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Creative Workshops at Musikfest

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By Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager / Photo: Craig Roberts

Musikfest is known nationwide as the largest free music festival in the country, with more than 500 performances spread out across Bethlehem, PA. In the midst of all the amazing music at the festival, held August 4-13, you can take a moment to make some beautiful art for your home! Join The Banana Factory Arts Center at the newly-located Spark Orthodontics Familienplatz for these unique creative opportunities!

Hot Glass Experience: Wave & Air Trap Paperweight

Aug. 4-13 – Register Here

With the guidance of one of our artists, you’ll work one-on-one to create your own glass artwork. You can choose to make either a “Wave” or an “Air Trap Paperweight”! Each session takes 20 minutes; ages 6 and up are welcome. No experience necessary.

Hot Glass Experience: Flame-worked Pendant

Aug. 4-13 – Register Here

Musikfest 2017 will feature the new “Flame-worked Pendant”. Under the guidance of one of our artists, you’ll work one-on-one to create your own Borosilicate glass pendant. Each session takes 30 minutes; ages 10 and up are welcome. No experience necessary.

PHOTOPASS: Sands Steel Stage Headliners

Aug. 4-13 – Register Here

A unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at Musikfest’s Sands Steel Stage with Brian Hineline, who’s photographed hundreds of concerts over the past 18 years for Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other publications. Available for Chicago, +LIVE+, The Band Perry, Godsmack (Coming soon!), Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson or Santana (SOLD OUT)!

Pre-Teen PhotoPass: Musikfest Camp Photography (Grades 6-8)

Starts Aug. 7 – Register Here

Students enjoy exclusive access to the Musikfest stages as they learn the ins and outs of concert photography. Guided by a professional, young photographers shoot from several locations including the stages, food vendors and more. All students receive their very own credentials and PHOTOPASS, just like the media. No experience necessary.

Capturing Musikfest: Video & Marketing Camp for Teens (Ages 14-18)

Starts Aug. 7 – Register Here

This exciting camp provides an all-access pass to Musikfest, as well as hands-on training in Penn State Lehigh Valley’s state-of-the-art television studios. Students will also learn from ArtsQuest Staff what it takes to market one of the largest music festivals in the nation.

Moroccan Mason Jar Lanterns – Aug. 4 – Register Here

Spice up a plain mason jar using simple puff paint and geometric designs to create a boho inspired lantern. These jars are fun and easy to make for yourself or as a special gift! These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Geometric String Art – Aug. 5 – Register Here

Create a one of a kind pieces using only string and some nails! This project is perfect or adults and teens looking to make a special piece of wall art. These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Mosaic Tiles – Aug. 6 – Register Here

Learn how to make your own mosaic masterpiece with artist Kim Hogan, one of the Banana Factory Art Center’s Resident Artists. You’ll make your own square panel using colorful pieces of glass. These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Macrame Plant Hanger – Aug. 10 – Register Here

Learn how to make your own plant hangers out of yarn using the macramé style of tying knots. This is a fun and creative way to display plants at the home or office! These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Creative Doodling – Wine Cup – Aug. 11 – Register Here

Join us in this fun and relaxing experience of creative doodling, and take home a one-of-a-kind travel wine cup! These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Wire Wrapped Pendants – Aug. 12 – Register Here

Learn the art of wire wrapping, especially the techniques used in jewelry making. Participants are encouraged to bring in a pendant from our ArtsQuest Glass Studio’s flame working workshop! These workshops are geared towards people 18+.

Musikfest
AUGUST 4-13
Bethlehem, PA

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