Sat, Jul 23

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Local parks around Iowa City

Series: Folk Crafting With Nature

Using natural materials, create then decorate your home and your life with elements from the great outdoors.

Series: Folk Crafting With Nature

Time & Location

Jul 23, 11:55 AM – 1:55 PM

Local parks around Iowa City, Iowa City, IA, USA

About the Event

This series will walk you through the “how tos” of three different natures based folkart projects, cyanotypes, flower crowns and one surprise experience. We will then embark on a journey to collect items needed and craft together. You will leave with completed projects to utilize yourself or share with friends and family.  You will feel confident recreating these pieces of art for years to come! 

This series includes these 3 classes:

  •  July 23: Folk Prints: Printing with Sunlight- Create ethereal images out of natural found items, to share or keep for yourself. 
  • September 22: Flower Crown Workshop- Celebrate the Autumnal equinox by creating a wearable flower crown in honor of the bounty of summer.
  • TBD 

THINGS TO BRING 

  • Standard attire and sun protection for hands-on outdoor learning: hat, jeans, sunscreen. 
  • A notebook and a pen/pencil for writing and drawing (optional).

REGISTRATION

Sliding scale fee: $60 - $0, based upon your access to resources.

Save 20% by registering here for all 3 classes in the series.

Harvest Preserve and Backyard Abundance members receive a 10% discount.

INVITE FRIENDS AND FAMILY

We need a minimum of 10 attendees to host the classes. Please invite friends and family to ensure the events happen as scheduled. We would love to meet your loved ones.

EDUCATOR

Annie Ventullo, is a folk crafter, mushroom hunter and lover of the woods.  When she isn't playing with forest found items, she is a practicing ecotherapist and death doula. 

LOCATION

Local Parks around the Iowa City area. 

COVID-19

The event is held outside. Masks are optional. We will try to maintain 6' distancing.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

This class was developed in collaboration with many community partners using grant funding from the Johnson County Community Foundation and the Roy A. Hunt Foundation. It would not be possible without these sponsors and supporters. Please frequent these generous organizations to thank them for donations of time, materials and funds.

Tickets

Price

Quantity

Total

  • Abundance of Resources

    $60

    This fee is for people with expendable income. This option allows you to assist others in attending our classes by “paying it forward” for those who have less access to opportunities.

    $60

    0

    $0

  • Traditional Resources

    $45

    This fee is for people who have the resources they need to make ends meet and can attend our classes at full cost.

    $45

    0

    $0

  • Reduced Access to Resources

    $30

    This fee is for people who are working hard to make ends meet on low wages and have less access to resources and opportunities.

    $30

    0

    $0

  • Under Resourced

    $0

    This option is for people who have low access to resources. Examples include those with income below the poverty line, people living with mental and physical health concerns, and people experiencing insecurity in basic needs attainment.

    $0

    0

    $0

Total

$0

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