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10-minute puppets

10 Minute Puppets Workshop

Join us this Thursday, July 7, from 3:00-4:00 for quick, exciting puppet-making!  Everyone will get to make 3 or 4 puppets from ideas in the book 10-Minute Puppets, by puppeteer Noel MacNeal. Then, take the fun home with you by performing puppet shows or adding to your cast!  This is perfect for children ages 6-14 [...]

Read More » | July 5, 2011 | Category: Activities, Events, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

australian Rock Art

Australian Rock Art

  AUSTRALIAN ROCK ART THURSDAY AUGUST 4th 3:00 PM Please come and join us at Dragonwings Bookstore for a workshop on Aboriginal Dot Painting. We will paint Australian Aboriginal symbols and tell stories through painting on rocks. Our teacher Willow Macy will show us her Australian didgeridoo decorated with the same type of dot paintings [...]

Read More » | June 24, 2011 | Category: Events | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

Willow and the Snow Day Dance

Willow and the Snow Day Dance by Denise Brennan-Nelson  Illustrated by Cyd Moore When exuberant Willow moves to a new house, she turns her new neighborhood, even crabby old Mr. Larch, into an active community of friends.  Never afraid to ask for help, Willow sends out requests for donations for her garden and art projects, [...]

“Chalking about Art” and “Wau-King Art” Events

Dragonwings will be participating in the “Chalking about Art” event August 13th-20th. Stop by to help us decorate our sidewalk with a fiery dragon design anytime on August 18th. We will also be staying open until 8:00 PM on the 18th for the “Wau-King Art” evening art walk event.

Read More » | August 12, 2010 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Art Class

Take an Art Class with visiting artist Brian Strassburg! On Saturday, November 7 Brian Strassburg will be in town for a gallery show of his unique art boxes at Originals Gallery. He will also bring some of his pieces to an Art Class at Dragonwings, where he will show us how he constructed them and [...]

Art Activities at Dragonwings

Dragonwings Bookstore will be offering free art activities for kids all day Saturday August 16 during the Arts on the Square event. Families are invited to stop in and try some quick projects, which are self-directed and not too messy. Work tables will be set up with supplies and directions for Hand Art, Crayon Rubbings, [...]

May Events

Mother’s Day Gift-Making WorkshopsRegistration: 715-256-9186 or Friday May 2 Rainbow Art 1:00 pm Ages 6-10 Fee $7.50 This Friday is an early dismissal day for Waupaca schools, and a perfect time for an art workshop. We will be creating several projects including a Mother’s Day card, using rainbow art paper, stencils and stickers. Each [...]