Craft Workshops

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About Craft Lake City Workshops: Craft Lake City is proud to curate approximately 50 artisan workshops each year. These workshops align with our mission to elevate the creative culture of Utah through providing accessibly priced crafting education for the community while opening up an avenue for local artisans to gain teaching experience and new opportunities for revenue. Craft Lake City partners with local venues to provide these in-person crafting opportunities in a variety of fun and atmospheric settings. Take a workshop to perfect a skill, kick-start a new hobby, meet like-minded people and support the local maker movement!

About Craft Lake City STEM Labs: If you’ve been to Craft Lake City’s Annual DIY Fest, you’ve no doubt seen the high-tech offerings in the Google Fiber STEM Building. Now we’re bringing that same energy to year-round workshop programming with STEM Labs! Join us for this series of curiosity-oriented makers workshops aimed at connecting science, technology, engineering & math to our established arts & crafts based programming. STEM Labs are designed to make STEM topics approachable, accessible & empowering to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Browse our upcoming workshops below and contact us at info@craftlakecity.com if you have a specific class idea you would like to pitch, or if you’re interested in being an instructor for a Craft Lake City workshop!

Brush Lettering (21+)

with Betsy Goodman of B Goods Lettering

Monday, August 15, 2022 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm MST | $42 

369 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT, 84111

Learn the basics of brush lettering with local artisan Betsy Goodman of B Goods Lettering! Workshop attendees will learn how to use a brush pen, will practice basic strokes, learn how to make consistent and legible letters, and will discover how to add simple decorative elements to lettered words. Participants will receive feedback and guidance throughout the process as they make a lettered print to display at home. Each attendee will leave this beginner-friendly class with an introductory knowledge of brush lettering! The workshop supply kit will include a brush lettering workbook, a brush pen and pencil, a frame, tracing paper and print paper. Included in the purchase price of the workshop ticket, attendees will enjoy a signature cocktail (or non-alcoholic mocktail!) at Alibi Bar & Place inspired by this specific workshop, handcrafted with care by Alibi’s talented bartenders. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to purchase additional beverages during the class if they so choose. This workshop is a 21+ event. No experience necessary and all supplies provided.

Macramé Rainbows (21+)

with Giselda Jeffery of Knots By Gisel

Monday, September 19, 2022 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm MST | $42 

369 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT, 84111

Learn how to create your own adorable rope rainbow keychain in this step-by-step macrame workshop! Attendees can choose from a rainbow of colors to create a wrapped macrame keychain to display with pride! Included in the purchase price of the workshop ticket, attendees will enjoy a signature cocktail (or non-alcoholic mocktail!) at Alibi Bar & Place inspired by this specific workshop, handcrafted with care by Alibi’s talented bartenders. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to purchase additional beverages during the class if they so choose. This workshop is a 21+ event. No experience necessary and all supplies provided.

Relief Printmaking

with Taelor Worthington of Tae Worth Studio

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm MST | $39 

3601 S 2700 W, West Valley City, UT 84119

Learn the basics of relief-printmaking with local printmaker Taelor Worthington. Workshop attendees will learn how to transfer a design, and then carve it into a soft-cut printing block using a lino-cutting tool, practice rolling out relief ink, and print their carved blocks onto printmaking paper. The design options were created by Taelor using vintage botanical and scientific illustrations that were rendered to be more beginner friendly, and adjusted to the correct size for this project. Participants will receive guidance and helpful tips throughout the process as they carve a 4×6 inch block, in order to create an 8×10 inch relief print to display in their home. Each attendee will leave this beginner-friendly class with an introductory knowledge of relief printmaking. This workshop is a 15+ activity. No experience necessary, and all supplies provided.

Craft Lake City’s year-round programming is supported in part by the residents of Salt Lake County through the Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) Program, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, and Utah Arts & Museums, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts.

WORKSHOP POLICIES

*Please note that policies for NHMU workshops are available on the venue website and may differ from other Craft Lake City workshop policies. 


IN-PERSON WORKSHOP POLICIES:


Attendance

Please note that all workshop participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time. Upon arrival, attendees will check in with a Craft Lake City representative, gather necessary supplies from the instructor, and select a seat. All workshop attendees must be in their preferred seats no later than five minutes prior to the workshop start time. Craft Lake City strives to provide high-quality making experiences in every workshop, and this policy is designed to give you adequate time to learn, create, and enjoy your craft.

Waitlist Policy
Due to the popularity of Craft Lake City’s workshops, our programs often sell out. However, spots occasionally become available if participants are unable to attend, and those spots are filled by individuals on our waitlist. If you wish to be added to our waitlist, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop and check in with a Craft Lake City representative. You will be added to the waitlist in priority order based on the time you arrive (first come first served). Five minutes prior to the workshop start time, Craft Lake City will begin to invite waitlisted individuals to purchase workshop tickets on site and take the place of absent participants. Please note that Craft Lake City cannot guarantee a spot to those on the waitlist.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy
While we cannot offer refunds or exchanges, your ticket is transferable to another attendee for the same class. If for any reason you are unable to attend a workshop for which you have purchased a ticket, we encourage you to transfer your ticket to a friend, family member, or another individual interested in the workshop by emailing artisancoordinator@craftlakecity.com. The individual attending in your place must arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time and present the name of the ticket holder to a Craft Lake City representative on site. Please note that Craft Lake City reserves the right to cancel the workshop and refund the ticket buyer if the class size requirements are not met.

LIVE STREAMING VIDEO WORKSHOP POLICIES:

Before the workshop date, attendees will receive an email with instructions for how to join the workshop. Please note that all workshop participants are asked to join the virtual workshop 10 minutes prior to the workshop start time. Craft Lake City strives to provide high-quality making experiences in every workshop, and this policy is designed to give you adequate time to learn, create and enjoy your craft. Please note that workshop tickets are non-refundable, and Craft Lake City is not responsible for poor internet connection or technological difficulties on behalf of the attendee. However, while we cannot offer refunds or exchanges, your ticket is transferable. If for any reason you are unable to attend a workshop for which you have purchased a ticket, we encourage you to transfer your ticket to a friend, family member, or another individual interested in attending the workshop in your place. The workshop will be recorded and shared with attendees after the class. Please note that Craft Lake City reserves the right to cancel the workshop and refund the ticket buyer if the class size requirements are not met.

ACCESSIBILITY:

Do you have any questions about accessibility, or would you like to request accommodations? If so, please let us know in the space below, or contact us by emailing info@craftlakecity.com or calling 801-906-8521. Please note that while Craft Lake City cannot guarantee that all requests can be met, our team is committed to making reasonable accommodations to ensure that attendees can successfully participate in our programs.