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Madjax

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Sep 12, 2023

Tuesday

  • PAPER MACHE MASKS Paper Mache Masks 6:00pm to 7:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Classroom 109-1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 16+; 8+ with registered adult
    PAPER MACHE MASKS PAPER MACHE MASKS

    Create your own paper mache masquerade masks. Masks may be customized for cosplay, Halloween, mardi gras, or a costume ball theme. Using new and upcycled materials participants will learn skills in the crate of sculpture and paper mache. After the two-session workshop participants will take home their self-made creations.

     

    Event Details:

    ***THIS IS A TWO PART WORKSHOP AND YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS***

    WORKSHOP DATES: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 AND Tuesday, September 19, 2023

    WORKSHOP TIMES: 6:00-7:00pm both days

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

     

    This workshop is recommended for adults or families. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 16 may register if accompanied by a registered adult. This workshop is led by Maker in Residence Aimee Maychack, also known as the Ethical Taxidermist.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info

Sep 13, 2023

Wednesday

  • INTRO TO VINYL Intro To Vinyl 6:00pm to 8:00pm @ Madjax Muncie DESIGN LAB-1ST FLOOR 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $20 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 16+
    INTRO TO VINYL INTRO TO VINYL

    Intro to Vinyl is a hands-on class series designed to introduce students to the fascinating art of designing, creating, and applying vinyl decals. Whether you're a crafting enthusiast or a complete beginner, this class is perfect for unleashing your creativity and producing eye-catching projects.


    Throughout the course, our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamental techniques of working with vinyl. You'll learn how to use design software to create unique and personalized decals, explore different vinyl types, and gain insights into proper application methods.

    The class curriculum is designed to ensure that every student gets to explore their skills through three exciting projects. First, you'll create an adhesive decal, allowing you to practice the art of precision cutting and application on various surfaces. Next, you'll dive into creating a customized tumbler, learning the art of layering vinyl to produce stunning and intricate designs on a 3D surface. Finally, you'll craft a stylish canvas zipper pouch, combining both aesthetic appeal and practical functionality.

    Students will also have the option to create their own custom project using the skills they’ve gained during the class.

    Event Details:

    ***THIS IS A 3-PART CLASS SERIES AND YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ALL 3 SESSIONS***

    3- PART CLASS DATES: Wednesdays, September 9, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023

    TIMES: 6:00–8:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $20 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. This workshop is led by Educator in Residence Brittany Ciempola, a PLTW teacher at Daleville Elementary.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.


    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Sep 23, 2023

Saturday

  • INTRO TO DESIGN Intro To The Design Process 11:00am to 1:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Classroom 109-1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $10 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 9th-12th GRADE STUDENTS
    INTRO TO DESIGN INTRO TO DESIGN

    You may not have noticed it before, but the spaces that we live, work, learn, and play in have all be designed by someone. Sure, some have been more intentional and certain details are often afforded more attention, money, and effort, but, nevertheless, decisions have been made. Sometimes the decisions were even made with you in mind!


    Join faculty and students from the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning to explore the processes designers use to shape the world around us. This is part one of a two-part workshop series. This introduction will provide you with foundational skills that you will practice and exercise before our second workshop’s showcase event.

    Event Details:

    ***THIS IS A 2-PART WORKSHOP AND YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS***

    2-PART WORKSHOP DATES: Saturday September 23 & Saturday, October 28

    TIMES: 11:00am-1:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force- 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $10 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    (Lunch and materials will be provided.)


    This workshop is recommended for 9th-12th grade students with an interest in design, engineering, and/or the built environment.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Sep 30, 2023

Saturday

  • FLIGHT & DESIGN Flight And The Design Process 1:00pm to 3:00pm @ Madjax Muncie 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 PER FAMILY DUE AT REGISTRATIOIN
    Ages: 13+; 6+ with registered adult
    FLIGHT & DESIGN FLIGHT & DESIGN

    Come explore the design process through paper airplanes and gliders. This hands-on and interactive workshop is specially curated for aspiring aviation enthusiasts, creative minds, and budding engineers who want to explore the fascinating world of flight and the art of design.

    Participants will learn about the physics of flight and practice engineering design skills by testing a variety of materials and prototypes to create your perfect flyer for our friendly competition.


    This workshop is led by Educator in Residence Pat McCrory, a PLTW teacher at Longfellow Elementary, in partnership with the Academy for Model Aeronautics.

