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The Makery

The Makery Creative classes, parties, and events in the heart of downtown State College! www.themakerypa.com. The Makery specializes in creative classes, parties and events.

We also host Open Studio Saturday, where children and their families can choose from a wide selection of modern Maker Kits to create in our inspiring space.

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Two ways to enjoy The Makery today! Pop into Open Studio Saturday in State College from 11-2 ORVisit The Makery at The M...
02/26/2022

Two ways to enjoy The Makery today!

Pop into Open Studio Saturday in State College from 11-2 OR

Visit The Makery at The Museum Bellefonte Art Museum from 12-4:30!

Check out our upcoming beginner sewing classes! You can learn how to embroider, create safe pot holders, sew an apron, a...
02/22/2022

Check out our upcoming beginner sewing classes! You can learn how to embroider, create safe pot holders, sew an apron, and make a drawstring bag! Check out these classes at themakerypa.com under Classes > Intro and Adult Sewing #statecollegepa #downtownstatecollege #centralpa

Photography Camp at The Makery !!!June 20-24 1:00-3:30pm ages 11-16(7-11yo camp SOLD OUT)The Makery$225*16 campers MAX e...
02/19/2022

Photography Camp at The Makery !!!

June 20-24 1:00-3:30pm ages 11-16
(7-11yo camp SOLD OUT)
The Makery

$225
*16 campers MAX each session

Come learn about elements of photography and go out and shoot around downtown State College! Each day we will learn something new and go out and practice. Composition, lighting, storytelling.
You must provide camera. Digital slr, point and shoot, ipod, ipad, smart phone are all welcome.

Each day will begin with a 20-30 minute lesson in The Makery *with masks and open doors, and the remainder of the session will be spent exploring downtown state college and campus to photograph.

8"x10" print for each camper included

*Link in bio
https://faldesignphotography.bigcartel.com/product/2022-photography-camp-at-the-makery

*Refund Policy
First, we would like to encourage you to simply move to another session so your child can have the experience of Makery Summer Camp. However, we understand that things come up and you may need to cancel all together. To do so, please call or email us with this information.
$50 Deposit is not refundable or transferable at any time unless it is a medical reason (must have written explanation from Doctor).
If you cancel with more than 30 days till the session start date, then you will receive all money paid EXCEPT $50 refund.
30 or fewer days prior to start of camp session = NO REFUND

Beginner sewing classes for winter and spring are now available! You can learn how to embroider, create kitchen-safe pot...
02/14/2022

Beginner sewing classes for winter and spring are now available! You can learn how to embroider, create kitchen-safe pot holders, sew an apron, and make a drawstring bag! Check out these classes at themakerypa.com under Classes > Intro and Adult Sewing #statecollegepa #downtownstatecollege #centralpa

Two FUN ways to enjoy The Makery this Valentine’s weekend!❤️ Head to Open Studio Saturday today from 11-2pm!❤️ Pop into ...
02/12/2022

Two FUN ways to enjoy The Makery this Valentine’s weekend!

❤️ Head to Open Studio Saturday today from 11-2pm!

❤️ Pop into The Makery Bellefonte Art Museum today and Sunday 12-4:30!

We can’t wait to get making with you!

Photography CampJune 13-17 1:00-3:30pm ages 7-11 *SOLD OUT*June 20-24 1:00-3:30pm ages 11-16The Makery$225*16 campers MA...
02/11/2022

Photography Camp
June 13-17 1:00-3:30pm ages 7-11 *SOLD OUT*
June 20-24 1:00-3:30pm ages 11-16
The Makery

$225
*16 campers MAX each session

Come learn about elements of photography and go out and shoot around downtown State College! Each day we will learn something new and go out and practice. Composition, lighting, storytelling.
You must provide camera. Digital slr, point and shoot, ipod, ipad, smart phone are all welcome.

Each day will begin with a 20-30 minute lesson in The Makery *with masks and open doors, and the remainder of the session will be spent exploring downtown state college and campus to photograph.

