Arts and Crafts

Mini Books with Write Roots

Arts and Crafts
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your words and thoughts are the greatest gift someone can receive. Create a minibook made from natural wood, cardstock, and other materials with Write Roots to relive forgotten memories and experience the art of writing and personal touch to gift giving. Perfect for Mother's Day!

CONNECTING VECINOS: Different Angles - A Photography Tour

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CONNECTING VECINOS invites you to join the Byers Branch Library on Saturday, April 18, 2-4 pm, for a walking tour along the Art District on Santa Fe. This guided tour will take you through three art exhibitions that are participating in Denver's Month of Photography, a regional biennial celebration of fine art photography. Throughout the tour, we will explore various ways in which photography is used within contemporary art. Please note that minors under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult in order to join the tour.

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Fused Glass Coasters

Arts and Crafts
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Glass fusing is beautiful & simple. Join Ceramics in the City and create a unique fused glass coaster! Registration is required. Please call or email to register. For grades 4 and up.

Ojo de Dios

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ojo de Dios or God’s Eyes, are an ancient art with religious and contemplative roots. We will pick up this tradition, first began by the ancient Pueblo Peoples, and bring it respectfully into a modern context. This program will be equal parts history lesson, craft project, and meditative contemplation.

No Dropped Stitches!

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bring your project to our drop-in fiber arts studio. Knitting, crocheting, quilting or macrame enthusiasts welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.

Engage Fridays: Washi Garland

Arts and Crafts
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summertime makes for thirsty folks, and we got the cure: refreshing homemade drinks for the whole family! With the cookbook Quench by Ashley English as our guide, we will reveal the secrets of making traditional horchata, world-class iced coffee toddies, yummy ginger shrubs, and exotic water infusions.

DIY Notebook / Cuaderno «Hazlo Tú Mismo»

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking for the perfect notebook? Make your own and decorate it however you want.

¿Buscas el cuaderno perfecto? Haz el tuyo y decóralo como tú quieras.

Button Flowers and Yarn Wrapped Bottles / Jarrón con flores de botones

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Make some lovely Button Flowers and a matching bottle vase. A perfect gift for mom this Mother’s Day!

Haz unas hermosas flores de botones y un jarrón forrado de estambre. ¡Será el regalo perfecto para el Día de las Madres!

Spring Egg Decorating / Decoración huevos de primavera

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Colors and sparkles and eggs! Decorate your own extra fancy egg.

¡Colores, brillos, y huevos! Decora un huevo muy sofisticado.

Upcycle - DIY Necklace

Arts and Crafts
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Using recycled gift cards, we will craft a modern fashionable necklace to impress your friends.

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