor: Benito Tyjeski
    UWM S tudents/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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    Green Student Fair (Fall Welcome Activities)

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012   |   10:00am - 2:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Share the Earth with us in the Union Concourse! Alongside lear ning ways to care for our planet, this year we’ll be making a collaborative effort to celebrate the new community gardens! Come help us decorate 12 con crete stepping stones for 2012. We will also be giving out free seed bookmar ks for participants so you can grow your own garden someday!

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    Basic Watercolor

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012   |   5:30pm - 7:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Join us and create warm and cool paintings! We will be learning basic watercolor principles while creating small beautiful works of art. Mak e a card for a friend or a painting for your kitchen. Still life arrangement s will be provided but feel free to bring in your favorite flowers, photogr aphs or other cherished items. Instructor: Ryan Woolgar UWM student/membe rs: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Basic Watercolor

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012   |   5:30pm - 7:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Join us and create warm and cool paintings! We will be learning basic watercolor principles while creating small beautiful works of art. Mak e a card for a friend or a painting for your kitchen. Still life arrangement s will be provided but feel free to bring in your favorite flowers, photogr aphs or other cherished items.
    Instructor: Ryan Woolgar

    U WM student/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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    Introduction to Jewelry and Metals

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012   |   6:30pm - 9:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Learn the basics of metalsmithing and create your own jewelry an d unique metal objects! We will introduce you to basic techniques including the use of several important tools (jeweler’s saws, torches, files, flex shaft, etc), soldering, cold connections, patina, and finishing. All su pplies are included.

    Instructor: Nicole Zapata
    UWM Studen ts/members: $115 Faculty, staff, alumni: $120 Community members: $125

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Introduction to Jewelry and Metals

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012   |   6:30pm - 9:30pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Learn the basics of metalsmithing and create your own jewelry an d unique metal objects! We will introduce you to basic techniques including the use of several important tools (jeweler’s saws, torches, files, flex shaft, etc), soldering, cold connections, patina, and finishing. All su pplies are included. Instructor: Nicole Zapata UWM Students/members: $115 Faculty, staff, alumni: $120 Community members: $125

Thursday, September 27, 2012

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    Beginning Pottery Wheel

    Thursday, September 27, 2012   |   6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    There is something so satisfying about drinking from a hand-made cup. It is even more satisfying when YOU have made that cup! Learn the basi cs of making functional pottery including bowls, mugs and vases in this cla ss. Clay and tools are available for purchase. Glazes and firing are include d.

    Instructor: Ian Connors
    UWM Students/members: $70 Facu lty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Beginning Pottery Wheel

    Thursday, September 27, 2012   |   6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    There is something so satisfying about drinking from a hand-made cup. It is even more satisfying when YOU have made that cup! Learn the basi cs of making functional pottery including bowls, mugs and vases in this cla ss. Clay and tools are available for purchase. Glazes and firing are include d. Instructor: Ian Connors UWM Students/members: $70 Faculty, staff, a lumni: $75 Community members: $80

Friday, September 28, 2012

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    Knitting

    Friday, September 28, 2012   |   5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Have you always enjoyed handmade scarves? Come and learn how to start your own! Whether you’re an inexperienced knitter, or just need a lit tle refresher, this course is perfect for you. Learn the basics of knitting while exploring fun ways to create a one-of-a-kind scarf. Please bring two skeins of yarn that are the same color. All other supplies are included in c lass fee.

    Instructor: Mari Marks
    UWM student: $15 Faculty , staff, alumni: $20 Community members: $25

Saturday, September 29, 2012

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    Intermediate Jewelry & Metalsmithing: Bezel Setting

    Saturday, September 29, 2012   |   12:00pm - 3:30pm

    Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    This workshop is for anyone who has basic jewelry & metalworking knowledge but would like to learn how to incorporate stones into their work . Soldering experience is required, as we will be using more advanced solde ring techniques to attach bezel settings to pre-fabricated pieces. We will b e using cabochon style stones (flat bottom, rounded top) in our creations. Students may bring already made jewelry in which they wish to incorporate st ones. All supplies included.

    Instructor: Emily Klopstein
    UWM student/members: $25 Faculty, staff, alumni: $30 Community members: $3 5

Sunday, September 30, 2012

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Architectural Terra Cotta

    Sunday, September 30, 2012   |   12:00pm - 2:00pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Do you love early Milwaukee’s architecture? Well, let’s learn h ow those historic ceramic tiles were produced! Come and explore Milwaukee’s architectural history as we learn the processes involved in creating ceramic s for building design. These tiles can be used for interior and exterior hom e installations. Instructor: Benito Tyjeski UWM Students/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80

  • Studio Arts and Craft Centre

    Architectural Terra Cotta

    Sunday, September 30, 2012   |   12:00pm - 2:00pm

    The Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

    Do you love early Milwaukee’s architecture? Well, let’s learn how those historic ceramic tiles were produced! Come and explore Milwaukee’ s architectural history as we learn the processes involved in creating ceram ics for building design. These tiles can be used for interior and exterior h ome installations.

    Instructor: Benito Tyjeski
    UWM S tudents/members: $70 Faculty, staff, alumni: $75 Community members: $80