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Local Project provides affordable nuts-and-bolts workshops. Translation, you will learn something. During 2019 and upcoming 2020 you will experience skills to use in the future. We currently use Adobe computer programs to practice and use at the LP. You will also take LP led tours at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art). WordPress is easy to manage and we will give you the skills to finally launch your bright shiny website. Yes, social media is another skill we offer to teach at the LP. And check out all this other great stuff you can pick up in the coming months.

2019 Workshops

STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 2019/2020.

Past workshops handled at the Local Project Art Space.

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June 22nd, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Painting with Gouche & Watercolor: Beginner Workshop by Janice Quiles-Reyes

Artist, Janice Quiles-Reyes will be teaching a beginner gouche/watercolor workshop. She will provide basic introduction to the materials, teach approaches to optical mixing and transparent versus opaque properties of gouache — a compact, water-based medium and watercolor. Materials will be provided.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free
Space is limited.
RSVP Required

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June 8th, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

RE(F)USE ME!

Join Annalisa Iadicicco, artist & founder of The Blue Bus Project in Re(f)use Me! From reclaimed objects to artistic treasures. In this workshop, you will learn what you can do with a broken microwave, blender, video recorder before hauling it to the Trash! Use pliers, screwdrivers, wrench and take everything apart, try all possibilities to recreate something out of all the disassembled pieces. Make necklaces, robot faces, lamps, coat hanger with metal, plastic, wires, nuts and bolts. Unleash your creative powers!

Ages: 18+
Price: Free
Space is limited.
RSVP Required 

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June 1st, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Piñata Making

Come join artist, Daniel Valle in a piñata making workshop. Adults and children are welcomed. You will learn how to create a pinata using basic and traditional techniques with a variety of materials. Materials will be provided.

Ages: All children attending must be accompanied with an adult.
Price: $25
Space is limited.
RSVP Required

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May 11th, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Paper Flower Making Family Workshop

Come join artist, Maria Liebana for a flower making workshop for you and your child. You and your child will learn how to craft basic tissue paper flowers and paper petal cutouts to create one big flower. Bring home a jar of paper flowers, a wreath, a bouquet, a garland to brighten up your home this spring or give them to a special person in your life in honor of Mother’s day. Materials will be provided in class.

Ages: All children attending must be accompanied with an adult.
Price: $25
Space is limited.
RSVP Required

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May 4th, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Pattern Cutting: Beginners Workshop with Susan Peters

Learn the basics of pattern making and how to make any adjustments you want to your garments. Bring in your favorite top or dress (basic style) and copy the technique in class.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free
Space is limited.
RSVP Required

Collage Workshop

April 27th, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

John Baber: Collage Workshop

In this workshop, John Baber will introduce the various paper collage techniques used within his studio practice. A brief overview of his work will be shared among other collage artists including Ray Johnson, Hannah Hoch, and the Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers. Participants will gauge their approach to content and also experiment with various materials and surfaces. Individual and collaborative collages will be achieved by relying on imagination, spontaneity, and chance. Participants are asked to bring 2 magazines or newspapers – one they will keep, and one they will exchange in the workshop.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free
Space is limited.
RSVP Required 

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Location

Local Project Art Space is located near the East River in Long Island City, Queens.

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Local Project Art Space
11-27 44th Rd,
Long Island City, New York 11101

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Local Project Art Space is widely accessible by public bus routes, subway stations, and by foot or bicycle.

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Local Project Art Space

Est.2003

Get in Touch:
info@localproject.org

Location:
11-27 44th Rd, Long Island City, New York 11101

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sundays - Tuesdays the art gallery is usually closed including holidays.

* Note: Please check each exhibition(s) for posted gallery hours.