8"x10" print for each camper included

Please add your camper's name and age in the notes section at checkout.

https://faldesignphotography.bigcartel.com/product/2022-photography-camp-at-the-makery

*Refund Policy
First, we would like to encourage you to simply move to another session so your child can have the experience of Makery Summer Camp. However, we understand that things come up and you may need to cancel all together. To do so, please call or email us with this information.
$50 Deposit is not refundable or transferable at any time unless it is a medical reason (must have written explanation from Doctor).
If you cancel with more than 30 days till the session start date, then you will receive all money paid EXCEPT $50 refund.
30 or fewer days prior to start of camp session = NO REFUND

New Winter Youth Painting and Drawing session beginning Monday February 21st✨✨✨ a few spots still available! to register...
02/09/2022

New Winter Youth Painting and Drawing session beginning Monday February 21st✨✨✨ a few spots still available! to register go to ifstudios.bigcartel.com

Enjoy Galentine’s Day with us while learning how to embroider these roses! In this beginner class, you will learn three ...
02/06/2022

Enjoy Galentine’s Day with us while learning how to embroider these roses! In this beginner class, you will learn three stitches, as well as how to start and finish off your embroidery hoop. Sign up at themakerypa.com and going to Classes > Intro and Adult Sewing. February 13th, from 1pm-3pm. #statecollegepa #downtownstatecollege #centralpa

These photos are from Clay Camp 2021! We have such a great time!!! We take a “mask break” and snack break daily at the D...
02/02/2022

These photos are from Clay Camp 2021! We have such a great time!!! We take a “mask break” and snack break daily at the Duck Pond on campus or in the Martin Luther King Plaza! We are offering 3 weeks of Clay Camps this summer! All camps are ages 5 and up! #ClayCamp #DowntownStateCollege #TheMakeryPA #MakersMovement #MakersGonnaMake

New Youth Drawing and Painting session beginning Monday February 21st✨✨✨ to register go to ifstudios.bigcartel.com
02/01/2022

New Youth Drawing and Painting session beginning Monday February 21st✨✨✨ to register go to ifstudios.bigcartel.com

Have you visited our sister space yet? The Makery at The Museum makes for the perfect weekend Artist date. Open Friday-S...
01/31/2022

Have you visited our sister space yet? The Makery at The Museum makes for the perfect weekend Artist date. Open Friday-Sunday 12-4:30.

Good morning, makers!  🧶 We are now offering our crochet hat class as a single session on Sunday, February 6th from 4pm-...
01/28/2022

Good morning, makers! 🧶 We are now offering our crochet hat class as a single session on Sunday, February 6th from 4pm-6pm. $35, supplies included. 🧶

In this class, we will learn to make a hat from top down, using the double crochet stitch. We will learn to increase the number of stitches. Beginners are welcome!

This class is limited to five people and masks are required.

Register today! https://pullingthreadstudio.bigcartel.com/product/crochet-hat

#themakerypa #downtownstatecollege #makersgonnamake

Pop in this Saturday for Open Studio from 11-2pm!We have new V-day inspired Maker Kits, our Bead Bar is back, and a crea...
01/27/2022

Pop in this Saturday for Open Studio from 11-2pm!

We have new V-day inspired Maker Kits, our Bead Bar is back, and a creative, cozy space for you to make the day away!

themakerypa.com/open-studio

Super exited for our Decorative Wall Tile Workshop, Sunday 1/30 4-6 pm. We have 4 spots left. Masking is required. You a...
01/26/2022

Super exited for our Decorative Wall Tile Workshop, Sunday 1/30 4-6 pm. We have 4 spots left. Masking is required. You are welcome to bring a drink of your choice!

This tile was created by laying and smoothing many coils on top of the slab to create rhythm! This is raw clay with no glaze. We have lots of glazes to choose from too!

What: Come and create a decorative wall tile or group of tiles as we sculpt and glaze on clay slabs! This tile can displayed as a work of art on the wall or on a plate stand. Pick up on or after 2/9.

Where: The Makery, 123 Fraser St. State College, PA
Park in Fraser St. Garage free with validation!
#downtownstatecollege #psu #MakersGonnaMake #themakerypa #LynnAnneVerbeck #playintheclay #decorativetile #clayclass

NEW and exciting classes happening at The Makery ✨✨✨ Adult Beginner Oil Painting Session beginning Feb. 14th ….‘Little’s...
01/24/2022

NEW and exciting classes happening at The Makery ✨✨✨ Adult Beginner Oil Painting Session beginning Feb. 14th ….
‘Little’s’ & Tween/Teen Painting and Drawing Summer Camps open for registration 🎨 spots fill fast! Register soon:) to register for all classes and camps go to ifstudios.bigcartel.com

Did you make a snow angel today? ❄️
01/24/2022

Did you make a snow angel today?
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Our new Maker Kits are packed with crafty FUN!Stop into Open Studio Saturday tomorrow from 11-2pm, pick a kit, and get m...
01/21/2022

Our new Maker Kits are packed with crafty FUN!

