Arts & Crafts

Tree drawing

Adult Coloring: Earth Day

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2:00 pm

Color the world a little bit greener at Adult Coloring: Earth Day. The ninety-minute session is free and open to the public. Materials provided.
resident artifact flyer


Join us for the RESIDENT ARTifact Finale with DC Artspace & Aras Dance March 29, 2017 6 - 8 p.m., Petworth Library Meeting RoomClick here to RSVP. #RESIDENT ARTifact is a community art project and campaign inviting Petworth residents to explore and share the story of their things.
Saturday Crochet

Saturday Crochet Circle

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:00 am

On Saturdays, we crochet! Every second and fourth Saturday of the Month, 9 a.m. - noon.  All levels are welcome.
memory book or altered book

Create a Memory Book by Janet Minichiello

Learn how to transform an old book into a "memory book" that tells your own story. Use writing, drawing, painting, and/or collage to make a new artistic creation that will help you to both preserve and share special memories. All materials, including old books, will be provided; in addition, you are welcome to bring any of your own photographs, letters, or other mementos you may wish to use.
Shamrock coloring page

Adult Coloring: St. Patrick's Day Fun

Color yourself happy! All materials provided and light refreshments served.
sweater with heart-shaped elbow patches

Patch Up Your Heart: Valentine's Elbow Patches

Romance-up your old sweater or shirt by sewing on some heart-shaped elbow patches. (Broken hearts and other less cheerful designs will also be available for the grouchy among us.) Please bring your own clean garment. Patch material, stencils, and sewing supplies will be provided.  
Before and after photo editing

Photo Editing Basics - Beginner

Learn the basics of editing your photos with two popular computer programs: Adobe Photoshop and GIMP. We will cover basic color balance, clarity and resizing images. This program is for beginners.
Art Group for Adults

Art Groups for Adults

All of us are works of art and artists at work.   Julie Youck, Art Therapy graduate student from George Washington University, offers a series of art workshops that introduces creative ways of using 2-D and 3-D media. Two sessions every Monday from 10 - 11 a.m. and 12 - 1 p.m. Registration required. Each class is limited to 8 only.  Call or email Jay at 202-727-0232 |
Adult coloring pattern

Adult Coloring

Relax and unwind with nice people as you practice meditative coloring. Free & open to the public. Supplies provided.
Adult coloring heart image

Adult Coloring - Valentine's Day Edition

Relax and celebrate romance with adult coloring. Supplies and light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.