    Event Details:

    DATE: Saturday, September 30

    TIME: 1:00–3:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER FAMILY DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for youth and families. Youth aged 13 or older may attend on their own. Youth younger than 13 may attend with a registered adult.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.


    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Oct 5, 2023

Thursday

  • STORYTELLING POTTERY Storytelling Pottery For Retirees 5:30pm to 7:30pm @ Madjax Muncie ART STUDIO/CLASSROOM-2ND FLOOR 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $20 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 65+; may be accompanied by 30+
    STORYTELLING POTTERY STORYTELLING POTTERY

    Connect with other older adults during this 6 session class. Instructors will guide participants through the basics of hand-building pottery techniques including clay preparation, treatment, and glazing. Students will each complete a custom place setting including plate, bowl, cup, and accessories. During the last class session, participants are invited to contribute to a community meal to use their place settings, sharing conversation about the role of food and meal times in family and cultural traditions.

    Event Details:

    ***THIS IS A 6-PART CLASS AND YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ALL 6 SESSIONS***

    6-PART CLASS DATES: Thursdays 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/15

    TIMES: 5:30–7:30pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $20 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This class is made possible because of funding from the Lifelong Arts grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. Because of this, participation is limited to individuals 65 and older. Older adults may be accompanied by a younger relative or caregiver through the registration of two participants. This class is led by Tammeron & Anna Francis, a husband and wife team from ClayWood Pottery.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Oct 14, 2023

Saturday

  • HALLOWEEN TOTES Trick Or Treat Tote Bags: Sublimate Print Your Own Tote Bag 1:00pm to 3:00pm @ Madjax Muncie DESIGN LAB-1ST FLOOR 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 16+; 8+ with registered adult
    HALLOWEEN TOTES HALLOWEEN TOTES

    Come join us in creating a canvas tote bag perfect for trick or treating! Design a bag that matches your Halloween costume, or features a character you love. You can use your own artwork, digital photographs, or create a brand new design.


    Event Details:

    DATE: Saturday, October 14

    TIME: 1:00–3:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults or families. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 16 may register with an adult. Families may work together on a single registration or register for multiple projects. This workshop is led by Educator in Residence Amanda Atkins, a science teacher at Mississinewa High School.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.


    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Oct 21, 2023

Saturday

  • FAMILY GAME DAY DIY Family Game Day 1:00pm to 3:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Design Lab - 1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 PER FAMILY DUE AT REGISTRATION
    Ages: 16+; 6+ with registered adult
    FAMILY GAME DAY FAMILY GAME DAY

    Dice, cards, and spinners, oh my! This delightful and interactive workshop is designed to bring friends and families together for a day of fun, creativity, and bonding through the joy of games. Unleash your imagination and embark on a creative journey to design and conceptualize your own personalized board game or interactive activity.

    From brainstorming game mechanics and crafting game boards to designing characters and game pieces, participants will have the freedom to let their creativity soar. Various materials, art supplies, and tools will be provided.

    Participants will also be able to explore the Design Lab and learn about the different technologies available to create custom game pieces.


    Event Details:

    DATE: Saturday, October 21

    TIME: 1:00–3:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER FAMILY DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults or families. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 16 may register with an adult. This workshop is led by Educator in Residence Jenifer Pierce, a special education teacher at Northside Middle School.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Oct 28, 2023

Saturday

  • Build An Electric Two-String Guitar 1:00pm to 4:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Classroom 109 / Design Lab - 1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $20 per person due at registration
    Ages: 16+; 13+ with registered adult

    Participants will build a two-string guitar using a cigar box and a round wooden dowel. They will install an electric guitar pickup, and they will learn the basics of tuning and playing the instrument using a guitar slide.

    Event Details:

    DATE: Saturday, October 28

    TIME: 1:00–4:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $20 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 13 or older may register if accompanied by a registered adult. Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of using hand tools. This workshop is led by Maker in Residence Michael Pounds, a retired music composition professor and former mechanical engineer.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.


    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Nov 2, 2023

Thursday

  • BUTTON NOTEBOOKS Stitched Button Notebooks 6:00pm to 8:30pm @ Madjax Muncie Classroom 109 - 1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 per person due at registration
    Ages: 16+; 13+ with registered adult
    BUTTON NOTEBOOKS BUTTON NOTEBOOKS

    Learn to stitch and embellish unique notebooks using ephemera, stamps, waxed linen cording, and upcycled materials. These make lovely upcycled gifts that you can make in batches with things you find around the house and a few special supplies and tools!


