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Monthly Guided Art Tours

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Free Guided Art Tours on
First Fridays 2020

Professional artist talks,mini lessons

Space is limited! Sign up today by calling 509-664-7624 or emailing sdanko@linktransit.com

Link Transit offers free First Friday service after 4 PM on Routes 1, 5, 7, 8E, 8W, 11 & 12. Along with this free service, we have organized a series of art experiences and tours to help familiarize you with local art venues and artists. These free to events are a collaborative effort between Link Transit and organizers of the First Friday ArtsWalk. All activities begin and end at Columbia Station and feature a brief workshop on using Link’s fixed route transportation system to reach North Central Washington destinations. Each month features a unique cultural experience and a 

Friday, July 3
Fancy Pants Jean Stencil Workshop
3-5 pm
Chelan Public Library
Give your denim jeans a new, stylish look using bleach, spray-on fabric paint. Use designs from lace edging, doilies and templates to inspire your work. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson leads this free upcycling event. Bring your own jeans or pick from our finds to create something new and fun! A bus ride and an informational tour of featured art work follows. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Aug. 7
Get Scrappy! Fabric Collage workshop
3-5 pm
Chelan Public Library
Use fabric scraps to design applique embellishments for a clothing remodel and closet upscale! We will have plenty of supplies on hand to share, but feel free to bring your own additions to the creative mix. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will share sewing and color-matching tips. A bus ride and an informational tour of featured art work follows. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Sept. 4
Off the Cuff Upcycle event
3-5 pm
Cashmere Public Library
Use old cuffs from clothing castoffs to create wearable art! Dress up with stencils and applique to bring new life to a favorite piece of your wardrobe that has reached the end of its natural life. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will share basic sewing and fabric-matching techniques.  Supplies are provided, but participants are invited to bring materials from home that inspire them. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Oct. 2
Don’t Sweat the Sweater
3-5 pm
Link Transit Boardroom, Columbia Station
Make a fashion statement by overhauling an old sweater using basic sewing techniques and fabric and color combination tricks. Create your own style with materials provided or bring your own upcycling materials. Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson will offer tips and guidance. Supplies are provided, but participants are invited to bring materials from home that inspire them. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Nov. 6
Old Sweater, New Mittens
3-5 pm
Cashmere Public Library
Craft an old wool sweater into snuggly winter mittens in this free workshop led by Link Transit guest artist Lisa Robinson. Supplies are provided, but please feel free to bring wool sweaters in need of upcycling. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.

Friday, Dec. 4
Ugly Christmas Sweater Workshop
3-5 pm
Link Transit Boardroom, Columbia Station
Participants are welcome to bring their own sweaters or sweatshirts to embellish for the holiday season or pick from the provided materials to build a wearable art project that can be exhibited during the Dec. 5 Link Transit Art on the Move exhibit. The workshop is for all ages and includes opportunities to work with fabric glue, glue guns, needle and thread and sewing machines. Link Transit Resident Artist Lisa Robinson will be available to advise on use of materials and offer sewing guidance, including the use of sewing machines. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. Please email sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624 to reserve your spot.