Arts, DIY and Hobbies

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Want to sample Charleston’s arts and cultural scene? Eager to learn about the Lowcountry’s rich and diverse history?

Take classes in hands-on crafts, learn about special topics in our state's history, sample Charleston's cultural scene, explore the Lowcountry and visit area attractions.

 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

3-D Printing Introduction NEW!

Learn to make a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model. Discuss selecting the ideal printer for your home, processes, materials, and the many consumer and commercial applications for this popular technology.

XART-535 12031 3-D Printing Introduction Nov. 9 Sa 9 a.m.-noon. $79 TC 

 

 

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Camping and Hiking 101

Prepare for outdoor excursions. Learn how to find water and food in the wild, understand bushcraft and firecraft, and explore basic rules of survival and survival gear. Then gain an understanding of outdoor cookery, how to find direction and how to use wilderness first aid.

XFOR-501 11026 Camping and Hiking 101 Oct. 12 Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $55 TC 


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Craft Beer Brewing

Learn how to make your own craft beer. You receive your own starter equipment kit and observe the brewing process. Basics of technique, sanitation, bottling, judging and the history of craft beers are discussed. This course is also informative for wine, mead or kombucha producers.

XCUL-566 11024 Craft Beer Brewing Oct. 5 Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $129 PC 

 

 

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Glass Fusion Art for Beginners

Explore the artistic technique of using high heat to fuse together layers of beautiful colored glass as you create two different pieces.

XART-523 11013 Glass Fusion Art for Beginners Sept. 21-28 Sa 9-11:30 a.m. $139 TC

 

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Homebrewing 101

Love craft beer and want to try brewing your own? Find out how to get started with this relatively easy, inexpensive hobby. Learn about the different styles of craft beer you can make at home and what influences flavor. Tastings are available.

XCUL-565 11014 Homebrewing 101 Sept. 21 Sa 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $59 PC

 

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Natural Soap Making

Learn the art and craft of making all-natural artisan soaps which can be personalized with custom scents.

XART-513 11066 Natural Soap Making Oct. 23 W 6-9 p.m. $69 TC

 

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Pressed Flower Workshop NEW!

Make your own elegant, framed artwork using pressed flowers. Learn flower pressing techniques then create your own 8” x 8” framed piece.

XART-550 11099 Pressed Flower Workshop Oct. 5 Sa 10 a.m.-noon $79 TC
XART-550 11100 Pressed Flower Workshop Nov. 2 Sa 10 a.m.-noon $79 BC

 

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Sewing Fundamentals

Brand new to sewing? Need a refresher? Want to do simple repairs or alterations yourself? Learn the basics, including supplies, tools, notions and hand stitching.

XART-531 11015 Sewing Fundamentals Sept. 23 M 6-9 p.m. $75 PC
XART-531 11028 Sewing Fundamentals Oct. 12 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $75 TC 

 

 

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Soothing Spa Kit

Create your own custom spa products including cold-press soap, body butter, scented bath salts and body scrub.

XART-601 11070 Soothing Spa Kit Nov. 6 W 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $129 TC

 

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Sweetgrass Creations

Local artisan Vera Manigault shows you how to weave a sweetgrass creation and also explains the history behind this special Lowcountry art form.

XART-508 10973 Sweetgrass Creations Aug. 13 Tu 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $79 PC
XART-508 11029 Sweetgrass Creations Oct. 16 W 6-9 p.m. $79 MP
XART-508 11071 Sweetgrass Creations Nov. 2 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $79 BC 

 

 

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