Craft Lake City Workshops

Spark your creativity with a Craft Lake City workshop! 

You can now enjoy your favorite Craft Lake City workshops in your preferred format: in person of from the comfort of home! In support of our mission to elevate Utah’s creative community through science, technology and art, Craft Lake City offers DIY workshops taught by some of Utah’s most skilled artisans and STEM professionals. Several workshops are available in a convenient pre-recorded online format, so you can create anytime, anywhere. Additionally, you can connect with local makers and other community members through in-person workshops at our new venue partner: Valley Fair Mall!

Sign up for our newsletter to be among the first to know when new workshops are listed. Interested in teaching a Craft Lake City workshop? Please complete this online form or contact us by emailing artisancoordinator@craftlakecity.com for DIY craft workshops and stem@craftlakecity.com for DIY engineer workshops.

Accessibility

Do you have any questions about the accessibility of Craft Lake City events or programs? Would you like to request accommodations? Please contact us by emailing amy@craftlakecity.com or calling 801-906-8521

*Note: 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.

 

In-Person Craft Workshops

Craft Lake City’s in-person workshops are back! We are thrilled to safely return to our community craft workshop programming in summer 2021. Craft Lake City will be hosting outdoor workshops at as part of a new venue partnership with Valley Fair Mall! Head to the link above to join us for a workshop every month between June and September. Masks will be required and supplies will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Live Streaming Video Craft Workshops

Just because we’re social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t socialize! Craft Lake City is hosting a limited number of Live Streaming Video Workshops with top local makers. Without leaving the comfort of home, you can meet other community members, follow along on Zoom and interact with our talented instructors as they introduce you to new creative projects and processes. Supply kits are available be picked up during specific times at the Craft Lake City offices in advance.

 

Pre-Recorded Online Craft Workshops

Enjoy your favorite Craft Lake City workshops anytime, anywhere with our pre-recorded online workshop series! Engage your creativity, start a new hobby, and get insider tips from talented makers and experts. Perfect for beginners or creatives looking to add a new skill to their maker toolbox. Limited edition supply boxes can be purchased separately for many of the workshops if you don’t have the materials at home.

 

Pre-Recorded Online STEM Workshops for Kids

Craft Lake City and Google Fiber are pleased to present a six-part STEM Kids Online Workshop video series, produced to support Utah elementary schools in their remote learning efforts. We used the state curriculum guidelines for grades 3-5 to guide our selection of topics, focused on activities which can be done at home. Additional support was provided from the Utah STEM Action Center. Watch the pre-recorded videos today!

 

DIY Kits

Craft Lake City partnered with some of your favorite local artisans to curate fun DIY Kits! Each kit includes the supplies and written instructions to complete a fun, hands-on craft project at home. Some of the kit projects include a felt sloth wall hanging, robot ornaments, concrete planters, and constellations for kids. We’ll also have embroidered keychains and clay jewelry kits coming up soon! Supplies are limited, so get them while you can. Free domestic shipping or curbside pickup included!

 

Craft Lake City Business Academy

The Craft Lake City Academy is a series of professional development workshops designed to educate and support local makers as they build creative businesses. Craft Lake City offers specialty business classes throughout the year, as well as a Grow Your Business Plan multi-week course for emerging makers. The first specialty class is available online and focuses on how to build an online store. Check out the Academy page for details on boosting your business!

 

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. The Craft Lake City Business Academy: Grow Your Business Plan is made possible by funding from Celtic Bank.