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Free Kids Art Workshops at Lillstreet, Chicago 6/5/10

On Saturday June 5, Lillstreet Art Center invites adults and kids to participate in a free Open House featuring a variety of complimentary workshops, ranging from wheelthrowing to digital photography. Guests are invited to tour the facility and the work of student and faculty that will be displayed throughout the building. First Slice Pie Cafe will offer free snacks, and there will be live music in the gallery.

Free workshops to include:

  • Kids workshops 12-5 p.m.
    • Anyone Can Learn To Draw 12-1 p.m.
    • Stamped Metal Pendants 1-2 p.m.
    • Glass Bead Workshop 1-3 p.m.
    • How to Use Your Digital Camera 1-2 p.m.
    • Wheelthrowing Workshop 2-4 p.m.
    • Wheelthrowing Demonstration: “Throwing Big” 2-4 p.m.
    • Wire Bracelets 3-4 p.m.
    • Knitting 4-5 p.m.

For more information, visit or call 773-769-4226.

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