2017 Winter/Spring Class Schedule
All of the following art classes will be held in the Arts Cottage, 1270 Packerland Dr, Green Bay WI.
Woven Sewing Basket
This class is open to beginners as well as experienced weavers. Participants will make a 7”x 9”x 7” woven basket. Dates: Thurs. Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2017
Native Cedar Flute for Beginners
This class is open to those who have never played a flute. Students will learn to play and improvise on a Native American-style cedar flute. Dates: Tues. & Thurs., Feb. 7, 9, 14, 16 & 17, 2017
Painting Silk Scarves
Participants will learn techniques for painting a 11” x 60” silk scarf using a variety of colors and designs.
Dates: Monday, Feb 13 & 20, 2017
Intermediate Native Cedar Flute Class
Students should have previous experience playing the flute. Participants will receive additional instruction playing and improvising on Native American-style cedar flutes. Dates: Tues. & Thurs, March 7, 9, 14, 16 & 17
Old Style Rip Dress
The pattern for this loose fitting 1800's style Oneida calico dress is based on an example from the Fort Stanwick Museum. Dates: Wed., Mar. 8, 15 & 22
Wool Purse Class
This class is appropriate for beginners as well as advanced students. You will create your own sturdy wool purse. Dates: Tues., April 4, 11 & 18
Participants will make a pair of Iroquois style leather moccasins with black velvet & deer hide.
Dates: Wed., April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Painting the Rez
Capture the awakening of color and the warmth of spring by painting the Rez.
Dates: Tues., May 9, 16 & 23
This is an advanced class. Participants should already know the basic techniques involved in Iroquois Raised Beadwork. Dates: Wed., May 10, 17, 24 & 31
Adjustable Sterling Silver Ring
You will make an adjustable sterling silver ring with crushed wampum inlay.
Dates: Sat & Sun. May 20 & 21
All art classes and workshops listed above will be held at the Oneida Nation Arts Program, 1270 B Packerland Drive, Green Bay, WI, 54304, (across from Southwest High School).
For more information on these classes, email Christine or call 920-490-3831.
Basket Guild: Twashe?nutslu.nihe?
The guild holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from September thru May. Each meeting starts at 6:00 pm. At each meeting guild members will learn a basket technique that may be applied to their baskets. Guild members also decide on basket making projects. A prorated membership fee is charged to pay for basketry supplies and other incidentals. Participants may bring their own supplies or participate in the monthly project. The guild currently includes members with varying basketry skills. There is a short business meeting at the beginning of each monthly meeting.
For more information, contact Christine Klimmek at (920) 490-3831 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates: 3rd Wed. of the month Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm