Adult Studio Workshop – Spring

The Education Department of the Florence County Museum announces the following programming:

Florence County Museum
Adult Studio Workshops
Spring Series

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lunch Break from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
10 Participant Maximum
Registration Required, Ages 18+
$75 per workshop or $200 for entire Spring Series
All supplies included


Saturday, March 25, 2017: Paper Marbling

Learn the art of Paper Marbling using traditional techniques in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the history and evolution of paper marbling while experimenting with Suminagashi and Ebru processes. Each participant will leave the class with a collection of their own unique marbled papers. (These papers will be suitable for use in the Exposed Spine Bookbinding Workshop.)


Saturday, April 22, 2017: Exposed Spine Bookbinding

Create three different books with exposed spine bindings. Participants will learn Japanese Stab Binding, Coptic Stitch Binding, and Linen Tape Binding techniques. Each completed book will be carefully crafted using a variety of cover materials and papers. (Marbled Papers from previous workshop may be brought to use in the creation of books. Completed books will be suitable for safe storage of photographs made in Pinhole Camera Photography Workshop)


Saturday, May 27, 2017: Pinhole Camera Photography

Build your own camera obscura from found objects and learn how different camera structures affect the end result. Participant will create two (one small and one larger) fully functional pinhole cameras. During the workshop, each participant will expose and develop photographs taken with their pinhole cameras. (Photographs can be safely stored in books made during the Exposed Spine Bookbinding workshop).