Thursday, March 16 from 6 - 8 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Thank you to everyone who attended and made this opening reception one of our most successful yet! A special thank you to Pamela Moschini for speaking about her wonderful and extensive private collection of intricate hairwork - 30 years in the making and made available for public view for the first time, and Rebecca Reeves, local contemporary artist for discussing her background and her process.
Pet Hair Felting Workshop
Thursday, March 30 from 6 - 8 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Craft unique miniatures of your pets using their hair to create an amazing likeness with this felting class led by local artist Diane Hutchinson!
Horsehair Jewelry Demonstration
With Susan Newquist of RedTail Designs
Saturday, May 6 from 11 am - 4 pm at Colonial Industrial Quarter
Watch Susan Newquist of Red-Tail Designs, local artist and equine aficianado, weave handcrafted custom bracelets, earrings, and other adornments using the hair from a horse’s tail or mane as her primary material.
Victorian Hair Art Workshop
With Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann
Saturday, June 17 from 2 - 5 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Design and create your own hairart jewelry with this contemporary technique taught by Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann. At the end of this 3-hour class, you will leave with your own hairart jewelry as well as knowledge on how to create future projects!
Hairart or hairwork, the practice of laying wrapping or weaving human hair to create intricate jewelry and more, rose in popularity during the Victorian Era.
Join Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann, a fine jeweler with over 25 years of experience, as she shows you this modern take of this unusual craft.
Hair Fashion Show
Thursday, August 24 from 6 - 9 pm at Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
Pairing amazing and intricate hairstyles from a local stylist with gorgeous Victorian-inspired garments, this Hair Fashion Show is one event you won't want to miss!
This trendsetting evening will blow your hair back with its breathtaking blend of inspiring contemporary hairstyles and elegant Victorian-Era outfits. Watch models showcase this marvelous mix on the Kemerer catwalk as you enjoy light refreshments!