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Thankful for Spring – Intro Calligraphy at Albertine Press

Join Boston calligrapher Liz Roessler (Lettering by Liz) for a small intensive beginners workshop (no previous experience necessary!) on the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy. With beginner Romantic lettering under your belt, apply your hand in creating a series of thank you notes to take home and share. With your newfound skills and tools […]


Clamshell Box Making at Albertine Press

Come and create a clamshell box to house a book, photos, or anything you’d like to squirrel away! Learn about grain direction, tips and tricks for cutting and gluing, and how to measure an object and cut board and materials to fit so that you can continue your box making adventures at home. All tools […]


Plant Your Paper Garden at Albertine Press

In this two hour workshop we’ll create a diverse eco-system of paper plants and flowers that will bring a little spring to your step while we wait for the weather to catch on. Using a variety of techniques, from origami to paper sculpting, you’ll take home a handful of paper creations that will thrive (indoors) […]


GRRL HAUS CINEMA

GRRL HAUS CINEMA is an ongoing program of short films and video art made by women. A mix of local, national, and international artists present work from a variety of disciplines: narrative, documentary, experimental, and conceptual. With an emphasis on low budget and DIY, GRRL HAUS is a space for underrepresented voices in the arts today. The annual […]


2017 Holiday Glass Sale

Almost Perfect Glass and the Sherman Street Artists invite you to our 2017 Holiday Glass Sale! Stop by to watch live glass-blowing demos and browse a beautiful collection of hand-blown and leaded glass, ornaments and jewelry. Join us at our Friday Fundraiser to support the Women Working forOceans (W2O). Avoid the shopping crowds on Saturday […]


Sketching with Colored Pencils

Colored pencil is a versatile medium – we’ll discuss different ways of using them, look at some examples, and begin to experiment using the collections at the Harvard Museum of Natural History for inspiration. All skill levels welcome. This is an independently offered workshop – please email for more details or to sign up at: […]


Workshop: Imaginative Drawing Outdoors

Imaginative drawing isn’t just for kids! We’ll explore some different approaches to the drawing process, inspired by the natural world, but allowing our imaginations to wonder more freely, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please email for more details or to sign up: sketchclass (at) verizon.net


Workshop: Capturing Natural Textures with Pencil

Capturing Natural Textures with Pencil Have you ever wondered how to capture the variety of textures in the natural world using pencil and paper? We’ll explore building up a variety of kinds of marks and shading to create a wide range of textures, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please […]


Workshop: Landscape Sketching

Landscapes are a wonderful subject for drawings, but it can be difficult to know where to start. We’ll discuss how to select a composition, create a sense of depth and use a variety of marks to capture a dynamic variety of textures in a landscape, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels […]


Sketching Trees

Explore the amazing variety of tree forms using pencil and paper. We’ll focus on capturing the shapes and volume of trunks and branches, and techniques for drawing foliage, in this independently offered outdoor sketching workshop. All skill levels welcome. Please email for more details or to sign up, sketchclass (at) verizon.net


SCOUT PICKS: 5/8/15-5/10/15

Show mom you care and catch some fresh air in this weekend’s Scout Picks. All Weekend “About Elly” Kendall Square Cinema 1 Kendall Sq. Already hailed as “a masterpiece” and and “outstanding … subtle psychological thriller,” the film “About Elly” comes to Kendall Square Cinema this weekend. Catch it at 7 p.m. or 9:45 p.m. […]