Philadelphia artist Keunho Peter Park offers an introduction to chip carving, sharing the simple tools and techniques you need to try this intricate pattern-making craft.
The Center's Community Engagement Manager, Katie Sorenson, guides all-ages crafting activities you can do at home. Check back frequently for updates to this section!
Let your crafting take flight! Learn how to make butterflies or dragonflies with Katie in this 3-minute tutorial.
Supplies needed: Clothespins, craft sticks, colored pencils or markers, glue, and magnets (optional).
Repurpose old button down shirts into fun, dimensional wearables! Katie shows you how in this 3-minute tutorial.
Supplies needed: Wooden beads, old shirts or fabric scraps, and toothpicks (optional).
Color, pattern, and design — block printing covers a lot of crafty ground! Katie shows you how to do this great project at home.
Supplies needed: Paper, wood shapes, foam or bristle brushes, paint or ink, and a cup of water.
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Katie brings creativity and a proven track record from her experience as a Center volunteer and staff and from her previous work as Program Director at The Eisner American Museum of Advertising & Design. In her current role as Community Engagement Manager, she is responsible for community outreach, membership and donor relations, public programs, special events, and public relations.
Do you have a question or comment about these crafts, or do you want to share a favorite craft of your own? Send Katie an email!