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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

‘Just For Kids’ Craft Lake Artist Workshop, taught by CLC DIY Fest Alum Teen Artist, Hailey Stephens @ Cricut (SLC: Sept 26)

SALT LAKE CITY - Craft Lake City is excited to announce the first ‘Just For Kids’ workshop, taught by CLC DIY Fest Teen Artist, Hailey Stephens. Hailey will be teaching workshop participants how to create figurines out of Polymer Clay. The workshop is open to kids ages 8 to 14, and they will leave with their very own ‘Octo in the Suds’ figurine.

The workshop will be held at Discovery Gateway on Sept. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. There is a $10 registration fee, and all materials will be provided. Parents can register their child at http://skl.sh/124lJFU.

Craft Lake City has created the Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series in an effort to not only support the handmade DIY community, but also educate and encourage others to get involved.

For more information or promotional materials, please contact: Angela Brown, Festival Director: 801.487.9221, angela@craftlakecity.com; Karamea Puriri, Marketing Manager: 801.487.9221, karamea@craftlakecity.com  

About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is a 501-C3 charitable organization. Craft Lake City’s mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of the local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. Craft Lake City was started in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, Editor and Publisher of SLUG Magazine, as a way to showcase Utah’s growing DIY community. The 2013 Craft Lake City DIY Festival featured over 200 artisans and exhibitors, and welcomed 30,000 attendees to the Gallivan Center on Aug. 9 and 10, 2013.

About Cricut: Cricut® is a world leader in personal electronic cutting machines that enable people to achieve their creative best. For 50 years, Cricut has sold tools that inspire creativity, including the Cricut electronic cutting machine, Cricut Craft Room® design software, and the Cricut Cuttlebug™ embosser and die cutter. Today, millions of people use Cricut products to create projects, and Cricut products have won dozens of industry awards. Visit www.cricut.com or call (800) 937-7686.

About Discovery Gateway: Discovery Gateway children’s museum is located in downtown Salt lake City at 444 West 100 South and is a contemporary discovery center that offers 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. The engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits invite the whole family to create, learn and play together. It is the mission of Discovery Gateway to inspire children of all ages to imagine, discover, and connect with their world to make a difference. For information, please call (801) 456-5437.

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