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CREATIVE PROGRAM

Upcoming Workshops

  • Color and Confidence: Drawing with Markers
    Color and Confidence: Drawing with Markers
    Fri, Feb 23
    ArtWRKD
    Feb 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA Flr. 2
    In this two-hour workshop, teens will learn to create drawings from start to finish with markers, fostering a better understanding of color and a greater confidence in mark-making.
  • Meditative Heart Workshop with Rebecca Kelly
    Meditative Heart Workshop with Rebecca Kelly
    Sat, Feb 24
    ArtWRKD Workshop Space
    Feb 24, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    ArtWRKD Workshop Space, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Using a choice of fabulous vintage and contemporary cloth and threads, notions and needle and thread learn to create a unique fabric heart. Can be keepable, givable, wearable but always celebrated.
  • Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks
    Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks
    Tue, Mar 05
    Newtown
    Mar 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Floor Two Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Explore the rich world of soft pastels in this 6-class workshop. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, join us for a creative journey where you'll learn the intricacies of underpainting, scumbling, layering, blending, perspective, and color theory.
  • Watercolor Workshop: A Comprehensive Exploration, Session 1 - Series of 6
    Watercolor Workshop: A Comprehensive Exploration, Session 1 - Series of 6
    Wed, Mar 06
    ArtWRKD
    Mar 06, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St Flr. 2, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Unlock the secrets of watercolor painting in our immersive 6 session workshop designed for both budding and seasoned artists. Delve deep into the intricacies of this captivating medium, refining your skills and broadening your understanding of watercolor artistry. Instructor- Artist Carol Corbett
  • Spirit Animal Masks- Clay Mask Making with Mesa
    Spirit Animal Masks- Clay Mask Making with Mesa
    Thu, Mar 14
    ArtWRKD
    Mar 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA Flr. 2
    In this 4-week workshop we will be calling upon an animal that we would like to reunite with, or perhaps they are calling upon us! We will discover and connect with them through guided imagery meditation, photographic study, poetry writing and most deeply through clay mask making.
  • FRUITLANDS 1843- POETRY+FILM in celebration of Poetry Month with ArtWRKD at The Historic Newtown Theatre
    FRUITLANDS 1843- POETRY+FILM in celebration of Poetry Month with ArtWRKD at The Historic Newtown Theatre
    Thu, Apr 25
    The Newtown Theatre
    Apr 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Newtown Theatre, 120 N State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Celebrating Poetry Month at ArtWRKD Join poet filmmaker Vasiliki Katsarou for this one-time only screening on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 7:30pm at the historic Newtown Theater, in downtown Newtown PA. Introduction by local film professor emeritus Mark Bezanson, and followed by a Q & A.
  • Poetry of Place Workshop with Vasiliki Katsarou
    Poetry of Place Workshop with Vasiliki Katsarou
    Sat, Apr 27
    ArtWRKD
    Apr 27, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St #300, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Poetry of Place Workshop from 1pm-5pm. Poetry responses to Fruitlands 1843, and to personal utopias of the imagination will be elicited, in the spirit of "first thought, best thought." No writing experience necessary.
  • Watercolor Workshop: Embracing Innovation & Artistic Exploration Session 2 - Series of 6
    Watercolor Workshop: Embracing Innovation & Artistic Exploration Session 2 - Series of 6
    Wed, May 01
    ArtWRKD
    May 01, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St Flr. 2, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Step into the future of watercolor artistry with our exclusive 6 session workshop, meticulously designed to introduce you to cutting-edge techniques and unconventional mediums. Perfect, whether you're an experienced watercolorist looking to expand your repertoire or a budding artist eager to explore
  • Drop In Recess - Multi-media exploration with Mesa
    Drop In Recess - Multi-media exploration with Mesa
    Wed, Jan 24
    ArtWRKD
    Jan 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jan 25, 2024, 6:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA Flr. 2
    Giving ourselves permission to simply play with the creative energy that flows through us, without restriction or expectation, is a profound experience in freedom and self-exploration. I believe we are all creative beings with a unique expression just waiting to be discovered & unleashed.
  • Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin - Series of 6 classes Wednesday Evenings
    Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin - Series of 6 classes Wednesday Evenings
    Wed, Jan 17
    ArtWRKD Exhibition Space
    Jan 17, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    ArtWRKD Exhibition Space, 128 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    During this 6 class session, you will be invited to share your creative writing--poems, stories, creative nonfiction--in a supportive, constructive environment.
  • Recess - Multi-media exploration with Mesa
    Recess - Multi-media exploration with Mesa
    Wed, Jan 17
    ArtWRKD
    Jan 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA Flr. 2
    Giving ourselves permission to simply play with the creative energy that flows through us, without restriction or expectation, is a profound experience in freedom and self-exploration. I believe we are all creative beings with a unique expression just waiting to be discovered & unleashed. 3 weeks
  • Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin - Series of 6 classes
    Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin - Series of 6 classes
    Wed, Nov 08
    Newtown
    Nov 08, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    During this 6 class session, you will be invited to share your creative writing--poems, stories, creative nonfiction--in a supportive, constructive environment.
  • Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin
    Creative Writing Workshop with Ethel Rackin
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Nov 02
    Newtown
    Nov 02, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    During this 6 class session, you will be invited to share your creative writing--poems, stories, creative nonfiction--in a supportive, constructive environment.
  • Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks
    Pastels as a Medium Workshop Series with Elissa Goldberg- 6 Weeks
    Thu, Oct 19
    Newtown
    Oct 19, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Floor Two Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    During this 6 class session, you will be guided through the process of creating landscapes in different seasons using soft pastels and an alcohol wash. You will be taught the underpaintings process, scumbling, different layering techniques, and blending.
  • Oil Painting Fundamentals a series of six workshops with Artist Michael Leaver
    Oil Painting Fundamentals a series of six workshops with Artist Michael Leaver
    Wed, Oct 18
    Newtown
    Oct 18, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Learn the fundamentals of the Alla Prima oil painting method with Michael Leaver, specializing in impressionistic realism and known for their narrative portraits.
  • Upcycling and Garment Creation with Gail Sorkow
    Upcycling and Garment Creation with Gail Sorkow
    Sat, Oct 14
    ArtWRKD
    Oct 14, 2023, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    ArtWRKD, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Reuse - Recycle - Refine This 3 Saturday session workshop is about discussing fast fashion, upcycling garments and will culminates with the creation of your own unique garment -which will save 1.5 lbs. of fabric from the landfill. It will be a series focusing on design elements and creation.
  • Altered Book Workshop Series with Artist Rebecca Kelly
    Altered Book Workshop Series with Artist Rebecca Kelly
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Aug 27
    Newtown
    Aug 27, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Transform a pre-existing printed book into an art object using, image transfer, collage, paper weaving and other techniques. Explore methods of developing stories, integrating text and imagery and incorporating found objects to make a unique book of one’s own!
  • ArtWRKD Mixed Media Sculpture with artist Katie Truk
    ArtWRKD Mixed Media Sculpture with artist Katie Truk
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 23
    Newtown
    Aug 23, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Newtown, 126 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940, USA
    Paper mache based sculptures will be created during this two week, high energy sculpture class.
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