New Children’s Marbling Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery Children’s Marbling Workshop

May 15, 2018 2:07 pm Published by Comments Off on New Children’s Marbling Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery Children’s Marbling Workshop

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         May 1, 2018

For immediate release.

 

Contact: Faith McCarrick, Director of Programs & Outreach

610.640.2667 | famccarrick@historicsugartown.org

New Children’s Marbling Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery Children’s Marbling Workshop

Friday, June 15th

10AM – 12PM

(Malvern, PA) Looking for fun things to do with your children after school’s out for the summer? Historic Sugartown is excited to introduce new Children’s Marbling Workshop into our series of Book Bindery workshops. This 2-hour marbling class will take place on Friday, June 15th. Colonial Williamsburg-trained instructor, Ramon Townsend of ColonialBindery.com, has developed a shortened version of our regular paper marbling workshop that will be fun for parents and children. You and your child will learn the art of floating and designing watercolors on a base fluid then permanently transferring the design to paper. The class is lead through the marbling process and taught design techniques. Participants take home their finished papers along with step-by-step instructions. Marbling is one of the easiest crafts any child can master- literally in just a few minutes your child will become an accomplished marbler. It’s a mistake free art, and one of the most creative and beautiful. Participants will make 10-20 sheets of marbled paper. As we say with marbling “Your imagination is your limitation.”

Workshop Admission: $35/Child & Adult. Recommended for ages 5 – 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult must be present for the entire workshop. 1 Additional child may be added for an additional $10. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 6 Child/Adult pairs.

Visit HistoricSugartown.org or call 610-640-2667 to register!

Historic Sugartown, Inc., is a private, nonprofit organization committed to protecting the 19th-century village of Sugartown. Located at the corner of Sugartown, Boot and Spring Roads in Malvern, Historic Sugartown protects nine historic structures and 9.2 acres that once made up the 19th-century village. Highlights include the c. 1880 General Store, the Carriage Museum, c. 1805 William Garrett House, and Book Bindery. The organization offers annual programs for the community’s enjoyment including Cabin Fever Saturday, Shugart’s Sunday – BBQ & Blues, Sugartown at Sundown Lantern Tours and A Sugartown Christmas.  Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery, which showcases one of the nation’s richest collections of bookbinding tools and equipment, offers bookbinding and paper marbling workshops throughout the year. Guided tours of the village are available on weekends from May through November, as well as by appointment. School and group tours are available year-round.  For more information, visit HistoricSugartown.org, or like us on FaceBook.

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