Angels Everywhere: Downtown State College Features New Local Art Work

Angels Everywhere Amy Frank is an emerging local Downtown State College artist specializing in mixed media collage. We currently have multiple pieces from her collection displayed in our office. Amy’s portraits and landscapes are often created using materials from the people and places she paints. Her collections are shown in several local and regional galleries […]

The Creative Energy of The Makery

For five years, The Makery has been bringing joy and creativity to Downtown State College. Amy Frank, the owner of The Makery, is thankful to be a part of this “very special community.” Owned and operated by all women, The Makery contributes to the community in many ways, bringing 200 to 300 families downtown every […]

Wire Wrapped Earrings Class

Learn how to create these wire wrapped sterling earrings. In this class we will be lots of forming, twisting and hammering. There will be a selection of freshwater pearls to choose from. Easy enough for a beginner, experienced jewelry makers are welcome too! $40 includes all supplies, tools, instruction and parking validation. e Makery gift […]

Beeswax Cloth Food Wraps

Cloth wax wraps are easy to use; flexible, water resistant, airtight and reusable. A great way to reduce your plastic use. They make a fabulous hostess gift as well. In each class you will make 4 wraps of varying sizes. You may make additional kits for $10 each. Parking Validation included. Note: Cloth wraps take […]

Block Printing Basics: Make Your own!

Block printing for caretakers and kids! Join us during Open studio May 11 and learn the basics of Block Printing In this beginner class you’ll learn about the basic tools, transfer a design to a carving block, carve and then block print a set of 6 cards to take with you (along with your carved […]

Introduction to Encaustic (wax painting)

Encaustic Wax in an ancient form of painting that creates a colorful lasting image. In this class you will learn the basics of materials, fusing, and care of your materials along with creating a piece of art that you can hang on your wall. All materials provided. We will be working with the colors of […]

Indigo-go dyeing and shibori class

Need to add a little more Blue and White in your life? Join us on April 12 for our Indigo Pop-up Party. Indigo is a traditional dark blue dying technique. Learn interesting folding and tie dye techniques to use in the dipping process. A variety of natural fabric items will be available to dye. The […]

August First Friday Highlights

If you attended August’s First Friday, you can agree that Downtown State College was consumed by a variety of activities and entertainment. We would like to give a big Thank You to all of the downtown businesses as well as the performers who participated in the fun-filled evening! We would also like to give our […]