Workshops, presented by CUI, Inc.

Workshops are 60-90 minute in-depth learning experiences. Located inside the museum in Classroom 1, they are free unless otherwise noted. Space is first-come, first-served.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

11:00AM | Step-by-Step Woodworking Projects to do with Kids and Teens at Home, with Hands 4 Building

Everyone can be successful with our unique woodworking system. Join in and experience the Hands 4 Building Table Top Workshop complete with real tools, real blueprints and real basswood materials.  Build scale model projects from scratch!

 

12:30, 12:50, & 1:10 PM | Cupcake Decorating, with The Dessert Tray

The Dessert Tray is known for their unique, creative, and artistic cakes (they’re delicious too!) Learn how to make your own designs with frosting, then try decorating a cupcake that you then get to eat!

 

2:00PM | Construction Cranes, with Elliot Apatov

Using several model cranes, learn about the engineering needed to bring construction cranes to life including center of gravity, mechanical advantage and tip-over. Learn the hand signals and the formula used in real cranes so engineers know how much their cranes can lift and how much counter-weight they need.

 

3:30PM | Adopt-a-Hand, with E-nable

Sit down and build a prosthetic hand using 3D-printed materials for someone in need in this exciting video-enhanced tutorial. E-nable is a community-run organization founded to give underprivileged children an affordable prosthetic. Workshop fee: $15 to cover supplies and shipping.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

11:00AM | Pickling, with Marshall’s Haute Sauce

Pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by fermentation. Learn the science behind this 4,000-year-old process, and pickle your very own jar of cucumbers!

 

12:30PM | Screenprinting Basics, with ADX

Get an introduction to screenprinting and learn about the theory, tools and process that goes into this unique method of printing. See examples of finished prints on paper, fabric, wood, and other materials, and print your very own postcard!

 

2:00PM |Step by Step Woodworking Projects to do with Kids and Teens at Home, with Hands 4 Building

Everyone can be successful with our unique woodworking system. Join in and experience the Hands 4 Building Table Top Workshop complete with real tools, real blueprints and real basswood materials. Build scale model projects from scratch!

 

3:30PM | Adopt-a-Hand, with E-nable

Sit down and build a prosthetic hand using 3D-printed materials for someone in need in this exciting video-enhanced tutorial. E-nable is a community-run organization founded to give underprivileged children an affordable prosthetic. Workshop fee: $15 to cover supplies and shipping.