Check out our upcoming workshops on the calendar page!
Part of our mission as a creative resource is to provide affordable workshops and arts programming to the greater Western Massachusetts / Southern Vermont area!
If you are interested in teaching a workshop please fill out our Instructor Application Form on our Applications page.
This class is for people who want to learn how to knit but have never done it before or need a refresher. Kait will teach the foundations of knitting: how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
Kait will teach you what you need to know to make a pair of fingerless mitts!
Kait Brink has been knitting for 24 years, she has shown her big knits (done on handmade size 228 needles!) at gallery shows, performances and was featured at Vouge Knitting Live in Times Square as well as in the internationally published book, “Creative Extremes” by Topp Publishing. Watch her big knits on youtube!
This workshop will occur in 3 sessions on Wednesday evenings in January: 1/15/20, 1/22/20 and 1/29/20 from 6-8pm. Registration for the workshop series costs $45-65 sliding scale, and can be prepaid on PayPal to email@example.com. Please send us an email with any questions and if you are interested in registering for this course.
Clay platter Workshop 2/2/20
Join ceramic artist, Rhonda Wainshilbaum at Looky Here 1-6:30 on Sunday, February 2nd for our Clay Platter Workshop! Roll out clay to form, design and paint your own functional, decorative, dishwasher safe plate to keep forever, or to gift. Bring a snack, design ideas, (or come and be inspired), and a blow dryer if you have one. Platters can be picked up at Looky Here after they are fired. Course costs $55 for all materials included, and bring a friend for $5.00 off! Pre registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rhonda at 413-624-51752
2D Needle Felting!
Saturday January 4, 2-5 pm
Come learn to make 2D images using roving and felting needles! We will press wool into fabric to make 2D images that will softly adorn our clothing and walls. All materials provided, but feel free to bring a sweater or soft surface of your own. Wool blends are suggested, but there’s some leeway there.
Cost is $15-25 sliding scale and can be prepaid to email@example.com on Paypal. Cash can be accepted day-of with an email confirmation ahead. This workshop involves the use of sharp needles, so we suggest caution for those younger than 10.
Zelda Mazor-Freedman is a fiber artist who felts and fusses out of Northampton, MA. Interested in craft and the decorative arts, Zelda makes personal objects. Working through doll making, felting, knitting, and other folk art techniques, Zelda makes her work while thinking about narrative, relationships, and whimsy.
Integrating the lattice: microtonal music theory at looky here !
Looky here will be putting on a music theory study group focusing on the work of Wa matheieu and Erv Wilson !
Particularly we will be investigating matheieus text “harmonic experience” and applying its principals to the study of Wilson’s / Harry partch’s tuning systems. This study group will begin meeting on a weekly basis starting October 6th!
There will be a few guest speakers as well who will guide us on our journey to integrating the lattice and fondling the measurable !!
So excited to explore this will all of you!
Also this workshop is FREE !!!
We welcome all musicians of all skill levels !!
Come come come!!
Make our Merch
Description: Make our Merch- happening on Monday evenings from 5-7 will be a free series of workshops in block-printing, batik, embroidery and applique in which we will produce a line of merchandise to sell at our shop.
The Big Draw/ Free Draw
A life drawing series beings at Looky Here on October 3rd at 6pm with a nude model. This weekly series will last all month and will culminate with a final nude model session on October 31st. The 10th, 17th and 24th will be Free Draw, without a model and without charge. The Big Draw evenings will request a $10-$15 donation for participation.
All ages and abilities are welcome.
Tuesday, February 20, 7:00-9:00 pm
If you didn’t come last time, come this time! If you did come last time, here we go again! We have been getting some very generous supply donations, so there will be more available to share! Same as before, if you have your own materials to work with, bring them along, and if you have some extra to share or donate to the space, it would be much appreciated! I have a couple of easels that I can bring this time, and if you do too, cool! snacks and drinks and records would all be fun to bring too. Look forward to seeing y’all again!
Saturday, February 3, 4:00-8:00 pm
Let’s get together with piles of mending, costume making, and embroidery projects! Bring needles and thread, and fabric that has been in limbo for a while! Kid Friendly.
Wednesday, January 31, 7:00-9:00 pm
All ages life drawing. We will pose for each other and practice drawing figures from life. Some materials will be provided, but please bring what you can! (pens, crayons, markers, pastels, paints, paper, costumes, props, records to play, and snacks to share are all welcome and encouraged!)
A Velvet Day: Poetry and Music
January 1, 3:00-6:00
Bring in the new year with ambient music and open mic poetry.