    Event Details:

    DATE: Thursday, November 2

    TIME: 6:00–8:30pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 13 or older may register if accompanied by a registered adult. This workshop is led by Maker in Residence Molly Schaller.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.


    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.


    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Nov 4, 2023

Saturday

  • SUB & STITCH Sub & Stitch Ornaments 1:00pm to 3:30pm @ Madjax Muncie Design Lab - 1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 per person due at registration
    Ages: 16+; 13+ with registered adult
    SUB & STITCH SUB & STITCH

    Create your own custom photo ornament! Participants will learn how to sublimate print a photo onto fabric and will then learn basic embroidery stitches and techniques to embellish and creatively adorn their favorite photos. Embellished photos will then be cut out, a ribbon hanger attached, and sewn together and stuffed like a small pillow to create a dimensional ornament.


    Event Details:

    DATE: Saturday, November 4

    TIME: 1:00–3:30pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults or families. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth 13 or older may register if accompanied by a registered adult. This workshop is led by Maker in Residence Mary Arnett-Delaney.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.


    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Nov 11, 2023

Saturday

  • STAMPS Custom Rubber Stamps 1:00pm to 3:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Design Lab - 1st Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $5 per person due at registration
    Ages: 16+; 13+ with registered adult
    STAMPS STAMPS

    Design and Create your very own custom monogram or image rubber stamp. Unleash your creativity and make your mark with the Custom Rubber Stamps workshop, where you'll dive into the world of personalized design using the state-of-the-art Glowforge Laser Cutter. This hands-on workshop offers a unique opportunity to craft bespoke rubber stamps that reflect your individual style and artistic flair.

    By the end of the Custom Rubber Stamps workshop, you'll walk away with a set of beautifully designed and crafted rubber stamps that are exclusively yours. These stamps can be used for scrapbooking, card making, art projects, stationery, and more, adding a personal touch to every creation.

    Participants should have a basic computer knowledge. Completed stamps will be cut on the Glowforge Laser Cutter and will be available for pickup on Thursday, November 16 from 5–8pm. A variety of inks and stationary will be available for you to sample as you start your creative journey.

    Event Details:

    ***THIS WORKSHOP REQUIRES YOU TO PICK UP YOUR FINISHED PROJECT ON A SEPARATE DATE***

    DATES/TIMES: (Design/Create) Saturday, November 11; 1:00–3:00PM 

                          (Pick-up) Thursday, November 16; 5:00-8:00PM

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $5 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. This workshop is led by Maker in Residence Lena Reid.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.

    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

Nov 27, 2023

Monday

  • CERAMIC ORNAMENTS Ceramic Holiday Ornaments 6:00pm to 8:00pm @ Madjax Muncie Art Studio/Classroom - 2nd Floor 515 East Main Street Muncie, In 47302
    Cost: $10 per person due at registration
    Ages: 16+; 8+ with registered adult
    CERAMIC ORNAMENTS CERAMIC ORNAMENTS

    Create and sculpt your own custom holiday ornaments. During the first session participants will use hand-building pottery techniques to form their own custom ornaments or keepsakes. In the second session participants will use under-glaze to paint and decorate their creations.

    Ornaments will be available in early December for pick-up after they have been glazed and fired in the kiln.

    Event Details:

    ***THIS IS A 2-PART WORKSHOP AND YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS***

    2-PART WORKSHOP DATES: Monday, November 27 

                                           Wednesday, November 29

    TIMES: 6:00–8:00pm

    LOCATION: Madjax Maker Force, 515 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305

    COST: $10 PER PERSON DUE AT REGISTRATION

    This workshop is recommended for adults or families. Youth aged 16 or older may register independently. Youth younger than 16 may register if accompanied by a registered adult. This class is led by Tammeron & Anna Francis, a husband and wife team from ClayWood Pottery.

    All of our workshops and classes are led by professional makers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and community partners. We strive to provide high-quality and unique learning experiences. Registration will close up to 72 hours prior to the start of the event to provide time for instructors to prepare.


    *Note: Registrations and email reminders will be processed through SimpleTix. For multi-session workshops, only the first class meeting will appear on your ticket.

    Special thanks to our grant funders and donors who make our workshops financially accessible. Scholarships are available for individuals and families with a demonstrated need. Email kyra@madjax.org for more info.

Feb 24, 2024

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Mar 2, 2024

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Mar 16, 2024

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