Recurring

Voice and Movement Workshop

Riverside Arts Center : Dance Studio 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Voice and MovementRiverside Arts Center is excited to introduce our newest workshop series: Voice and Movement. These monthly workshops will help participants connect to their voice, their body, and the music around them as they practice mindful listening through group singing and movement. You can look forward to sonic meditations, rounds, and working together to […]

Recurring

Open Sewing Lab with Kim DeBord

Riverside Arts Center: Top Floor Room B 76 N Huron St., Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Finish a project, restart a project or learn something new in this open sewing lab! Join fibers artist, Kim DeBord, for Sunday afternoon stitching. Get advice on a wide range of techniques like garment construction, mending & darning, embroidery, sashiko, and using your sewing machine. Bring your projects or potential projects or just bring yourself […]

Enamel Jewelry Making Workshop with Courtney Fischer

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Enamel Jewelry Workshop with Courtney Fischer JewelryJoin Courtney for a creative and fun workshop! During your enamel workshop, she will guide you step-by-step through the process to create one of a kind enamel jewelry. In this class you will learn how to fire opaque enamel on copper using a kiln and create two pieces to […]

Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity""Tending Our Terrain: Transcending Polarity" is the second part of a three-part, multi-sensory workshop series called "You Are Expansive" that utilizes systems-level thinking, expressive therapies, and the Internal Family Systems model to deliver transformative learning experiences to participants. "Tending Our Terrain" explores the roles art, storytelling, and embodied living play in […]

AIR WORKSHOP WITH NICK AZZARO: MAKING LAYERED NARRATIVES WITH WHEATPASTE

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

AIR WORKSHOP WITH Nick Azzaro: Making Layered Narratives with WheatpasteNick Azzaro leads a workshop that allows participants to create statements by adding and subtracting layers of paper, to a flat surface.  Participants will be given a flat surface, then browse through out-of-use public school library books to find text and images to respond to. The […]

Crafting a Path to Co-liberation

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Crafting A Path to Co-liberationJoin us for an afternoon of radical imagination, intentional movement, and expressive art as we explore the role embodiment plays in our collective struggle for liberation. "You Are Expansive" is a three-part pilot series (part art installation // part curriculum development) designed by social worker and artist Kayla Skinner-Roy in partnership […]

AiR Workshop with Nick Azzaro: Making Layered Narratives With Wheatpaste

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

AIR WORKSHOP WITH Nick Azzaro: Making Layered Narratives with WheatpasteNick Azzaro leads a workshop that allows participants to create statements by adding and subtracting layers of paper, to a flat surface.  Participants will be given a flat surface, then browse through out-of-use public school library books to find text and images to respond to. The […]

AIR WORKSHOP WITH AVERY WILLIAMSON: IMAGINING YPSILANTI HISTORIES AND FUTURES THROUGH COLLAGE

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

AIR WORKSHOP WITH AVERY WILLIAMSON: IMAGINING YPSILANTI HISTORIES AND FUTURES THROUGH COLLAGEIn this workshop, participants will work with artist Avery Williamson to create collages using historical photos from Ypsilanti, and through this practice will challenge dominant historical narratives. The workshop's goals include teaching primary source research skills, introducing participants to local archives, and offering participants […]

Monotype Printmaking Workshop

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

Monotype PrintmakingIn this three-hour workshop, you will learn Monotype printmaking methods, as well as collage and paper cutting strategies. You will be introduced to unusual ways of building imagery with ink and paper. Perfect for any skill level, this class encourages experimentation and allows for whatever level of guidance is right for you. You will […]

AIR WORKSHOP WITH AVERY WILLIAMSON: ALTERNATIVE PUBLIC COMMENT

Riverside Arts Center : Off Center 76 North Huron, Ypsilanti, MI, United States

AIR WORKSHOP WITH AVERY WILLIAMSON: Alternative Public CommentAlternative Public Comment is a take on one of the city of Ypsilanti’s current avenues of public participation: public comment. Through this process anybody is able to speak for 3 minutes to the mayor and city council on “any topic of concern.” Alternative Public comment is a workshop for […]