Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion launched its workshop series in 2008. Each workshop focuses on one craft or pastime popular in the 19th century. Crafts or topics of past workshops include crazy quilting, hexagon quits, yo yo quilts, botanical watercolors, Victorian Valentines, applique techniques, writing inspirations, and faux finishes. Instructors are experts in their field with the ability to give clear instruction. All skill levels are welcome. Enrollment in workshops is limited to 12. Each person receives individual instruction.

Fairy Watercolor Workshop

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“Victorians embraced belief in fairies as a reaction to the disenchantment of the world.” (Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 1998) Join Jency Latta to create your own fanciful fairy watercolor painting. Supplies included.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Cost: $30
Member cost: $25
Click here for reservations or call (215)438-1861. Visa and MasterCard accepted. Reservations required.

Finding Your Gold

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 a writing workshop with Janet Benton

Find stories that only you can tell by exploring your family history. Author, Janet Benton, will guide you. No prior writing experience required. Cookies and tea will be served.

 

Sunday, September 24, 2017 – 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Cost: $30
Member cost: $25
Click here for reservations or call (215)438-1861. Visa and MasterCard accepted. Reservations required.