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Oct. 8 Sewing Workshop Canceled

Unfortunately, the Sweet Dreams Pillowcase workshop with Janet Vincent, scheduled for October 8, has been canceled.

Sept. 10 Workshop CANCELED

We’re sorry, but the workshop Getting Crafty with Old Greeting Cards, scheduled for Septmber 10, has been canceled.

News from the Museum

Alfred Shaker Museum has an exciting season ahead with many of our past programs back on the schedule. As in past years, the museum will be open on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 PM.

Events will start with our Opening Day on May 7. Opening day plans include presenting our student essay contest prize after the winner reads the essay that won. Some treats will later be offered.

Our Emery Memorial Forum will launch this year on Sunday, May 22, when Hillary Zayed describes her long road to recovery after a horseback riding accident. Zayed has many surprising insights into her experience.

There will be a Simple Gifts Music Festival in July. The date is TBD.

One Sunday, August 14, Bob Greene will discuss Black history in Maine.

On Wednesday, September 21, Don Roy will talk about his own history with Franco-American music. Roy has won many fiddling honors and once was named one of New England’s top three fiddlers. Read about his remarkable career at donroyon-line.com.

FASM also aims to hold its Simple Gifts concert in July and Apple Festival in September. Watch our website for details.

Crafts Workshops for the 2022 Season

Workshop Instructors Wanted

Each year — with the exception of the last two years — our curator Linda Aaskov has put together a series of workshops geared to involving public participation.

We are looking for teachers and or individuals who might be willing to share their interests in a one day class or series. The simplest gift is sometimes overlooked.

If you have a talent or know of someone who might be willing to share their talent, please contact Linda Aaskov at aaskov@outlook.com.

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