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Pre-Register for Select Events

Chalk Art with David Zinn

Master of sidewalk chalk art David Zinn demonstrates his beloved artwork live and in person, with explanations and Q&A for adults and children (4th grade and up), along with guided chalk drawing opportunities outside the Morris J. Lawrence Building on the campus of Washtenaw Community College. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, September 18 — event to last about 2 hours — chalk provided


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Poetry Workshop with Isaac Pickell


Poet Isaac Pickell leads a fun, informal workshop where we'll talk about poetry and write some short pieces from prompts. Bring work to share if you like, or just bring yourself and your curiosity. No experience necessary.

Sign up here for Isaac Pickell workshop

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Book Making Lesson — Make Your Own Book


Learn how to make an accordion book with removable covering. This style of book can also be made into an artists’ book with hidden pockets or an album for photographs. This Book Making Workshop is led by Kyle Clark of the Book Arts Studio of the University of Michigan. For adults and teens.




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Block Printed Decorative Paper Workshop


Create sheets of decorative paper that you can use in book projects and more! We'll cover the basics of printing using carved wooden blocks and water based ink and then spend most of our time experimenting with the University of Michigan Library Book Arts Studio's collection of geometric wooden blocks to create patterns and designs. Led by Jamie Vander Broek. This workshop is for adults and teens.



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