In support of our mission to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art, Craft Lake City holds DIY workshops all year long taught by some of Utah’s most skilled artisans. Workshop topics run the gamut from gourmet food to floral arranging to fiber arts. Take a workshop to perfect a skill, kick-start a new hobby, meet like-minded people and support the local maker movement.

Register early as our most popular workshop topics sell out quickly! Sign up for our newsletter to be among the first to know when workshops are listed. Interested in teaching a Craft Lake City workshop? Please complete this workshop proposal form.

This project is supported in part by the Salt Lake City Arts Council, George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, and Utah Arts & Museums, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Dec 12 2019

Holiday Cookie Decorating

with Mary Elizabeth Hammond of Love Cake Bake
  • $40
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  • Gallivan Center Stage
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  • 6:30 pm
Mary Elizabeth Hammond is the creative force behind Love Cake Bake, and she has been making scrumptious desserts professionally for more than a decade. In this beginner-level workshop at the Gallivan Center, Hammond will teach attendees how to decorate adorable holiday-themed cookies. Hammond will bake delectable gingerbread and sugar cookies at her shop beforehand, and workshop participants will create festive designs on the cookies using Royal Icing and buttercream frosting.
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Jan 18 2020

Red Rock Embroidered Hoop

with Rachel Erickson of Olive & Thread
  • $35
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  • The Natural History Museum of Utah
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  • 11:00 am

Create your own embroidered landscape in an NHMU Craft Workshop presented by Craft Lake City! Local fiber artist Rachel Erickson of Olive + Thread will teach attendees the basics of embroidery using three fundamental stitches. Participants will go through the step-by-step process of making an embroidered hoop inspired by Utah's Arches National Park, and will leave with the skills and knowledge to create future fiber projects of their own. Materials will be provided. This is a beginner-focused workshop and no experience is necessary.

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Workshop Waitlist and Cancellation Policies

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Attendance Policy

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 transferrable. 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. The individual attending in your place must arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time and present proof of purchase in the form of a printed or electronic ticket and the name of the ticket holder to a Craft Lake City representative on site.