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Clay Wall Hanging with Heather Roberts

This summer, Threshold Arts is partnering with the Rochester Public Library and Gallery 24 to provide a series of free community art classes at the Castle! Work with three local artists to learn a variety of new techniques and take home an original creation along with your newfound skills.

Classes are held from 6 – 8 pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Community Studio on the third floor of the Castle. Courses are free and all materials are provided, but space is limited and all participants must pre-register.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Public Library, Threshold Arts, and Gallery 24.


June 26  | Clay Wall Hanging with Heather Roberts

Join local artist Heather Roberts for this home decor make-and-take activity at the Castle. Using an assortment of pre-baked polymer clay shapes, paint, sticks, and twine, you’ll create a wall hanging that fits your own personal style and space. These are great for hanging outdoors, too!


July 24  | Screen Printing with Cassandra Buck

Have you ever wanted to learn how to screen print? In this class local artist and art educator Cassandra Buck will be teaching the basics of screen printing including basic printmaking terminology, a brief introduction into the history of printmaking, common printmaking materials, and the process of creating your own screen print.

August 28th  | Needle Felted Acorns with Amarama

Have fun learning how to make needle felt acorns using natural acorn caps with local artist Amarama! Each student will learn needle felting safety and choose from rainbow pallet of wool roving to make adorable felted acorns.

Later Event: June 28
Jason Diggz at the Castle