Interactive July Round-Up: Featured Family-Friendly Field Days and Live Stream Events

Virtual Painting Workshop

Friday July 10, 5:30PM | via Zoom | Link to Register ($20)

Virtual Painting Workshop with Indigo & Violet Studio. No experience required – this will be a casual activity and paint your own adventure using what you have – paint, coffee, tea, wine. Instructors will introduce watercolor fundamentals but all paints are welcome. We encourage you to use what you already have in your home. If you have any questions at all about what you have on-hand please feel free to reach out. Zoom link will be sent out prior to class.

Legacy: A Virtual Exhibition from Awakenings

Opens Friday July 10, 2020 | via Zoom | Visit the Online Exhibit (FREE)

Legacy: A Virtual Exhibition from Awakenings. Legacy will take a look at survivor artwork through a historical lens by combining works from our permanent collection with modern interpretations and responses from the Awakenings community. This will go live on our website on July 10th.


Kid-Friendly Cooking Class with Chef Carol Himmel

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | via Zoom | Register Online ($20)

Join Chef Carol of neighborhood favorite Italian/German restaurant Himmel’s for a kid-friendly virtual cooking class hosted by DANK Haus on Tuesday, July 14th at 2pm. Our dish for the afternoon will be kid-friendly shnitzel, aka chicken fingers with homemade honey mustard sauce. Students of all ages are welcome to join. The course will be about one hour long and after the demonstration, students will be able to ask Carol questions. $10 for the class + $10 donation requested. Register online at DankHaus.com.


Tiny Weavings with Indigo & Violet Studio

Saturday, July 18, 2020, 11:00AM | via Zoom | Link to Register ($45)

In this virtual workshop, we’ll create a small piece of fiber artwork and tap into the calming and mindful process of weaving with Margaux Bijoux. You’ll learn how to warp the loom, create a plain weave, and turn your project into a necklace, a brooch or bag pin, or a hanging decoration. You’ll have enough materials to make two weavings, one during the workshop, and one to continue your creative practice in your own time. What’s included in each kit: – Two cardboard looms (2-1/4″ x 3-1/4″) – Tapestry needle – Wooden dowel with leather cord – Large brooch/bag pin – An assortment of cotton and rayon yarns in earth tones – Warp thread – Limited seats available for an intimate virtual setting A donation of $5 from each ticket sold will benefit Breakthrough.

Studio pickup, local delivery (Chicagoland) or shipping nationwide is included in $45 project fee. Ticket sales will end on Saturday, July 11 and all kits mailed and delivery coordinated at that time.


Malt Row Hoppy Hour: Patio Beers

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 6:30PM | via Zoom | Link to Register ($5 Donation)

Thursday, July 23rd

Malt Row Hoppy Hour: Patio Beers with Begyle, Dovetail, Empirical, Spiteful, Cicerone and GRCC. Details and Hoppy Hour descriptions can be found on our latest Hoppy Hour event post here.


Virtual Painting Workshop

Friday, July 24, 2020, 5:30PM | via Zoom | Link to Register ($20)

This ongoing Virtual Painting Workshop with Indigo & Violet Studio is casual and fun – requiring no experience and materials that are readily available in your home. We will introduce watercolor fundamentals but all paints are welcome.

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