During the Holidays, there is something exciting to do every day of the week! Check out holiday light displays, train exhibits, candlelight tours, holiday craft shows, DIY wokshops, New Year Celebrations and more....Make Your Own Holiday Gifts This Season
Are you looking for presents that are more meaningful than commercial this holiday season? Are you tired of the harrowing trips to the malls and just want to give a gift that is special? Make it yourself!
Handmade gifts provide the giver the relaxing pleasure of creativity as well as guaranteeing the present is unique.
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow
December 21, 2012
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Leave those stressful days at the door and join us for a fabulously fun escape! A snazzy project, some wine & cheese, a few friends to share....it's great to be a grown up! All you'll need is a bottle and a brush! We're making masterpieces. This holiday project is a cookie plate and one you'll treasure or give to a loved one! Perfect for cookies and all of your yuletide treats!
Color Me Mine
The Gift of Clay
Give your special someone the opportunity to enjoy a workshop or class with The Gift of Clay, where they will create, rejuvenate, and practice self-expression. You’ll also be giving your friend or family member a gift that keeps on giving. The process of handling, molding and shaping of clay offers therapeutic benefits like releasing daily stress or mental relaxation. So do something wonderful for that special person and give them The Gift of Clay. The Gift of Clay can be redeemed for any class offered during our Summer, Spring, Fall or Winter semesters.
Seasonal Origami and Stained Glass Workshops
HeARTwares will host seasonal workshops with local artists, origami and stained glass workshops this winter. Private "art parties" can be arranged at HeARTwares, where guests will enjoy making a one-of-a-kind piece of art to take home and they will learn about Art with a Heart. The shop also offers a wide variety of hand-made and one-of-a-kind artwork, jewelry, house ware items, garden ornaments, and assorted gifts to be purchased at HeARTwares. The proceeds from the sale of the art are shared between Art with a Heart and the community partner.
Girls’ Night Out: Wine and DISH! Holiday Gift-making
December 3 & 1, 2012
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Grab your favorite beverage and join us for a fun night out as we use clay slabs to create an assortment of items to give as gifts this holiday season. Sign up with a friend and make it a true girls' night out.
Annmarie Sculpture Gardens
Historic Annapolis Foundation’s Wreath-Making Workshop
December 1, 2012
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Add a handmade touch to your holiday decorations by creating a Colonial Revival wreath during a hands-on workshop. Expert floral arrangers will teach the fundamental techniques of making a classic evergreen wreath. Clipped boxwood, wreath forms, and basic supplies are provided. Participants may also personalize their wreathes with a variety of greens, fruit, seedpods, ribbons, and other decorative materials that they bring from home.
Anne Arundel County
Super Secret Elf Workshop
December 1, 2012
1 -4 p.m.
Kids create a variety of crafts to give as gifts. Work stations include wooden ornaments, hand-painted ceramic tiles, collage greeting cards, and beading. Free gift wrap offered.
The Delaplaine Arts Center
Make & Take
December 8, 2012
6 - 9 p.m.
Make your own holiday ornaments, wrapping paper, and gift tags as you sip seasonal beverages, cocktails, beer & tasty treats. Local handmade gifts will also be available for sale.
Sock Monkey Saturday
December 8, 2012
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Don't let the holidays drive you BANANAS! Relax by making your very own Sock Monkey. A great last-minute gift! And just something fun to do. FREE, but you must bring 2 pairs of (clean) socks, & your own scissors to get in. Instructions, stuffing, sewing needles, thread, visionary baubles and camaraderie provided!
Visionary Art Museum