Americana Academy Workshop: Tin Ornament Making
Saturday, November 5 • 1:00 pm
Start early in the holiday spirit by learning to make your own traditional tin plate ornaments to decorate your home or hang on your tree! Choose from a variety of designs including star, angel, Christmas tree and more! Traditional tools will be used to cut, shape, and stamp the metal. These unique ornaments will shine festively in your own home, or make great gifts!
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Field Blacksmith Shop
Class Fee: Members $75, Non-members $95, Juniors (12-16) $75. All materials included.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
Requires advance registration, please call (607) 547-1461.
About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to hand-sewing and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!