Past Workshops

March Workshop: The Wonderful World of Welding with John Barber

March Workshop: The Wonderful World of Welding with John Barber

Have you ever thought about welding? This is the time to do it! Welding equipment has become safer, cheaper and more user friendly than ever before. This hands-on class will introduce you to the types of welding available to anyone with household electricity. Click Here to Register Today for John Barber’s Welding Workshop Session II […]

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Workshop Pics: Forming Session II No Rules, Just Right

Workshop Pics: Forming Session II No Rules, Just Right

Forming Workshop Session II was AS AWESOME as the first! Great job, Jeff! We formed, raised, spiculum’d, English Wheel’d, and much much more. Thanks Jeff, and thanks all you hammerers!

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Workshop Pics: Get Connect(ed)!

Workshop Pics: Get Connect(ed)!

What a great workshop. Seriously. So great. Demi, beautiful and talented instructor that she is, lead a fascinating in-depth workshop on connections, mechanics, and even more metal fun. Thanks Demi, and all that came out!

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Workshop Pics: Forming Session I Loud and Proud

Workshop Pics: Forming Session I Loud and Proud

Here are some great photos of our first forming workshop session! Get pumped for the next one!

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Fun Times at Build-A-Bench

Fun Times at Build-A-Bench

We had a smashing good time at the Build-A-Bench workshop! After the dust settled, everyone went home with their own personal, transportable,  lovingly made bench. Congrats everyone, and thanks to Jo for leading the workshop. Look forward to the next one!

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Sculptural Forms in Sheet Metal Workshop

Sculptural Forms in Sheet Metal Workshop

We’re full! Didn’t get to hear Jeff wax poetic about forming? Don’t miss his upcoming artist lecture, details will be announced soon! Jeff will instruct workshop attendees in the plasticity and malleability of sheet metal.  Attendees will learn large and small scale hammering techniques including synclastic and anticlastic raising, creasing, fold-forming, the English Wheel, and […]

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Thanks for a Great Workshop, Sue!

Thanks for a Great Workshop, Sue!

What a fantastic weekend! Sue Amendolara’s excellent Artist Lecture  detailed her artistic inspirations and discoveries as well as her mastery of technique. Travel, motherhood, and the natural world influence and drive her work and themes of protection and growth are often present. Her workshop brought some of her oft-used techniques, hydraulic press die-forming and keum-boo, […]

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February Workshop: Die Forming and Keum-Boo with Sue Amendolara

February Workshop: Die Forming and Keum-Boo with Sue Amendolara

We are open for registration – one spot left! Metalsmith extraordinaire Sue Amendolara is coming to HMAG all the way from Edinboro, Pennsylvania just to hang out with us and teach us some totally cool techniques! Don’t miss this chance to learn from one of the best in the business. Sue Amendolara will be teaching the Kuem-Boo and […]

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LAST CHANCE Y’ALL, LET’S THUMP THIS MELON

LAST CHANCE Y’ALL, LET’S THUMP THIS MELON

Registration for the October Pewter Workshop ends October 18th! Come join us and take advantage of the experience and ingenuity of your fellow HMAGers on a fun-filled weekend of camaraderie and creativity! Chuck Schwarz, Pewter Magician, will transform the substance from a strange alien plasmid-ectoplasm to a highly enjoyable and accessible medium perfect for your jeweler’s […]

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Time to Register for the October Pewter Workshop with Chuck Schwarz

Time to Register for the October Pewter Workshop with Chuck Schwarz

Have you ever wanted to work with a metal that softens instead of work hardens? How about one that does not require annealing and pickling? If you’re interested in getting your hands on a metal that is easy to cut, file, and form, then we have the workshop for you! Come learn Pewter Basics with […]

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