Stop into Open Studio Saturday tomorrow from 11-2pm, pick a kit, and get making!

We'll also have kits and self led making experiences at The Makery At The Museum, our new sister-studio Bellefonte Art Museum -open 12-4:30 Saturday and Sunday!

Enjoy Galentine’s Day with us while learning how to embroider these roses! In this beginner class, you will learn three ...
01/21/2022

Enjoy Galentine’s Day with us while learning how to embroider these roses! In this beginner class, you will learn three stitches, as well as how to start and finish off your embroidery hoop. Sign up at themakerypa.com and going to Classes > Intro and Adult Sewing. February 13th, from 1pm-3pm. #statecollegepa #downtownstatecollege #centralpa

Join Write to Shine in reading Wintering by Katherine May and gather in late February for a virtual meeting to talk abou...
01/20/2022
Book Club

Join Write to Shine in reading Wintering by Katherine May and gather in late February for a virtual meeting to talk about the book. Get weekly prompts sent to your inbox each week to guide your own reflective and creative process.

Join us for Book Club and spend January and February reading and reflecting on the book Wintering by Katherine May. We will send weekly writing and...

Hey thanks The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau!
01/19/2022

Hey thanks The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau!

The Bake Shoppe of Devonshire won’t be hosting cookie decorating workshops at the studio this month, but stay tuned for ...
01/18/2022

The Bake Shoppe of Devonshire won’t be hosting cookie decorating workshops at the studio this month, but stay tuned for new classes this spring! 🌸

Coming soon… this summer we are offering three weeks of Clay Camp! Where: The Makery, 123 S.Fraser St. State CollegeWhen...
01/18/2022

Coming soon… this summer we are offering three weeks of Clay Camp!
Where: The Makery, 123 S.Fraser St. State College

When: Weekdays, 1-4 pm
Week 1, 6/27-7/1
Week 2, 8/1-5
Week 3, 8/15-19

What: Spend a week creating in clay and making new friends! Each day we learn a new hand-building technique, exploring the medium. We take a break each day for snack either in the Martin Luther King Plaza or at the Duck Pond on campus! Friday we celebrate by going to Duck Donuts! The end of the day is free time. The children have a table where they can work together to create an “environment”. This is where imaginations soar!

Please bring a snack and drink every day!

An Art Show showcasing your child’s creations will be held on a Sunday at 6pm on the following dates:

Week 1 Camp, July 10th, Sunday 6 pm
Week 2 Camp, August 14th, Sunday 6 pm
Week 3 Camp, August 28th, Sunday 6 pm

Please bring a box and newspaper to carry your child’s pottery home.

#claycamp2022 #downtownstatecollege #makersgonnamake

Address

123 Fraser St.
State College, PA
16801

Opening Hours

11am - 2pm

Telephone

+18148261743

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The Makery is a community art studio dedicated to inspiring creativity, artistic skill building, and joyful living in downtown State College, PA. With 16 professional instructors, The Makery specializes in creative classes, parties and events.

Our light, bright art studio also boasts a local artist's market and hosts Open Studio program where guests can use the space to create...complete with coffee and treats through our partnership with Saint’s Cafe.

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I hope it’s something fun in The Makery space at BAM!
Exciting new classes at The Makery! ✨
Pop into The Makery at the Museum today for a self-led art activity for families 12:00-4:30 📸: Facebook.com/bonafidephoto
January 6: Congratulations to Kerri Weitzel for winning a $50 gift certificate toward a private lesson or knitting class at The Makery!
Thinking about what to do this summer? Look no further! The Summer Camp schedule for The Makery is out today!
The Makery at the Museum has us wagging our tails with excitement! Visit this weekend and see it for yourself. Museum hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00-4:30
Do you want to be a Maker? Visit The Makery at the Museum this weekend and create your own paper-based Kente Cloth. This activity reflects the traditional Kente Cloth on display in our main exhibition “African Designs: Creating Wearable Art”. The Maker’s space is free and open during our regular hours Friday through Sunday 12:00-4:30 Join our opening reception Sunday, January 9th!
Kids crochet class at The Makery, sign up now! #supportlocal #downtownstatecollege
This is great news for Downtown Bellefonte Inc.and The Makery!
Youth workshops at State College Presbyterian Church & The Makery on Dec. 31, 1- 3pm. http://ow.ly/gNco30s4gyw
Youth workshops at State College Presbyterian Church & The Makery on Dec. 31, 1- 3pm. http://ow.ly/gNco30s4gyw
Don't miss this book reading at The Makery this Sunday!