**** EVENTS ****


 

Winter Mittens Workshop

February 22, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
Bring your own felted wool or fleece fabric and make a pair of handmade mittens. Pam Metsala is on hand to teach techniques and types of embellishments as well as share patterns. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.

Book Binding Workshop

March 1, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Papermaker Shelley Matthiesen returns to demonstrate the basics of book binding in making notebooks or journals. Bring your handmade paper or specialty paper along with to create a cover then learn to measure, and create a keepsake book, photo album or journal & bind it all using two styles of hand stitching.  Shelley will be on hand to guide the process and demonstrate several embellishments. Some supplies will be provided. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required. 

Faux Stained Glass Workshop

March 15, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Jeanne Leland has something for beginners and more experienced glass designers. Learn basic techniques for treating a small picture frame with stained glass mosaics. Then move onto adapting your own pattern and/or adding interest to flat work by adding/combining other shapely ephemera. Tools and some materials will be supplied. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.  

Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop

April 5, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Create intricate color designs while learning Pysanky, a wax color-resist, Ukrainian art of decorating eggs for Easter with Cathy Mess. Tools and dyes will be provided. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.  

The Art of Sharon Rotz Trunk Show and Tucks, Puffs & Other Stuff Workshop

May 3, 2014
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Trunk Show; 1 – 4 p.m. Tucks, Puffs & Other Stuff Workshop
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Fiber artist, quilter, author of three books and former Phillips native Sharon Rotz will open her trunk of art quilts for a morning presentation showcasing ideas for going beyond traditional quilts by adding a variety of details. During the afternoon "Tucks, Puffs & Other Stuff" workshop, students will make samples of several of the three-dimensional accents seen during the morning presentation.  Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Workshop class size is limited. Registration required. 

Heritage Days – Get Hooked on History

May 17, 2014
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org/index.html
E-mail: fofs@pctcnet.net
A look into the past in Price County and all that makes us who we are. Enjoy interactive history stations for the kids, tools and skills used by early European settlements in the area, an authentic Fur Trade Era re-enactor's camp, ethnic food booths by area churches, stage performances with five (5) hours of continuous traditional music, ethnic dancers & singers, musical instrument makers, storytellers, working blacksmith and demonstrations of many old skills, tools and weapons. And bring our favorite family heritage collection to display and share with others in a special section of the park. Celebrate our northern Wisconsin heritage! Fun for the whole family. FREE admission. No registration necessary.

Garden Trellis Workshop

May 24, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Make your own garden trellis by learning to identify and cut branches of popple, buckthorn or honeysuckle at the park. Sally Punzel will show you how to gather the materials and construct the trellis using the collected items, a hammer and nails. Bring a friend or meet a new one in class as it is best to work in teams. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required. 

Plant Swap & Sale

May 24, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Bring your plants to swap or sell during the Garden Trellis Workshop and be sure to check out the selection of plants available at the Friends of Fred Smith Studio all summer long. 

Summer Art Workshop

June 12, 2014
1-4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio, Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Free one-day workshop presented by a local artist. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.


Summer Art Workshop

July 10, 2014
1-4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio, Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Free one-day workshop presented by a local artist. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.

Summer Art Workshop

August 7, 2014
1 – 4 p.m.
Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, one mile south of Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
Free one-day workshop presented by a local artist. Open to all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Class size is limited. Registration required.

28th Annual Wisconsin Concrete Park Celebration

August 9, 2014
Noon – 4 p.m.
Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net
A celebration of the arts in a park setting with FREE fun for the whole family. Lots of kids’ activities and entertainment for all ages including make & take art creations, quilt display, art exhibit, live music, guided park tours, arts & crafts, silent auction, beverages and great food.

Plein Air Painting Workshop and Competition

August 9 & 10, 2014
Workshop - Sat. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Competition - 8 a.m. Sat. – 4 p.m. Sun.
Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net

The Wisconsin Art Environment Consortium will again sponsor a Plein Air Workshop and Competition at several of its art environments throughout Wisconsin.  The workshop instructor at Wisconsin Concrete Park, Bob Tarrell, is a long-time art professor at Edgewood College & Plein Air painter, and will introduce this style of painting “in open air” for all ages. The Saturday workshop starts with a morning demonstration, followed by hours of painting & ends with critiques. Easels & some materials are provided. Rain or shine. Bring lunch. Registration is required & space is limited. All plein air paintings done at the park are eligible to enter into the competition for cash prizes.  Judging starts at 4 p.m. on Sunday and awards are given thereafter during an artist’s reception in the Friends of Fred Smith Studio.  The public is welcome to join in the refreshments and entertainment during the reception.  All ages are welcome to join in the fun of painting in plein air. Winning paintings from the competition at Wisconsin Concrete Park will also be eligible to compete statewide with paintings from other sites in an online judging on the Kohler Foundation website (http://www.kohlerfoundation.org/grants/plein-air-painting-competition-wandering-wisconsin/) and a second round of cash prizes. Call for more information 715-339-7282.

Holiday Evergreen Decorating

November 8, 2014
1-4pm
Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy 13, Phillips
715-339-7282
Website: www.friendsoffredsmith.org
E-mail:  fofs@pctcnet.net

Learn how to make & decorate a fresh holiday evergreen wreath as well as trying your hand at an evergreen swag. Wreath or swag packages with all necessary greenery & supplies available at nominal cost. Make some great gifts this holiday season. Class size is limited. Registration required. 

 

 
 

 

Horse and rider from Henry Mocavts
and John Putro tableau
Farming with Oxen tableau

Farming with Horses tableau
     
#6 Chiann the Beer Drinker and Photographer.
Photo: Robert Amft,
circa 1950-64.
Farming With Oxen. Photo: Fred Scruton ©
Mr. Knox and Oxen. Photo: Fred Scruton ©

     
     

 


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