We offer a variety of workshops for kids and adults.
Most of our workshops are free or for some we ask for a small (usually $5) donation to cover the cost of materials.

Calendar of Art of Recycle public events


All workshops, unless otherwise noted, are being held at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center, 27 N State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522


~ Friday, October 10, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center

~ Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center


~ Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center

~ First Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center

~ Friday, November 14, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center


~ Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center

~ Wedesday, December 17, 2014, 1pm-3pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center

~ Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11am-1pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center





~ Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015, 6pm-8pm ~ at Art of Recycle's Community Art Center






Kids Workshops

Create a finger puppet

Finger Puppets,

and put on a show at the Copperpotbottom Magic Puppet Theater!




Flower Presses,

Bird Feeders,

and more!

Adult Workshops

Life Drawing,


Pulling out all the staples


Faux Stained Glass,

Faux stained glass in Ephrata


Flower Presses,



and more!

Anything Art Whimsyday 6-8p


This is a free social gathering for artists of all ages.
Bring a piece of art that you are working on, or just bring yourself.
Bring a snack or a beverage (hint,hint) to share.
Bring a piece of music, or bring an instrument to play.
Think of it as a campfire around the craft castle :)
Art, movie, poetry, book reading or storytelling.
Whatever you choose to share or be a part of.
It's "Anything Art Whimsyday!"
and you'll never know what to expect until you get there!

This is a free event, but Art of Recycle always welcomes monetary donations and craft supplies.

Life Drawing Thursday 6-8p

Dancers Pose

Life Drawing workshop is a workshop that we have been offering for four years.
Every other Thursday we host an evening session to help you develop your drawing skills from live models.
You do not need to be a member to attend.
You do not need to RSVP to attend.
Showing up at exactly 6 is also not mandatory.
The model will be modeling between the hours of 6 and 8 (sometimes later), you may enter the studio at anytime between 6 and 8.
We are opening up this workshop for mature teens (14 yrs and older) and adults.
All models are clothed.
You may use any medium you wish to work with.
We provide the chairs, the venue and the model.
It is up to you to bring your art supplies and an easel if you work with one.
A $5 donation is suggested for the model.

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