Happy, Shiny Things


With Bob Benson

- Saturday, December 8, 10am-1pm

Flashies, Creativity Workshop at Smith Center

Join Bob Benson, the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore, for a morning workshop where you will learn to make your own FLASHIES: dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors, marbles, etc. Each participant will leave with 2 finished FLASHIES to keep, to dangle or to adorn your house or garden. No artistic talent or experience required. All materials included. 

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