ADULT & TEEN WORKSHOPS
Our workshops for adults and young adults (16+) are creative ways to explore a new creative path. We push the boundaries of innovation in arts, media, literature and technology. Scholarships are available for all workshops, and teens 16 and up can attend at no cost — just email us!
THU. FEB. 22 // 7 - 9 PM
Combine elements of poetry and collage in this hands-on workshop led by Spokane poet Kat Smith. We’ll cut, paste, combine, and erase to bring together words and images from a variety of sources — “pawing through popular culture like sculptors on trash heaps,” as writer Annie Dillard puts it. You’ll go home with an original piece of visual poetry, along with the skills to create more on your own. Source materials will be provided, but feel free to bring any books, magazines, postcards, etc., to incorporate into your poetic collage. All experience levels welcome.
THU. MAR. 8 // 7 - 9 PM
What's in your character's pocket? What's that one thing about your character that contradicts everything else? Join local author Bruce Holbert to explore what makes a character more interesting — more human. Register online // $10 (no-cost registration available.)
SAT. MAR. 10 // 5 - 8 PM
ADULTS & KIDS AGES 12 + // Join an all-star team of local tinkerers, techies and music-makers to explore the world of electronic music. Learn to make sound using Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Micro:bit and other pint-sized computers — plus, perhaps, a banana, a synthesizer or some play-doh. Once you've created your magnificent musical machine, you're invited to showcase it at our Pi Day Celebration on Mar. 14 @ 6 PM. Register online // $10.
A poetry book project of astronomical proportions led by Mark Anderson, Spokane Poet Laureate, & Laura Read, former Spokane Poet Laureate
THU. MAR. 22 // 7 - 9 PM
Join local comics creators for a collaborative experience writing and illustrating comics. In the process, you'll learn each artist's approach to conceptualizing and creating their work. The collaborative pieces will be illustrated by the instructors. Tiffany Patterson, Derrick Freeland, Chelsea Martin, Simeon Mills and published on limited edition postcards for the Get Lit! Festival. Artwork created at this workshop will be unveiled at a Get Lit! event at the Bartlett on April 25. Register online // $10 (no-cost registration available.)
TUE. APR. 3 // 7 - 9 PM
A workshop in writing and performing powerful poetry led by the poets of Power 2 the Poetry, a local movement promoting freedom of expression, providing a platform to underrepresented demographics in our community and growing awareness of social, cultural, and political issues.