Special Events & Activities, Spring 2017


OSU Craft Center Demos & Student Membership Drawing

Wednesday, April 5 from 11am-3pm in the SEC Plaza

Watch a potter work and more! OSU students enter the FREE Spring term membership drawing for a chance to win a student spring term membership.


OSU Craft Center Open House 

Wednesday, April 5 from 4-6pm in the Craft Center

Stop in the Craft Center to meet staff and instructors. Ask questions, see some demos and take a tour of the Craft Center. 


Mandala Mondays

Every Monday from April 10-June 5, 1-3pm in the Craft Center

Lower your stress while you create something beautiful…adult coloring is trending and super relaxing!  Hand-color a Mandala design or create your own with colored pencils & markers. FREE and open to all OSU students, faculty & staff. Sponsored by the OSU Craft Center and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)


Watercolor Wellness Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from April 12-June 7, 1-3pm in the Craft Center

Come explore art as an avenue of stress relief & stress management. Take a creative break! Just drop in! FREE & Open to all OSU Students, Faculty & Staff. Sponsored by the OSU Craft Center, Childcare & Family Resources & Healthy Campus Initiative


OSU Rocks! Thoughtful Thursdays

Every Thursday from April 13-June 8, 1-3pm in the Craft Center

Join our campaign to spread a little art & good cheer around campus. Paint rocks with affirmative words or images. Supplies provided. 


Lonesome Pottery Sale

Friday May 5, 10 am - 3 pm, in the Memorial Union Trysting Tree Lounge

Beautiful Handmade pottery and glass for sale at bargain prices! Find a perfect gift for a special someone...


Spring Family Weekend Special Events For OSU Students & Their Weekend Guests


Drop-In Activities: Saturday May 6 11am-2pm

(First come, First Serve, While Supplies Last)

Screenprint Your Own Commemorative T-shirt or Bag - $10

Ceramic Magnet Glazing - $10

Free Photo Booth & More!


Limited Space Activities: Saturday May 6 11am-2pm(Pre-registration recommended)

FW-1 Flowerpot Painting - $15 (includes plant)

FW-2 Paint Your Own Pre-Made Pottery - $15

FW-3 Decoupage Votive Candle - $15


Workshops: Friday May –Sunday May 7

Students Register Now – Limited Spaces!

(Staff and general public registration begins May 1)


Pottery on Wheel Workshop

Friday May 5

CER-22                     7-9pm

Instructor TBA        Fee: $20


Pottery on Wheel Worksop

Saturday May 6

CER-33                    11-1pm

CER-34                    2-4pm

Instructor TBA        Fee $20


Recycled Stained Glass Sun Catcher

Saturday May 6

GLA-12                               11-1pm

M.Hinds & M. Babel         Fee: $15

OSU students and their weekend guests will make a simply lovely glass sun catcher using copper foiling technique. All supplies are provided and you will leave with a finished sun catcher to hang in your window. This class is an excellent introduction to creating with stained glass and learning how to cut glass.


Bead Workshop

Saturday May 6

GLA-13                    11-2pm

Dennis Moss           Fee: $30 per person/$50 per pair (No Day Pass or Membership required)

OSU Student and their weekend guests will learn some of the basic techniques used in modern soft-glass beadmaking. The focus will be on flame shop safety, bead creation & shaping! Torches, equipment and all supplies are provided and you will leave with several glass items. Wear cotton or natural fiber clothing and closed-toe shoes.


Fused Glass Magnet Workshop

Saturday May 6

GLA-14                    11-12pm

GLA-15                    1:30-2:30pm

Deanna Peters        Fee: $15

OSU Students and their weekend guests will learn some of the basic techniques used in glass fusing as you create a uniquely designed fused glass piece that can be made into a sweet magnet or brooch. All supplies are provided.


Fam-n-me Beaver Believer Grocery Totes

Sunday May 7

FBR-42                    12-3

Carrie Reardon       Fee: $30 per person/$50 per pair

This 3-hour class will allow OSU students & their adult weekend guests to make their own washable reusable canvas grocery bags. All materials provided, all you have to do is come prepared to learn and have fun. This class is for all experience levels. At the end of the class you and your family member will each have reusable grocery tote & good memories of time spent together!


Make A Silver Ring Workshop

Sunday May 7

JWL-3                      12-4

Angela Ajootian     Fee: $35

Come to this 4-hour workshop and learn how to make a handcrafted silver ring. No prior experience needed. We will cut, shape, solder, and polish a simple ring. Students with prior experience can use this class to make something more elaborate. All will come away with a beautiful gift. All supplies provided.In this one day workshop you can finish a set of 6 items perfect do distribute to friends or give to one special person. You can chose to make a series of colorful enameled wine glass tags, small pendants, or enameled neodymium magnets. All materials provided and no experience needed. materials. Students can purchase silver, PMC & other items from the Craft Center supply store or provide their own.



Handmade Coffee Mug Workshop

Sunday May 7

CER-29                    12-4

Rachel Kirby            Fee: $30 per person/$50 per pair

OSU Students & their weekend guests will spend the afternoon creating unique textures for surface decoration by carving their own rubber block to stamp clay with.  Then complete either a mug or a pencil holder using the rubber block design.  Great way to try out hand building if you've never had the chance!" 

Student Group Craft Activity

For a small fee, OSU student groups or clubs can arrange for a fun, creative hand-on community building craft activity! (Average class size 8-10+ participants) 


Find Out What the Craft Center has to offer!
For more information or to arrange a Craft time,
email or Event Coordinator: craftcenter.marketing@oregonstate.edu
or leave a message: 541-737-2937