Festival 2012 Itinerary!

It’s all coming together! We’ve been busy working out all the details, and are overjoyed to report on all of the fabulous and talented people who’ve come together to offer their time, energy, spirit and skill to our first annual festival!

Here’s what we’ve got planned:

Friday June 22nd  – Panel Discussion & Show It! Exhibit Opening Party
Join us for a panel discussion on “Working in the Field.” Doors open at 6pm & Panel will be from 7-8:30pm.  Stick around afterwards for our Show It! Exhibit opening party to see beautiful handmade art and craft from talented local artisans.  Admission by suggested donation of $5.

Our Panel includes:
Ben Borley
Matt Jenkins
Chantel Mierau
Alison Norberg
Andee Penner

Show It artists include:
Kami Goertz
Matt Jenkins
Chandra Mayor
Susana Meza
Crystal Nykoluk
Nandita Selvanathan
Jolanta Sokalska
Melanie Wesley
Beth Wolchock-Brown

Saturday June 23rd  – Teach It!
Join us for a day filled with sharking knowledge through workshops and lectures pertaining to craft.  Please email circleandsquare.mb@gmail.com to reserve a spot.  Workshop admission is $30 + $10 for supplies.  Lecture admission by suggested donation of $5.

10am-12pm – Sock Creature Workshop (Shosana Funk)
In this beginner class Shosana will help you create your very own sock creature!  Make a cat, an owl or a creature of your choosing.  All supplies included.

12:15-1:15pm – The History of Knitting in Manitoba Lecture (Jennifer Smith)

1:30-3:30pm – Embroidery 101: From Sampler to Smartass (Chandra Mayor)
In this hands-on beginner embroidery class needleworker Chandra Mayor will teach you the basics of embroidery (stitches and materials) with an emphasis on how to employ embroidery in non-traditional ways.  All supplies included.

3:45-4:45pm – Making Art in South Africa Lecture (PJ Anderson)

5-7pm – Pastie Making Workshop (Liz Garlicki)  ** This workshop has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances **
Burlesque performer and handmade artist Liz Garlicki will introduce you to the fun and flirty world of pasties by helping you make your own!  All supplies included.

Sunday June 24th – Sell It! Handmade Marketplace
Join us from 12-5pm for a craft sale filled with amazing local makers selling their creations and giving demonstrations.

All events will take place at the Atomic Centre (167 Logan Avenue, Winnipeg).

Please stay tuned for profiles on our amazing collaborators.


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