Metalsmithing

Date: April 26-28, 2019
Ages: 16+
Cost: $275 + $50 materials fee

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Learn the building blocks of metal smithing and create your own metal masterpieces with an expert metal smith. Learn basic surface and texture manipulation, soldering techniques, stone setting and finishing work. Come prepared for a unique unplugged experience in a beautiful rustic studio. In addition to pieces, participants will be able to take home a basic set of tools at the end of the weekend. Home-cooked, New Mexican-inspired meals and lodging in our rustic cabins is included in the price.

Please contact us with any questions!

Beginning Beadwork

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Ages: 16+
Cost: $275 + $50 materials fee

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Beadwork is an art form that is practiced in many Native American tribes, with each tribe often having particular colors, patterns, or techniques. Come and learn the basics of beadwork with a local expert in a beautiful rustic studio. Spend the weekend unplugged and experiencing a beautiful natural setting in the Zuni Mountains.

Please contact us with any questions!

Fiber Arts

Date: May 10-12, 2019
Ages: 16+
Cost: $275 + $50 materials fee

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Treat yourself to an enriching weekend workshop and enter the enchanting world of weaving and fiber arts with local Navajo weavers. We will start the weekend attending the Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction. You will learn basic wool cleaning, carding, thigh spinning, warping, traditional weaving techniques & patterns, taking off, and more. Participants will be able to take home a basic weaving kit with a small loom at the end of the weekend.

Please contact us with any questions!

Handbuilding Basics

Date: May 17-19, 2019
Ages: 16+
Cost: $275 + $50 materials fee

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Get your hands muddy and learn basic handbuilding techniques including pinch, coil, slab, burnishing, use of underglaze and stains, and local pit fire techniques. Limited kick-wheel time is also an option. In addition to pottery pieces, participants will be able to take home a basic set of tools at the end of the weekend. Home-cooked, New Mexican-inspired meals and lodging in our rustic cabins is included in the price

Please contact us with any questions!

Southwest Arts

Metalsmithing

Date: April 26-28, 2019
Group size: 6-15
Ages: 16+

Learn the building blocks of metal smithing and create your own metal masterpieces with an expert metal smith. Learn basic surface and texture manipulation, soldering techniques, stone setting and finishing work. Come prepared for a unique unplugged experience in a beautiful rustic studio. In addition to pieces, participants will be able to take home a basic set of tools at the end of the weekend. Home-cooked, New Mexican-inspired meals and lodging in our rustic cabins is included in the price.

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Included in the price:

  • All meals
  • All transportation
  • Staff, educators, field specialists
  • All gear necessary for group expedition

 

This trek is offered as a collaboration with UNM Continuing Education. When you click “Register for this trek,” you will be directed to their webpage. 

Please contact us with any questions!

Southwest Arts

Beginning Beadwork

Date: May 3-5, 2019
Group size: 6-15
Ages: 16+

Beadwork is an art form that is practiced in many Native American tribes, with each tribe often having particular colors, patterns, or techniques. Come and learn the basics of beadwork with a local expert in a beautiful rustic studio. Spend the weekend unplugged and experiencing a beautiful natural setting in the Zuni Mountains.

More Details

Included in the price:

  • All meals
  • All transportation
  • Staff, educators, field specialists
  • All gear necessary for group expedition

 

This trek is offered as a collaboration with UNM Continuing Education. When you click “Register for this trek,” you will be directed to their webpage. 

Please contact us with any questions!

Southwest Arts

Fiber Arts

Date: May 10-12, 2019
Group size: 6-15
Ages: 16+

Treat yourself to an enriching weekend workshop and enter the enchanting world of weaving and fiber arts with local Navajo weavers. We will start the weekend attending the Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction. You will learn basic wool cleaning, carding, thigh spinning, warping, traditional weaving techniques & patterns, taking off, and more. Participants will be able to take home a basic weaving kit with a small loom at the end of the weekend.

More Details

Included in the price:

  • All meals
  • All transportation
  • Staff, educators, field specialists
  • All gear necessary for group expedition

 

This trek is offered as a collaboration with UNM Continuing Education. When you click “Register for this trek,” you will be directed to their webpage. 

Please contact us with any questions!

Southwest Arts

Handbuilding Basics

Date: May 17-19, 2019
Group size: 6-15
Ages: 16+

Get your hands muddy and learn basic handbuilding techniques including pinch, coil, slab, burnishing, use of underglaze and stains, and local pit fire techniques. Limited kick-wheel time is also an option. In addition to pottery pieces, participants will be able to take home a basic set of tools at the end of the weekend. Home-cooked, New Mexican-inspired meals and lodging in our rustic cabins is included in the price

More Details

Included in the price:

  • All meals
  • All transportation
  • Staff, educators, field specialists
  • All gear necessary for group expedition

 

This trek is offered as a collaboration with UNM Continuing Education. When you click “Register for this trek,” you will be directed to their webpage. 

Please contact us with any questions!

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