Makers & Shakers Art Party: Shawl Pins

Smejas' Studio 30 Doty St., Mineral Point, WI

Join Cheryl Smeja and learn to make three styles of shawl pins using heavy gauge copper or bronze wire: a stick pin, where the pin stem is separate from a closed circle design; a penannular,  where the pin stem is connected to an open circle; and a fibula, which is made like a safety pin. All tools and wire…

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Antiracism Book Club (Virtual)

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism — and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Join the free monthly conversation centered around a new book selection every two months Jan-Feb: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed March-April: The…

Alley Stage Reading Series: Marnie Bullock Dresser’s “Western Swing”

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon at Shake Rag Alley for our second staged-reading series on our intimate outdoor theater, Alley Stage. Besides being fun to watch, a staged reading of a play-in-progress is an important way a playwright can get important feedback from an audience (you!) and determine what their next steps are with the script.…

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Monthly Prose Writing Workshop at Shake Rag Alley

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Writers need readers: ideally from tentative first draft to hopeful last. Looking for a second pair of eyes? Why not six or 10? If you are interested in deepening your writing craft in prose—fiction and nonfiction, short story, novel, narrative journalism, memoir, essay, and more—this is the place to meet monthly for feedback and support.…

Art Adventure Vendor Night

Shake Rag Alley Lind Pavilion 411 Commerce St., Mineral Point, WI

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts invites the public to Art Adventure Vendor Night in the Lind Pavilion.  The four-day Art Adventure mixed media retreat brings scores of accomplished students and novices alike to learn from and create with artists from across the country and across the street in workshops in collage, assemblage, jewelry,…

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Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…

Recurring

Antiracism Book Club (Virtual)

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism — and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Join the free monthly conversation centered around a new book selection every two months Jan-Feb: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed March-April: The…

Recurring

Monthly Prose Writing Workshop at Shake Rag Alley

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Writers need readers: ideally from tentative first draft to hopeful last. Looking for a second pair of eyes? Why not six or 10? If you are interested in deepening your writing craft in prose—fiction and nonfiction, short story, novel, narrative journalism, memoir, essay, and more—this is the place to meet monthly for feedback and support.…

Recurring

Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…

Recurring

Antiracism Book Club (Virtual)

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism — and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Join the free monthly conversation centered around a new book selection every two months Jan-Feb: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed March-April: The…